Who we are?

Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA) is the "Home" for Formation Evaluation and Petrophysics

  • Non-Profit corporation
    • Founded in 1959
  • Dedicated to the advancement of petrophysics
    • Log and core measurements
    • Formation evaluation techniques
      • Hydrocarbon, mineral and water resources

  • Goals and Objectives
    • Promote awareness and value of petrophysics in the O&G industry and the scientific community
    • Serve as the voice of our profession
    • Play a major role in petrophysical education
    • Provide information services to scientists in the petroleum and mineral industries


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SPWLA 2022 Annual Symposium
Stavanger Norway




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Nominate a SPWLA Global Distinguished Speaker

We are now accepting nominations for the SPWLA Global Distinguished Speakers from all the SPWLA regions in addition to the SPWLA Distinguished Speakers selected from the 2021 Annual Symposium.

SPWLA Global Distinguished Speakers are nominated by their peers, colleagues, SPWLA local chapter, and/or SPWLA regional director to support regional activities and ensure the coverage of Distinguished Speaker Program to SPWLA Chapters worldwide.

Please kindly submit your nominee (self-nomination is not possible) with below information to VP-Education@spwla.org by Thursday, July 15th, 2021 the latest.

  1. Full name, email address, affiliation, and bio of the nominee. 
  2. Abstract of the distinguished talk from the nominee (300-500 words).
  3. Maximum of 300 words on why the nominee should be considered as a SPWLA Distinguished Global Speaker.
  4. Nomination FORM

The nominees will receive a notification to provide a pdf version of the talk that he/she will present and all other requirements. The selected candidates will receive a letter of invitation as Global Distinguished Speaker.