The 2015 Symposium was a great success. Thank you to everyone who attended and all of our presenters for your hard work and dedication. We look forward to seeing you next time!

Congratulations to Mr. Travis Gray to win our First Annual Young Professional (YP) Presentation Award.

Travis wrote and presented SPE 173585, Maximizing Productivity Using High Angle Electric Submersible Pump Tangents. 

As he is located in the Oklahoma City area, Travis will be receiving recognition for his efforts at an upcoming Oklahoma City SPE chapter meeting.

Thank you to all YP’s for your presentations!  We were proud to recognize you for your efforts.  Great work.

Keynote Speaker at Monday Lunch

Harold Hamm SPE POS 2015 Keynote Speaker

The Keynote speaker at the Monday Lunch for 2015 SPE Production and Operations Symposium will be Mr. Harold Hamm of Continental Resources. 

Growing up in rural Oklahoma, Harold Hamm was the last of 13 children born to sharecroppers. He went to work in the oil fields as a teenager and established Continental Resources in 1967 at the age of 21. He built a grassroots startup into an NYSE-traded, Top 10 producer of petroleum liquids in the United States. As a voice for America’s oil and natural gas industry, he’s on a mission to help make America energy independent within the next decade.

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This biennial symposium held at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City is devoted to showcasing the most advanced proven technologies as well as future or emerging technological concepts to further the development and production of oil and natural gas.

The meeting will present papers to help operators achieve commercial viability with innovative solutions to drilling, completion, and production engineering issues. The goal is to help the oil and gas industry improve well and program economics and extend commercial success to reservoirs that are difficult to produce.

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