2017-2018

Important Upcoming Events

– Lunch and Learn with TAM International (November 17th)

 

Previous Events

Recycling around Campus – November 12th, 2017


LSU SPE members volunteered on Sunday to help clean up campus after gameday. Attendance for this Volunteering event was 14 students.

Arkansas Football Tailgate sponsored by Workstrings International – November 11th, 2017


Tailgate sponsored by Workstrings International for the home football game against Arkansas.

 

2017 SPE Golf Tournament – November 10th, 2017

Attendance for this event was 70 students and industry representatives. Event description and pictures will be updated as soon as possible.
 

General Night Meeting with Anadarko – November 9th, 2017


Special thanks to Anadarko and all of our amazing students for the wonderful turnout at this week’s meeting. This was our last meeting of the semester and Anadarko made it a great one! Attendance for this General Meeting event was 83 students.

 

2017 API Delta Chapter Joint Society Luncheon – November 8th, 2017

API Delta chapter hosted a luncheon on the topic of “A Case for the Growth of Louisiana’s Oil and Gas Industry” with the keynote speakers being Greg Upton and Sharon Hewitt. This event was hosted at the Marriot Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. Attendance for this Networking event was 5 students.
 

Wild Well Control Blowout Training – October 28th-29th, 2017


Some of our students are now officially industry certified to prevent blowouts. We would like to thank Wild Well Control for offering this amazing course to our members. Everyone passed the certification test! Attendance for this Training and Networking event was 21 students.

General Night Meeting with Southwestern Energy – October 26th, 2017


We would like to thank Southwestern Energy for being our honored guests for last week’s general night meeting. Our students got a chance to learn more about Southwestern and their operations, and enjoy the Raising Canes social afterwards. Attendance for this General Meeting and Social event was 55 students.

Auburn Football Tailgate sponsored by Workstrings International – October 14th, 2017


Delicious gumbo being prepared at our joint football tailgate with AADE. Sponsored by Workstrings International for our home game against Auburn. Attendance for this Networking and Social event was 115 students.

SPE ATCE 2017 – October 9th-11th, 2017


LSU SPE members attended ATCE in San Antonio to learn more about the latest technology in the oil and gas industry as well as network with industry professionals and other students.

 

Core Element STEM Fest – September 30th, 2017


LSU SPE members represented our chapter at the Core Element STEM Fest at the New Orleans Saints practice facility. Members played “Oil Finder” game with lots of kids and taught them about the different geological structures with the New Orleans Geological Society (NOGS). Attendance for this Community event was 4 students.

 

General Meeting with Trinidad Drilling – September 28th, 2017


Trinidad Drilling visited our campus for the very first time for a General Night Meeting. Our students received a great opportunity to learn more about Trinidad Drilling’s services and operations. Attendance for this General Meeting and Social event was 51 students.

 

Chevron Mentorship Program – September 25th, 2017


LSU SPE’s Chevron Mentorship Program hosted their first General Meeting to tie up Mentors and Mentees, with catering provided by Raising Canes at the end of the meeting. Attendance for this Networking and Social event was 55 students.

 

General Meeting with Nabors Drilling – September 21st, 2017



Nabors Drilling visited our campus for the very first time for a General Night Meeting with high-level representatives. LSU SPE officers and the PERTT Lab gave a tour to the representatives before proceeding to the meeting. Our students were extremely excited to learn more about innovation and the future of the drilling industry through Nabors. After the meeting, Nabors hosted a social at Walk-On’s for some delicious food and networking opportunities. Attendance for this General Meeting and Social event was 70 students.

 

Energy Day Volunteer Event – September 16th, 2017


LSU SPE volunteered at Energy Day by teaming up with SPE Delta Section, Shell, AAPG, NOGS, BOEM, Energy4ME, and PIPE with booths that taught hundreds of kids and families about Oil and Gas at Louisiana Children’s Museum. The whole museum was filled with oil and gas activities. Attendance for this Community and Networking event was 8 students.

 

Lunch and Learn with Baker Hughes-GE – September 15th, 2017


LSU SPE held its first lunch and learn ever in chapter history. We were proud to have Baker Hughes-GE as our “learn” and Raising Canes as our “lunch” components for our first lunch and learn. Turnout was excellent at 75 students which meant that the entire room was completely full. Attendance for this Lunch and Learn and Social event was 75 students.

 

Bowling Social at All Star Lanes – September 13th, 2017

LSU SPE hosted a bowling social at All Star Lanes. Attendance for this Social event was 25 students.

 

General Night Meeting with ConocoPhillips – September 7th, 2017


ConocoPhillips Representatives visited our chapter and hosted a General Night Meeting, to talk to us about their business strategies and give us advice on how to become successful petroleum engineers. Attendance for this General Meeting and Social event was 70 students.

 

Industry Panel Discussion – September 5th, 2017

LSU SPE hosted an annual Industry Panel Discussion that included Mock interviews, and activities from the following companies: Anadarko, Baker Hughes-GE, ConocoPhillips, Chevron, Newfield, Shell, Halliburton. Attendance for this Networking event was 48 students.

 

Welcome Day Event – August 31st, 2017


LSU SPE hosted a Welcome Day Event for all Petroleum Engineering students in Association with AADE, SPWLA, and Petroleum Honor Society. Attendance for this Networking event was 114 students.

 

College of Engineering’s Tiger Connections – August 24th, 2017


LSU SPE participated in College of Engineering’s Tiger Connections Event where all other Engineering Organizations were present to recruit new students. Attendance for this Networking event was 60 students.

 

Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Technical Symposium – August 21st-23rd, 2017


LSU SPE members attended the 21st Annual Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Technical Symposium in New Orleans to learn more about how Offshore operations work. Many of the members also attended the Fin Feather Fur Food Festival which showcased some delicious food and an opportunity to network with industry professionals. Attendance for this Networking event was 74 students.

 

LSU Transfer Career Day – August 18th, 2017

LSU SPE attended LSU’s Transfer Career Day fair to reach out to all incoming Transfer Students. Attendance for this Networking event was 22 students.

 

LSU Student Organizations Showcase – August 15th, 2017

LSU SPE attended LSU’s Student Organization’s showcase to reach out to incoming freshmen about the tremendous activities that LSU SPE hosts and participates in. Attendance for this Networking event was 48 students.

 

SPE Delta Section Path Forward Meeting – August 9th, 2017


LSU SPE Officers attended the SPE Delta Section Path Forward Meeting, and presented to the Delta Section board on LSU SPE’s plans for the year. Attendance for this Networking event was 2 students.

 

Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank – July 15th, 2017


LSU SPE members volunteered at the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank early Saturday morning. Attendance for this Community event was 6 students.

 

Bowling Social – July 12th, 2017


LSU SPE organized a fun bowling social for all of its members that were in town during the long summer break, at All Star Lanes in Baton Rouge. Attendance for this Social event was 34 students.

 

Emerging Engineering Conference – June 15th, 2017


LSU SPE members attended the Emerging Engineering Conference at the ExxonMobil Houston Campus. Attendance for this Networking event was 16 students.

 

STEM Day – May 22nd, 2017


LSU SPE teamed up with Delta Section, NOGS, and SGS with a booth that taught hundreds of students about Geology, Engineering, and Petroleum Engineering during STEM Day in New Orleans at a local baseball field. Attendance for this Community event was 7 students.

 

SPE Delta Section Scholarship Banquet – May 16th, 2017


Our LSU SPE members made up for 9 out of 15 recipients of the SPE Delta Section Scholarship. We are extremely proud of them and our great relationship with Delta Section. SPE hosted a great scholarship banquet dinner for our scholarship winners at the Sheraton hotel in New Orleans. Attendance for this Networking event was 11 students.

 

2017 Petroleum Engineering Department Crawfish Boil – April 21st, 2017


LSU SPE sponsored the 2017 Annual Crawfish Boil for the Petroleum Engineering Department. The Crawfish Boil is a huge event for all petroleum engineering majors and faculty to attend and enjoy some classic Louisiana Crawfish, but none bigger than for the graduating seniors who would present their final senior project earlier in the day. The event was also attended by industry professionals and members of the Industry Advisory Committee to network and congratulate graduating seniors. We are proud to announce that our faculty advisor, Dr. Medhi Zeidouni was also awarded the Craft and Hawkins Teaching Award at the event. Attendance for this Networking event was 406 students and faculty.

 

Industry Advisory Committee Luncheon – April 21st, 2017


LSU SPE leaders were invited by the Department of Petroleum Engineering to have a luncheon with members of the Industry Advisory Committee to make the department even better. After the luncheon, LSU SPE presented to the members of the Industry Advisory Committee on their upcoming plans for the 2017-2018 Academic School year. Attendance for this Industry Engagement event was 21 students (Officers and Directors only).

 

General Meeting with Newfield CEO Lee Boothby – April 20th, 2017


President/CEO of Newfield Exploration, Lee Boothby visited LSU to present about his role at Newfield, and to give some great tips and advice to students on how to mitigate the current downturn in the industry to find success. Mr. Boothby was so helpful to the students, that the planned one-hour meeting lasted for more than three hours. A pizza social followed afterwards. Attendance for this General Meeting and Social event was 75 students.

 

General Meeting with SPE Eastern Regional Director Joe Frantz – April 6th, 2017

SPE Eastern Regional Director Joseph Franzt’s visited LSU to present about his role within SPE as a Regional Director, and also as the Vice President of Range Resources. After the meeting, SPE sponsored dinner at Caliente Restaurant as a Social event. Attendance for this General Meeting and Social event was 102 students.