2017-2018

Important Upcoming Events

– 3rd General Night Meeting with Nabors Drilling (September 21st) – Recruitment Opportunities
– 4th General Night Meeting with Trinidad Drilling (September 28th) – Recruitment Opportunities

 

Previous Events

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.

 

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.

 

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).

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.