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Press Release – October12, 2009

Acid Gas Injection Symposiu – Calgary, Alberta, Canada

James E. Smith, P.E. recently presented a paper at the First International Acid Gas Injection Symposium held at the Coast Plaza Conference Center, Calgary, Alberta, Canada on October 5, 2009. His topic was “A Review of Acid Gas Injection with Discussion of Critical Criteria for Future Acid Gas Injections Projects”. The Conference was developed by Dr. John Carroll, Director of Geostorage Process Engineering at Gas Liquids Engineering in Calgary, Canada.

 

 

2009 Society of Petroleum Engineers Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition

 

James E. Smith, P.E. recently attended the 2009 Society of Petroleum Engineers Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. The International Conference was attended by over 8,000 professionals in the petroleum industry worldwide. ATCE 2009 featured technical sessions with approximately 375 papers on innovative technologies, case studies and best practices. More than 390 exhibiting companies, utilizing 88,800 sq ft of exhibit space, featured the latest products and services in the Petroleum exploration and production industry.

 


Tyler morning Telegraph Story on James E, Smith

October 15, 2006

BUSY MAN

 

James E. Smith, a Tyler registered professional petroleum engineer and president of James E. Smith & Associates, Inc., Spartan Operating Company and Peak Oil & Gas, Inc., has been busy lately.

Earlier this month, he lectured on “Introduction to Gas Quality Specifications” during the Red River Conference 2006 in Tyler. The conference is presented by the North Texas Gas Producers Association, the Natural Gas Society of East Texas and Access Education.

Smith also participated in the 2006 Society of Petroleum Engineers Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in San Antonio, where he attended the short continuing education courses “Horizontal Well Completions” and “Reservoir Aspects of Horizontal and Multilateral Wells”.

 

Greg Junek

Business Editor

Tyler Morning Telegraph


Press Release - July 8, 2005

SPEE Conference - Quebec, Canada

James E. Smith, P.E., Tyler Petroleum Engineer, and President of James E. Smith & Associates, Inc., Spartan Operating Company, and Peak Oil & Gas Company, was invited to attend a breakfast to meet with Elizabeth Ames Jones, recently appointed to the Railroad Commission of Texas. Jones recalled her ties to Marshall and East Texas and spoke briefly to the group on the future of the petroleum industry. Jones, a San Antonio resident who will be up for election in March of 2006, outlined her plans for improving the oil industry in Texas and answered questions on the Railroad Commission in general. James E. Smith, P.E., Tyler Petroleum Engineer, and President of James E. Smith & Associates, Inc., Spartan Operating Company, and Peak Oil & Gas Company, recently attended the international convention held yearly by the Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers (SPEE) in Quebec City, Canada. Held at the Fairmont Chateau le Frontenac hotel, the conference was attended by professional evaluation engineers from the U.S. and Canada. The program included presentations on energy supply, demand, and price, global energy security issues, ethics, Canadian royalty trusts, the Russian energy industry today, and the SPEE Parameter Survey.

Breakfast Meeting with Elizabeth Ames Jones, Texas Railroad Commission

James E. Smith, P.E., Tyler Petroleum Engineer, and President of James E. Smith & Associates, Inc., Spartan Operating Company, and Peak Oil & Gas Company, was invited to attend a breakfast to meet with Elizabeth Ames Jones, recently appointed to the Railroad Commission of Texas. Jones recalled her ties to Marshall and East Texas and spoke briefly to the group on the future of the petroleum industry. Jones, a San Antonio resident who will be up for election in March of 2006, outlined her plans for improving the oil industry in Texas and answered questions on the Railroad Commission in general.

Texas Alliance of Energy Producers - Oil Legends Luncheon

James E. Smith, P.E., Tyler Petroleum Engineer, and President of James E. Smith & Associates, Inc., Spartan Operating Company, and Peak Oil & Gas Company, member of the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers has been named as one of the hosts for the Oil Legends luncheon on July 19 at Hollytree Country Club. The event will honor two great pioneers, "Dad" Joiner, who drilled the first discovery well, and Daisy Bradford, who owned the land and mineral rights. Special guests will include surviving family members of Mr. Joiner and Mrs. Bradford; Bruce Wells, Executive Director of the American Oil and Gas Historical Society, Washington, D.C.; Joe White, Director of the Kilgore Oil Museum, and State Senator Kevin Eltife, who will present the awards at the luncheon. The Texas Alliance of Energy Producers was created in 2000 with the merger of two of the oldest oil and gas associations in the nation, the North Texas Oil & Gas Association and the West Central Texas Oil & Gas Association.


Press Release - November 11, 2004

James E. Smith, P.E., Tyler petroleum engineer, has completed a Society of Petroleum Engineers Workshop on Hydraulic Fracturing. The workshop was held November 10 and 11, 2004 at the Ellison Miles Geotechnology Institute at Brookhaven College in Dallas. The technical agenda included discussions regarding improving production, horizontal wells, fluid applications, fiber assisted transport, proppant transport, fracture conductivity, fracture design and mapping, seismic techniques, and fracture propagation.


Press Release - October 5, 2004

James E. Smith, P.E., Tyler Petroleum Engineer, recently attended a 2-day continuing education course entitled “Petroleum Reserves” in Houston, Texas at the George R. Brown Convention Center. The course was designed for industry professionals involved in the estimation and/or filing of petroleum reserves under SEC and/or SPE/WPC guidelines or any oil or gas professionals interested in gaining a better understanding of the reserves estimating process.  A basic knowledge of reserves estimation methods and reserves definitions was recommended, but not required of all attendees.  Instructors were John Hodgin and Thomas Wagenhofer, Ryder Scott, L.P.


Press Release - October 5 2004

James E. Smith, P.E., Tyler Petroleum Engineer, has attended the Society of Petroleum Engineers Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. “A World of Evolving Technology” was the theme of this years Conference program, which ran from September 26 – 29.  ATCE is one of the most prestigious and long-standing events in the upstream oil and gas industry. Celebrating its 80th year, ATCE events included more than 450 technical papers presented throughout 73 sessions designed to meet the needs and address the everyday challenges of engineers, scientists, managers, operators, university students and industry executives. Smith is a 45-year member of the organization.


SPE Annual Conference - October 2004
James E. Smith, P.E., participated in the Society of Petroleum Engineers Annual Conference in Houston, Texas.
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Press Release
James E. Smith, P.E., Tyler consulting petroleum engineer, was invited by Strategic Research Institute to present a paper on July 30 at the Gas Shales: Production and Potential Conference in Denver, Colorado. 

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Our new address is 310 South Vine, Tyler, Texas 75702

 


Spartan Operating, a sister company of JES, has been approved by the Railroad Commission as a bonded P-5 Operator, as now required by 91.142, Texas Natural Resources Code, requiring operators to carry a $25,000 bond. Spartan has operated over a thousand wells in the New Mexico, Texas, and Louisiana areas, and specifically the East Texas area.

We have a full service production department to help you operate and manage your wells. Please check out the Engineering Services & Wellsite Services sections.

Also, James E. Smith, P.E. was the featured engineer in the East Texas Review, February 2002. Please click here to see the write-up.
In March 2002, JES was working with Pacific Petroleum Technology (PPT), a group of Russian engineers, on application of their Hydrojet Abrasive Perforating technique, which is used in Russia.
Be sure to check out our Photo Gallery for some pictures of recent activities.

 


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