About SIPES Houston

The Houston Chapter of SIPES is the largest local chapter of the SIPES National organization, which is based in Dallas. Part of the richness of SIPES is the networking and communication that propagates between the chapters in these oil communities. 

When you see the SIPES Certificate of Membership, you can always be sure that you are dealing with honest and reputable geoscience professionals.  Please visit our national website for more details.

Our Mission

To be the pre-eminent organization for furthering the professional and business interests of independent practitioners of the earth sciences.

In achieving this vision, emphasis is placed on:

  1. Professional Competence
  2. Professional Business Ethics
  3. Presenting a favorable, credible and effective image of the Society

Who We Are

Founded in 1963, SIPES is one of Houston’s premier professional groups in the energy industry.

The Society of Independent Professional Earth Scientists (SIPES) is the only national organization designed exclusively for the independent or consulting professional earth scientist. Members include geologists, engineers, geophysicists, geochemists, and other earth scientists.

Interested in joining us? Learn more about membership and the Houston chapter, or register for upcoming luncheons and events, where speakers discuss petroleum geology, engineering and other oil and gas business topics.