Houston Chapter Meetings

The AADE Houston Chapter holds its meetings monthly at 11:30 a.m. at the Petroleum Club of Houston.  Each month a speaker is invited to discuss a relevant industry topic.  


Venue Information:


Petroleum Club of Houston

1201 Louisiana Street

Houston, TX 77002

(713) 659-1431

2018 Meeting Schedule

Joint Luncheon Meeting w/ SPE Drlg Study Group - SOLD OUT

Date: Thursday, December 6, 2018, 11:00AM

Place: The Petroleum Club of Houston
1201 Louisiana Street, 35th Floor, 

Houston, TX  Map
Speaker: Richard Spears - Managing Director, Spears & Associates

Presenting: Outlook for the Oilfield Equipment & Service Market 2019

Registration: SOLD OUT

Costs: $35/Members/$45/Non-Members, RSVP by Tuesday, Dec. 4, noon


With an engineering degree from Oklahoma State University and graduate work in industrial engineering, Richard Spears has worked for 40 years in the upstream oil and gas industry, starting as a field engineer for Halliburton. Today, Richard is one of the managing directors of Spears & Associates, an oilfield market research firm founded in 1965. The firm has over 350 clients worldwide. Richard has been with the firm since 1985.


Richard is a 35-year member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.


Richard is on the board of directors of Evolution Engineering, a manufacturer of measurement while drilling systems. 




Outlook for the Oilfield Equipment & Service Market in 2019



The oilfield began growing in Q4 2016, with improvement expected throughout 2018 and 2019 despite current challenges in the Permian Basin.  Richard Spears will present his firm’s 2019 outlook for key oilfield service & equipment markets.