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Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)

The society welcomes all students who are interested in a career or knowledge of the global Oil, Gas and Petrochemical industry. We incorporate students from all petroleum related disciplines.
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Society of Petroleum Engineers at the University of Leeds (SPE Leeds) is an organization that functions as a local chapter within the SPE International – the largest individual member organization of serving managers, engineers, scientists and other professionals worldwide in the upstream segment of the oil and gas industry. 

We welcome everyone with a genuine interest in the petroleum industy and those who plan the career in Oil, Gas and Petrochemical area. By incorporationg students from a wide range of the petroleum related sectors, such as: geology, geophysics, petrophysics and chemical engineering; we create a warm atmosphete for not only creating your own network but also broading the horizons.

2018-2019 Committee

  • President - Marcin Kurmaniak
  • Vice president - Aleksandr Novikov
  • Operations Director - Joshua Crook
  • Treasurer - Hema Qader Hasan
  • Communication Director - Tayisiya Shovgelia
  • Academic Officer - Harry Ford

Society of Petroleum Engineers International (SPE)

SPE is the largest individual-member organization serving managers, engineers, scientists and other professionals worldwide in the upstream segment of the oil and gas industry. They offer a unique opportunity to contribute to the profession through programs and activities and many of the accomplishments are driven by the dedicated members.  By visited their website you can sign up to the international SPE.  PLEASE NOTE, by signing up to the international SPE you DO NOT become a member of the Leeds SPE.  In order to obtain the benefits of joining the Leeds SPE you must join online through the Leeds University Union page. MEMBERSHIP IS FREE.  If you are unclear on this matter please contact us.

To register with SPE International as a student, Please visit this site  and follow the onscreen instructions.


Useful documents

  • Social Guidelines

    Should you be running a social, check out the guidelines for events you run.

  • Lunch Club

    Lunch Club takes place every Tuesday from 13:00 - 14:00 at Mechanical Engineering 1.31/1.31a. Everybody welcome!

SPE Lunch Club!!! Every Tuesday from 02.10.18 Time: 13:00 - 14:00 Location: Mechanical Engineering 1.31/1.31a Everybody is welcome to join! P.S. Don't forget to bring your lunch...


The following groups or projects are run by Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)


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