German Section

  • Meet & Greet in Bochum

    Nov 21, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM (CET)
    The German Section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers invite you to: Meet & Greet in Bochum Are you interested in bridging the gap between young and experienced professionals by getting together in a relaxed atmosphere outside your business environment? Then, this Meet & Greet event serves as an excellent opportunity! The Meet & Greet will give you the opportunity to exchange social experience, technical topics and other interesting facts about our industry. Senior professionals bring a young professional! YPs, bring along a senior colleague! Remember, you do not need to be a SPE member or an engineer to attend, so register and come along to enjoy our good company!  Expenses will not be covered by GSSPE. WHEN: Tuesday, 21st of November 2017, beginning at 7 p.m. WHERE: Game food & fun, Willy-brandt-Platz 10, 44787 Bochum Registration via: RSVP button below or
    Bochum, Germany

  • Rolf Schiffer: Geothermisches Potential der Türkei

    Nov 23, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CET)
    Geothermal potential of Turkey and the Black Sea region Rolf Schiffer Abstract The presentation will show the potential and development of the geothermal market in Turkey, which currently is one of the most dynamic geothermal energy markets worldwide. In addition, an overview of the geothermal potentials and the activities in the Black Sea bordering states will be given. Furthermore, possibilities for activities and chances of drilling industry and service companies in the geothermal energy market are presented and discussed. Biography Dr. Rolf Schiffer, born 1964, studied geology and palaeontology as well as basics in geophysics and mineralogy. He holds a degree in geology (applied geology - hydrogeology and geochemistry) and a doctorate in the field of natural sciences focussed on applied geology from the Technical University Clausthal (Germany). He has more than 25 years of experience in R&D as well as consultancy while working for scientific institutions and consulting companies in different functions as geologist, consultant, project and line manager, business development manager and CEO. About 10 years ago Dr. Schiffer found, Schiffer Consult. The company acts in the sectors: geology, engineering and observation, hydrogeology, environmental and resources as well as in project development and business consultancy, especially in infrastructure and geothermal energy projects. He is managing partner of GEO ConsEnS, a network of experts, acting on the development of sustainable energy systems, especially regarding to the Renewables and hereby geothermal energy. Dr. Schiffer is assistant professor of the Ruhr-University Bochum. He is member of several working committees and is one of the AHO experts of the Federal Government for Geothermal Energy. From 2011-2013 Dr. Schiffer acted as the secretary of the German Geothermal Association. As expert, Rolf Schiffer gives his support to European and international joint ventures, business and project developments like the Geothermal Group or GREENSTORC. 
Dr. Schiffer’s experience, his international networking and his know-how of the geothermal market are sought after in national and international events and projects. Details und Registrierung Ort/location: Mercure Hotel Hannover, Oldenburger Allee 1, Hannover Datum/date: 23.11.2017 Vortragssprache/language: Deutsch/German Ablauf: Social Hour 18:00, Vortrag/Lecture 18:30, Essen/Meal 20:00 Anmeldung/registration: bei/with Christopher Dalton ( ); bitte geben Sie an, ob Sie am Essen teilnehmen/Please indicate if you stay for the meal. Frist zur Registrierung/registration deadline: 20.11.2017 Eintritt/admission (incl. Getränke, Essen):    SPE und DGMK Mitglieder 30€   SPE Mitglieder reduziert (Rentner und Studenten) 10€   Nichtmitglieder 35€​​​​
    Hannover, Germany

  • Lecture in Hannover by Hernan Buijs

    Jan 11, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CET)
    Hernan Buijs
    Hannover, Germany

  • Vorlesung und Vortrag Hannover

    Mar 1, 1:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CET)

  • Vorlesung Hannover

    May 17, 1:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CET)

  • Vortrag Hannover

    Jun 14, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CET)

  • POSTPONED: Combined Section Field Trip German, Swiss and France Section

    May 8 - 10, (CET)
    >>>>> invitation as pdf. file:  SPE-CombinedSectionFieldTrip-Invitation_2017-05_l.pdf EVENT POSTPONED Dear SPE Member. It is our pleasure to invite you to the first Combined Section Field Trip to the Basel area from May 8 – 10, 2017 . Together with our local sponsor Endress+Hauser we have organized visits to a shale rock laboratory and the production and calibration centers of oil field sensors. The CEO of Endress+Hauser will also attend when our 2017 SPE President, Janeen Judah presents her keynote speech. In addition you can listen to a SPE lecture on Tuesday evening. Time Location / Event   Monday, May 8 18:00 Arrival at Hotel Stücki, Badenstrasse 1,  CH-4057 Basel, +41 61 638 34 34, dinner on personal arrangements     Tuesday, May 9 07:00    Departure by bus to St. Ursanne, Switzerland  08:30 Meet at Mont Terri visitor center, Route de la Gare 63, CH-2882 St. Ursanne  (limited to max  40 people !!) ·       Introduction to Mont Terri Rock Laboratory by Paul Bossart, Director Mont Terri Project ·       Visit Underground Rock Laboratory, visit and discussion of the in-situ experiments Please note: Average temperature approx. 13° C. Wear a jacket and adequate shoes. Receive helmets locally . 11:30 Travel by bus to Endress+Hauser, Hauptstraße 1, 79689 Maulburg, Germany 12:00 2 nd group travel per bus from Hotel Stücki to Endress+Hauser, Hauptstraße 1, 79689 Maulburg, Germany   12:45 Arrival of all participants at Endress+Hauser, Maulburg, Germany   13:00 Welcome and safety briefing by Reinhold Bietzker, Global Development Manager Oil&Gas, Endress+Hauser and Jörg Herwig, Director Marketing Endress+Hauser Maulburg (max 80 people !!) 13:05 Lunch 14:30 Factory tour for Level, Pressure, Radiometric and Tank Gauging production and calibration     17:00 Transfer to hotel Stücki and check-in 18:00 Transfer from hotel Stücki to Basel and ten minute walk to restaurant 18:30 Dinner at Restaurant Safran Zunft, Gerbergasse 11, 4001 Basel, Schweiz Guest of honor is Mr. Urs Endress, Shareholder of Endress+Hauser Group 20:45 SPE Lecture by Matthias Meister: „The Future of the Oil Industry“ 22:00 Transfer back to Hotel Stücki by bus or free public transport, tram   Wednesday, May 10 08:00 Transfer by bus and private cars to Endress+Hauser headquarters, Kägenstrasse 2, 4153 Reinach, Switzerland    - reserved SPE car parking space indicated 08:30   Welcome, safety briefing, introduction to Endress+Hauser, Reinhold Bietzker ·       Introduction to products, services and solution portfolio, Management 09:30 Factory tour for Coriolis mass flow meters and calibration center 11:00 Coffee break                         11:30 Flow Meter Technology in the oil field, Jens Fuglsang, Head of Global Industry Management Endress+Hauser 12:00 Welcome from Matthias Altendorf, CEO of Endress+Hauser Group ·       Introduction of SPE to Endress+Hauser Keynote speech of 2017 SPE President Mrs. Janeen Judah ·       “Earning Trust – Operating in a Distrusting World” 13:00 Group picture in Atrium 13:10 Open discussion and oil field feedback 13:30 Lunch at Sternenhof Atrium, Endress+Hauser 14:30 End of SPE Flied Trip and departure    Travel to Hamburg: “Woman in Oil and Gas”   together with 2017 SPE President Janeen Judah !!   We have a limited number of participants for the Mont Terri Rock Laboratory. The facility can handle maximum 40 visitors.  For the visit at Endress+Hauser we want to limit it to about 80. First come, first served! Late registrations cannot take part in the Mont Terri visit. Register early! Participants can park their car at Hotel Stücki and use the bus for the trip to St. Ursanne, or later at 12:00 directly from Hotel Stücki to Endress+Hauser in Maulburg. The “Mobility Ticket” issued by Hotel Stücki for their residents allows free of charge transportation by bus and tram in Basel. Tram Nr. 8 drives from the hotel directly to Basel center, Marktplatz, next to the restaurant Safranzunft and back. Cost Structure: At your own cost on Invitation by Endress+Hauser ·       travel to and from Basel ·       hotel in Basel or surrounding    (we blocked 50 rooms at Hotel Stücki, SFR  145,- per night, you get contacted by them for” your binding booking” !!) ·       dinner on Monday ·       share of bus travel from Hotel Stücki towards Mont Terri, St. Ursanne and back  (around € 20) ·       Lunch on Tuesday ·       Dinner on Tuesday ·       Lunch on Wednesday ·       Transfer from Hotel Stücki to and from factory locations    Insurance Information Bus travel by: WMR Touristik GmbH, Müllheim, D           car insurance with passenger protection exists Mont Terry Rock Laboratory, St. Ursanne, CH visitor insurance exists, receive safety helmet locally Endress+Hauser , CH und D                                                                visitor insurance exists All other                                    “at your own risk” Everybody has to obey the local safety rules! Safety instructions will be provided upfront at each location. Registration        (must be full SPE member!) German Section of SPE, until   Monday, April 10, 2017 . You need to let us know (need all for complete  registration) : First Name / Last Name / job title / company affiliation / country of residence / e-mail / mobile ph. nr. with country code arrival date / by: car, train, air / departure date / by: car, train, air? participation in Mont Terry Rock Laboratory visit? / by bus , own car? hotel Stücki or own booking? /  Night May 8 – 9?  / Night May 9 – 10? Bring with you:    Personal ID, warm clothing and shoes for Mont Terri
    Basel, Switzerland