Become an Author

The upstream oil and gas industry has advanced because engineers, scientists, and managers share their knowledge, experiences, and discoveries through technical papers and presentations. This section provides guidance and resources to allow you to contribute to the industry's literature through SPE.

Meeting Papers

We hold conferences throughout the year that solicit paper proposals (abstracts). Authors of selected papers are notified and asked to submit a full manuscript, which are published in the conference proceedings and appear in our library.


We accept both meeting manuscripts papers prepared specifically for journal publication. All submissions undergo peer review by experts in the topic.



If you have an idea for a book manuscript, you can submit a book proposal for review.

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