We are to a close for the 2013 year. I hope everyone is enjoying the cooler weather and winter festivities. Thanks to everyone for such a great year with SPE. We have our last 2013 luncheon on December 5th luncheon will Distinguished Lecturer Jennifer Miskimins with Barree & Associates. Jennifer will discuss“Unconventional Reservoirs – What Should You Be Concerned About?" We will resume SPE luncheon meetings in January 2014 and are looking forward to a great year. The Nineteenth SPE Improved Oil Recovery Symposium falls in 2014 and will take place at the Renaissance Hotel from April 12-16 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Registration is now open and SPE members receive a $100 discount. Registrations that occur before March 14th are also discounted by $150 for members and nonmembers. Students are encouraged to attend for a price of only $60 per registration before March 14th. Go to www.speior.org/registration.shtml for more details. Finally, SPE memberships are due for the 2014 year. Fill out your mailed forms or you can go online to www.spe.org/join/renew.php to renew your membership.

Thanks and warm wishes for the holidays,

Rita Behm
2013 - 2014 Chairman