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  • 1 April 2015
    Exploration & Production

    The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Aberdeen Section has appointed Shankar Bhukya as its new chairman, taking over from Ross Lowdon who has stepped down due to re-location to Houston. Beginning his career as regional applications engineer at Smith Services in Aberdeen, Bhukya has more than eight years’ oil and gas industry experience and is […]

  • 30 October 2014

    The Aberdeen Section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) has been awarded the SPE President’s Award for Section Excellence for the fifth consecutive year – the first of 190 SPE sections in the world to achieve this.  The award recognises sections around the globe which display exemplary efforts in technology dissemination, membership programmes, contribution […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    SPE Aberdeen reaches its landmark 40th anniversary in 2014. “Having arrived shortly before the first drop of oil was extracted from the North Sea, SPE Aberdeen hopes to be here when the last drop of oil comes out of it,” SPE Aberdeen said in the press release SPE is an oil and gas industry membership […]

  • 28 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Afren plc (“Afren” or the “Company”) non-Executive Chairman Mr Egbert Imomoh has been recognised with the Commander of the Order of the Niger (“CON”) awarded by the President of the Federal  Republic of Nigeria. This prestigious award recognises Mr Imomoh`s services to Nigeria, and to the oil and gas industry worldwide. Separately, Mr Imomoh has […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Aberdeen Section Board has elected Ian Phillips, chief executive of the Oil and Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC), as its new chairman. Phillips assumes the position from Shankar Bhukya, who has stepped down ahead of a move to Singapore. Ian Phillips, an MBA qualified Chartered Petroleum Engineer, has held positions including […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Aberdeen Section has appointed Anthony Onukwu as Chairman. Mr Onukwu takes over the role from Masud Javaid and undertakes the role from August 2012- July 2013. With 12 years of experience in the energy industry, Anthony is currently a senior technology analyst for ITF and is SPE Aberdeen Chairman […]

  • 6 September 2017

    The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Aberdeen has announced the winners of the North Sea Regional and SPE Aberdeen awards for achievements in the section.  The awards ceremony took place during Offshore Europe week, September 5, at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre. SPE International president Janeen Judah presented the awards to those who have […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    2014 is a very special year for SPE (Society of Petroleum Engineers) Aberdeen Section as it reaches its landmark 40th anniversary.   To mark this and acknowledge the continuous efforts made by its members across the years, SPE Aberdeen will celebrate with a black-tie dinner on Thursday, 7 August, which will welcome an impressive line-up […]

  • 11 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Teachers and career advisors were invited to see firsthand the innovations in the energy sector from the businesses behind the leading technologies. The ‘Energising Schools Initiative’ took place on 15 November at this year’s SPE ICoTA European Well Intervention Conference and Exhibition. Organised by SPE Aberdeen and ICoTA, the visit included Aberdeen City & Shire […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Aberdeen Section has appointed Ross Lowdon as Chairman. He takes over from Anthony Onukwu and will hold the chairmanship until September 2015.

  • 22 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    The President of SPE International, a global society which aims to advance the technical and professional skills of individuals in the oil and gas industry, spent last week visiting the Aberdeen section including attending its annual awards ceremony. President Dr. Ganesh Thakur was in the city to hear about the innovative and important work that […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Aberdeen Section has appointed Ross Lowdon as Chairman. He takes over from Mr. Anthony Onukwu and will hold the chairmanship until September 2015. Beginning his career as a hydrographic surveyor, Lowdon has more than twenty years’ experience in the oil and gas industry and is currently the head of […]

  • 11 August 2016

    Sixteen energy industry experts have been appointed as an executive committee for the offshore E&P conference and exhibition SPE Offshore Europe 2017.  SPE Offshore Europe has been held biennially in Aberdeen since 1973. It is organized by The Offshore Europe Partnership, a joint venture between Reed Exhibitions and the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). According to […]

  • 14 September 2015

    The UK oil and gas industry regulator, the Oil & Gas Authority (OGA), will give a presentation on the topic of Maximising Economic Recovery (MER) at the SPE Aberdeen technical meeting, organized by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Aberdeen Section. The SPE said it would launch its 2015-2016 events programme this next week. According to the […]

  • 17 May 2017

    The Oil & Gas Technology Centre’s Technology Zone at SPE Offshore Europe 2017 exhibition and conference will present a series of technologies used in alternative sectors which, in turn, could encourage the oil and gas industry to adopt new products. The Centre said on Wednesday that technologies such as robots, composite materials, additive manufacturing, and […]

  • 12 July 2013

    Around 50 students from across Europe are to take part in the inaugural Society of Petroleum Engineers Europe Petro League, which is to be hosted by the Aberdeen Section during Offshore Europe. This competition is the first of its kind in Europe and will bring together those studying oil and gas related university courses to […]

  • 25 May 2017

    Pedro Parente, CEO of Petrobras, and Robin Watson, chief executive of Wood Group, will speak at the opening plenary session at SPE Offshore Europe to be held in Aberdeen from September 5-8, 2017. They will join Ben van Beurden, CEO of Royal Dutch Shell, and Bob Dudley, chief executive of BP, to address this year’s […]

  • 10 September 2015

    The 2016 Offshore Achievement Awards (OAAs), organised by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Aberdeen Section, this time with new categories, has been launched. The awards were launched at this year’s Offshore Europe exhibition in Aberdeen, during which the SPE ran workshops for schools to teach them more about the oil and gas industry and […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Research & Development

    Advanced completion technology covers a powerful range of equipment and techniques in the oil and gas industry and is set to be the focus at Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Aberdeen Section evening meeting later this month. Annabel Green, product line director at Tendeka, the provider of completions systems and services to the upstream oil […]

  • 5 November 2014

    The findings of a workshop focusing on discrimination issues in the oil and gas industry have been published today by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Aberdeen Section. ‘Breaking the Cycle of Discrimination’, which took place in Aberdeen on 1-2 October 2014, highlighted problems such as cultural and gender discrimination, social bias, bullying in the […]

  • 24 November 2014

    Offshore oil and gas and renewables companies have just days left to enter the 2015 Offshore Achievement Awards, SPE says. The deadline for the awards, organised and hosted by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Aberdeen Section and supported by main sponsor TAQA, is Monday December 1, 2014.  According to the SPE, the 11 awards […]

  • 22 March 2016

    The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Aberdeen revealed the winners of the 30th Offshore Achievement Awards on March 17, with Dan Purkis of Well-SENSE Technology collecting the Significant Contribution accolade. Tendeka and Well-Centric were named Great Large and Great Small Companies respectively, whilst Interventek Subsea Engineering, Darcy, N-sea, CETCO Energy Services, TWMA, Peterson and Aker […]