SPE 2012: Chevron commits $1 million for SPE programs

Offshore staff

SAN ANTONIO – Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) has committed $1 million to support the SPE programs dedicated to increasing student participation and advancing energy education.

The company announced at the SPE Annual Meeting that it will donate $250,000 per year for four years to support three initiatives: SPE’s Student Dues program, which enables students to participate as members free of charge; the Energy4Me program, which educates the public and students about energy and the upstream oil and gas industry, online and through training and teaching materials; and PetroWiki, SPE’s knowledge-sharing wiki, which provides information about E&P industry engineering.

Mark Rubin, executive director of SPE, said: “As a not-for-profit organization, SPE counts on the generous support of companies like Chevron to offer valuable programs to our members and the industry.”



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