Call for Nominations


NOMINATIONS DUE: May 1, 2018 at 8:00am
AWARDS PRESENTED: May 29, 2018 at SPE Calgary Section AGM

The SPE Calgary Section had over 3,000 members and hosts technical and networking events year-round. None of these events would be possible without the efforts of our volunteers.

As part of this year’s AGM, the Calgary Section will celebrate and honor those dedicated volunteers who make the SPE Calgary Section so successful.  

The online nomination process is quick and easy and worth taking the time to do!

If you know someone who has made an impact in the section through the 2017-18 term, we invite you to submit a nomination by completing this short and simple nominations form: Nominate an SPE Member Online Today!

All award categories are open to all SPE Calgary Section Members. Candidates must have a valid SPE membership to be eligible for an award.



Individual Service Award Categories

Invaluable Student Chapter Volunteer

Recognition of an SPE Student Member who has made an Outstanding Contribution to a Calgary-based Student Chapter in the 2017-18 academic year.

Outstanding Young Professional

Awarded to an SPE Young Professional who has made an outstanding contribution to YP events and activities in 2017-18.

SPE defines a Young Professional as an individual younger than 35 years of age with less than 10 years of working experience.

Invaluable Volunteer

Recognizes an SPE volunteer whose contributions have gone well beyond the norm in terms of creativity and effort in 2017-18.

Technical Excellence and Achievement

Honors an individual who has made a significant technical contribution to the engineering community in Calgary. The recipient will have given the best, most useful, most innovative, or most popular technical presentation in 2017-18 at an SPE Canada, SPE Calgary, or SPE-sponsored event.

Outstanding Leadership and Service

Awarded to a Section Director who has made an outstanding contribution to the Section by way of their long-standing involvement with the Section, and/or highly impactful leadership.

Outstanding Mentor, Role Model or Emerging Leader

Recognizes a Section Member who has made a significant contribution to the engineering community in Calgary by actively mentoring the next generation of oil and gas professionals, or by acting as a role model for gender and cultural diversification in our business.

Long Service Award

Awarded to an SPE Senior Professional, who has contributed to the success of the Calgary Section and/or other SPE Sections, as demonstrated by numerous years of service as a valuable volunteer, author, presenter and/or fund-raiser.

SPE defines a Senior Professional as an individual more than 55 year of age.

Corporate Award Categories

Corporate Technical Excellence and Achievement

This award recognizes corporations that share their learnings in the development or application of new technologies; or who have demonstrated excellence in project execution or HSE initiatives.

Corporate Community Engagement or Educational Outreach

Awarded to companies that have demonstrated excellence in community engagement or educational outreach in Western Canada, as demonstrated by a presentation at an SPE Technical Meeting or Conference in Calgary, or as generally known by the SPE community.

Corporate Support of SPE Calgary Section

Awarded to a Calgary-based corporation that has made an outstanding or sustained financial (or in-kind contribution) to support the SPE Calgary Section, and who actively encourages employee engagement in SPE Calgary.


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Bob Pearson, the Recognition Team Lead, using the information below:

C: 587.894.6255 |

Award Categories

Individual Service Award Categories
• Outstanding Young Professional
• Invaluable Volunteer
• Technical Excellence & Achievement
• Innovation in Section Activities

Corporate / Group Award Categories
• Outstanding SPE Student Chapter Activity
• Innovative Project Excellence
• Innovation in Safety
• Community Engagement

Selected by SPE Nomination Committee
• SPE Partner Award

The SPE Partner award is a prestigious award granted to the corporation that has made the most significant contributions in the SPE community; based on number of active members, employee volunteers, technical knowledge dissemination and financial contribution.