Ready to join SIPES?

Please use the contact form to request an application from our Membership Chairman.


Full Membership requires at least twelve years of experience. Limited Membership is for those who are employed.

Credit is given for time spent working toward a degree. SIPES has a membership reciprocity agreement with the Division of Professional Affairs (DPA) of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and with the Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers (SPEE).

The Houston Chapter also has a Houston Chapter Affiliate category available for those who do not qualify for the categories above. Chapter Affiliates are not associated with nor members of the SIPES National Organization.

Become a member of SIPES by first determining which membership category you might qualify for:

Full Membership

Full Membership is available for applicants who are self-employed with freedom of choice of clients and business associates.

Limited Membership

A Limited Membership category is available for applicants who are employed.

Affiliate Member

Houston Chapter Affiliate is for those who do not qualify for membership.

Benefits of SIPES Membership

  • Great Networking Opportunities!
  • Monthly Newsletter
  • Annual Conventions
  • SIPES Membership Directory
  • The Deal Buyers List
  • Continuing Education Seminars
  • Independents’ Day Parties
  • Lunch Meetings & Lectures at the Petroleum Club every 3rd Thursday
  • Professional and Ethical Standards

To receive a membership application, please use the contact form to send a message to our Membership Chairman.