Chairman's Message

Word of Welcome from the Chairman 2010- 2012

Abu Dhabi Chapter

Message from the Chairperson

The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Abu Dhabi section has a long history of success as a source of dissemination of technical know-how to the Abu Dhabi Oil and Gas community. The technical events also double as social networking events to those who attend its many functions.

This year’s Abu Dhabi Board comprises of a mix of both experienced and young men and women from the industry who will strive to replicate the successes of the past years and aim to excel even further.

The events lined up for the coming year comprise of two or more programs every month, including topical technical talks by experts in their fields, world renowned SPE distinguished lecturers, two workshops, a geological field trip and the ever popular SPE Family Day.

This year technical activities will be targeted to encourage and generate bigger participation from Young Professionals within the UAE who are already working in the industry and students from the Petroleum Institute and other universities.


In this years technical program the talks will focus on the Technical Challenges facing the industry at large and emphasis on those related to Abu Dhabi oil companies both upstream and downstreaSPE Abu Dhabi wishes to sincerely thank its sponsors for continually and generously supporting its activities. This support has sustained the chapter’s proud successes.


I take pride in welcoming you to attend our technical programs as your participation will make it a continued success.

Ali Salem Ali Salem Al Rawahi

Chairperson-SPE Abu Dhabi Section