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Dates for your Diary - please make every effort to attend

Tom Patten building, 36KAll meetings unless otherwise advised are held either in the lecture room of the Tom Patten Building at the Institute of Petroleum Engineering, Heriot Watt University Edinburgh or BP, Aberdeen at 5.30pm.   The University of Paisley (Room P121, P Block) will be added to the list of venues.

Members can participate at these meetings through the video-conference link between the venues. Please let Steve Bedford know in advance if you intend to attend at the BP offices.

Click here for a map and directions on how to get to the Tom Patten Building at Heriot Watt.

Click here for a map and directions on how to get to BP offices.

Click here for a map of the university campus at Paisley.

Dates for your diary 2014

Wednesday, 8 January 2014, 5.00pm (for 5.30pm) *
BP, Aberdeen
Shale Gas
Speaker: Mike Richards, Aberdeen Drilling Management

Wednesday, 12 February 2014, 7.00pm (for 7.30pm) *
BGS, Murchison House, Edinburgh
The geology and history of surface mining in East Ayrshire
Speaker: John Crone, Geologist

Wednesday, 5 March 2014, – 1.00pm (for 1.30pm)
University of St Andrews
Young Persons’ Lecture Competition

Tuesday, 11 March 2014, – 6.00pm (for 6.30pm provisional)
Marcliffe Hotel, Aberdeen
Scotland's Oil? How might an independent Scotland maximise its oil and gas revenues?
Speaker: Derek Leith, Ernst & Young and Judith Aldersley-Williams, CMS Cameron McKenna LLP

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 6.00pm (for 6.30pm)
Lochside House Hotel, New Cumnock
The regeneration of the Polkemmet Colliery site
Speaker: Alan Blair, Fairhurst

16 & 17 April 2014 – 8.45 a.m.
Aberdeen Petroleum Club, Aberdeen
Downhole Metallurgy – selection for oilfield exploration, production and injection wells
Speaker: Ed Wade, MetalEcosse Ltd
Further information (pdf)

* Video-conference link between Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Paisley available

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