February 2015 Meeting

Please be invited to the second SPE meeting of 2015, which will be held on Tuesday, February 17th at Charlottehaven Hotel & Conference Center.  Our event this month is kindly sponsored by Chevron.

The main presentation, “Holistic Diagnostic Approach: The Key to Successful Conformance Engineering”, will be given by Julio Vasquez of Halliburton

Following on from this, our post-dinner presentation, “Keeping the Tail Wagging: Discussion on experiences of running very late life assets in the Dutch sector - When do you stop producing? How can you keep making money from tail end production?  Risk versus reward?” will be given by Ewan Chesser of Chevron Denmark Inc.

Drinks: 17:00 - 18:00
Presentation and SPE News: 18:00 - 19:00
Dinner: 19:00 - 21:00

Please sign up by Tuesday 10th February (for dinner) following this link.

First meeting in 2015

Please be invited to the first SPE meeting in 2015, which will be held on January 21st at Moltkes Palæ and is sponsored by Hess.
The main presentation will be given on 'Obtaining a high quality Ocean Bottom Seismic (OBS) survey on the South Arne Field', by Marianne Rosengreen and Erik Jakobsen of HESS.

The post-dinner presentation will be on 'Downhole Scale Mitigation Trial on South Arne Using High Frequency Electromagnetic AC Signals', by Anders Krag Norman of Hess.


Drinks: 17:00 - 18:00

Presentation and SPE News: 18:00 - 19:00

Dinner: 19:00 - 21:00

Please sign up by Friday 16th January (for dinner) following this link.

SPE Young Professionals Meeting

The Young Professional Section of SPE will be holding an event on the 14th of January at 17:30 at a location in Copenhagen which will be announced closer to the date, with the main theme dedicated to career guidance.


The meeting, which will be held in a informal setting, will have Bill Ginty speaking about his career in the oil industry. Bill, a personally very outgoing petroleum engineer, held a variety of positions within the industry. Bill is a University of Texas graduate, starting his career as a roustabout with Marathon Oil in 1982, later on moving on to become a wireline engineer in Schlumberger in the Middle East, and eventually settling down in Denmark with various roles in Maersk, Hess and DONG. Throughout his career Bill has written and co-authored a number of SPE papers and is a long standing SPE Copenhagen Board member.


If you would like to participate in the event, please sign up by writing to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

November Meeting at Maersk

The next SPE meeting will be held at Maersk on Wednesday November 19th.

Please note the change of date from the September Newsletter.

The pre-dinner presentation will be on the 'Maersk Drilling Service Delivery Model', by Kristian Coff-Petersen of Maersk Drilling.

The post-dinner presentation will be on Dan Bravo Rationalisation, by Jakob Knudsen of Maersk Oil.

As Always,

Drinks: 17:00 - 18:00

Presentation and SPE News: 18:00 - 19:00

Dinner: 19:00 - 21:00

Please sign up by Friday 14th November (for dinner) following this link. Note - registration is required even for attendance at the presentation only, due to Maersk office security requirements. Non-Maersk employees who have not signed up beforehand may not be allowed in.

Student Scholarship

The SPE Copenhagen Section Student Scholarship can be applied for once a year by students working with petroleum engineering or closely related topics. The total amount that can be applied for is 15,000 DKK. The scholarship can be applied for by filling in the application form, which can be downloaded from here. The application form should be returned to the secretary of the SPE Copenhagen Section:
Ken Wesnaes, A/S Dansk Shell, Mikado House, Rued Langgaards Vej 6-8, DK-2300 København S

The letter should be marked:

SPE Student Scholarship.

The application should be returned no later than 1st December 2014

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