Welcome. Penn State is a world renowned institution of learning. Here, you will spend some of the most unforgettable years of your life. I am proud and honored that you would choose SPE as part of your time here.
The Society has a long standing tradition of excellence; producing many professionals who go unto lead corporations large and small. Wherever your career will take you, I can assure you, you will go far.
Our industry is one of many challenges, often of much scrutiny. In a time where the demand for energy is becoming greater and greater, the world is looking to us for the solutions. In our effort to find such solutions, we are also endowed to educate the public as to responsibility, integrity and dignity with which we have done so.
Albert Einstein once said, “Try not to become a man of success, but a man of value.” So in the end, it is not the rise in quarterlies but the gain in understanding that will push us forward into the next evolution of our industry.