Society of Petroleum Engineers

SPE Celebration of the AIME 150th Anniversary ~ 2020

AIME has granted funds to its Member Societies to support customized celebrations of AIME’s 150th at their annual conferences beginning October 2020 through 2022, due to the pandemic.  These will include special keynote speakers, cake and champagne toasts, and commemorative gifts.  Some will also use a 150th video created by SPE and History Walk pop-up banners created by SME and TMS.

Specifically, SPE hired a special keynote speaker for its Member Monday virtual event.  Daniel Yergin, Vice-Chair, IHS Markit, is the author of The Commanding Heights, The Prize, The Quest, and The New Map.  He was introduced by AIME President-Elect Designate from SPE (and Colorado School of Mines, Petroleum Engineering Department Head, Jennifer Miskimins.  See the video at…; Learn more about Mr. Yergin at