Upcoming Events:

TPA Course (Feb 18th-22nd in PFT)
DON NAN SPE/SPWLA MEETING (Feb 21st @6:30pm PFT 1202)

Previous Events:

North American Student Symposium – Feb 3rd-5th

We had a great time in Houston, TX at the North American Student Symposium (NASS). The symposium consisted of the North American Petrobowl competition, in which our team competed to win 3rd place! It also consisted of field trips to the plants and labs of various oilfield service companies, a career exhibition, a state of the industry presentation by incoming SPE president Shauna Noonan, and technical presentations. Thanks to the University of Houston for hosting, and to our very own LSU SPE President, Nehaal Kathuria, for being a Director on the committee to plan this conference.

SPE General Meeting with FESCO – Jan 31st 

We enjoyed having FESCO with us for our first meeting of the semester! A big thanks to presenter Justin Findley for speaking to us about the company and the products and services they provide.

SPE with Aaron Burton for Hydraulic Fracturing Course – Jan 23rd-24th

Students attended the Unconventionals and Hydraulic Fracturing course offered by SPE and Pi Epsilon Tau last week. A special thanks to Aaron Burton, founder of Unconventional Oil and Gas Training, for coming to LSU to teach this course.

2019 LSU SPE Paper Contest

Thank you to our SPE Faculty Advisor, Mehdi Zeidouni, the judges, and all the contestants for participating in the 2019 LSU SPE Student Paper Contest! Lots of brilliant research contributions were shared and we look forward to LSU’s success in the regionals in Pennsylvania.

PhD: 1st Place – Andreas Michael; 2nd Place – Mojtaba Mosaheb
Masters: 1st Place – Francisco Bruno Teles; 2nd Place – Ligia Tornisiello

SPE with Megalex Rods – Nov 15th

A big thanks to Megalex for closing out the semester with our last SPE event! We enjoyed hearing about carbon fiber sucker rods from Mr. Mitchell Hale, founder of the company.

Chevron Mentorship Bowling Night – Oct 30th

Chevron mentors took out their mentees for a night on the town bowling. It was a blast for them bonding with each other.

General meeting with Anadarko – Oct 11

Anadarko visited Baton Rouge to speak about their opportunities for LSU’s engineers.

Lunch and Learn with Covia Corp – Oct 12

Covia Corp visited Baton Rouge and treated LSU’s chapter to a lunch and learn session to talk about their projects and technologies in their industry.

General meeting with Exxon Mobil – Oct 18

Exxon Mobil visited Baton Rouge to speak about their projects and work in the industry.

ATCE – Sept 24th-26th

LSU SPE members attended ATCE in Dallas to learn more about the latest technology in the oil and gas industry as well as network with industry professionals and other students. LSU’s very own Petrobowl took 2nd place internationally! Our student chapter was also recognized as an outstanding student chapter!

Marathon Oil Information Session – Sept 17th

Thanks to recent LSU graduate Scott coming to talk to us about possible futures and opportunities with Marathon Oil.

Total Offshore Drilling Course – Sept 10th-14th

Thanks to Total and Mr. Philippe for coming out to LSU to teach the week-long TPA course on deepwater drilling techniques. We appreciate the joint efforts of SPE, AADE and Pi Epsilon Tau for collaborating to make this a success.

Chesapeake Info Session – Sept 6th 2018

A big thanks to Chesapeake Energy for hosting such a great information session. We loved hearing all about the company and their internship program!


Knock Knock Children’s Museum – Sept 1st 2018

A group of LSU SPE members sacrificed their Labor Day Saturday and volunteered at the Knock Knock Children’s Museum with their STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Art and Math) program spending time with the children.

General Meeting with Chevron – Aug 30th 2018

Chevron visited Baton Rouge to speak about their projects and work in the industry. Great turnout for the first meeting of the year!

Deepwater Symposium – Aug 27th – 29th 2018

Students got the opportunity to learn about new projects and technological advances happening in the Gulf of Mexico.

Engineering Tiger Connections – Aug 23rd 2018

A group of LSU students had a booth where they spoke with LSU engineering students in Petroleum or not, about joining the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

Student Involvement Fair in Union Ballroom – Aug 23rd 2018

SPE officers explain the benefits of SPE to incoming freshmen in all majors.

Roughneck Camp – July 12th 2018

LSU students attended the 2018 Rough Neck Camp for young professionals in Spring, Texas. Students were able to learn from the round table discussions focused on entrepreneurship in the oil and gas industry. Thanks to ExxonMobil for hosting!


Knock Knock Children’s Museum – July 8th 2018

A group of LSU SPE members volunteered at the Knock Knock Children’s Museum with their STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Art and Math) program spending time with the children.

LSU SPE Food Drive Summer 2018 Edition – June 15th 2018

Members of SPE donated and transported non-perishable food items to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank.