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Taylor Montoya
SPE-PB Chairman 2023-2024
Sr Reservoir Engineer, Permian Joint Ventures

Dear Esteemed Members of the Society of Petroleum Engineers Permian Basin,


I extend my warmest greetings to each of you as we gather to mark the beginning of an exciting new chapter in the journey of our community. As Chairman of the SPE Permian Basin Chapter, I am honored to address you and share the enthusiasm that propels us forward into the 2023-2024 term.

The past has provided us with invaluable lessons, and the present offers us the chance to translate that wisdom into impactful actions. It is with this spirit that our dedicated Board of Directors has diligently worked to chart a path for the future. Comprising a diverse team of 20 passionate individuals, we are committed to fostering an environment that encourages learning, engagement, and the spirit of giving back.

Our mission is clear and unwavering: to create opportunities that empower our members to learn, connect, and contribute to the community. Guided by the principle that involvement in one's community enriches both individuals and the collective, we are driven to make the Permian Basin SPE Chapter a true home for all.

Within the vibrant tapestry of West Texas, we find an array of innovative minds and creative thinkers. Our goal is to bring these exceptional individuals together, forging connections that transcend professional boundaries. Whether through our monthly technical luncheons that expand your knowledge base, hands-on engagements with young students eager to explore science, or mentoring aspiring college students, we provide a platform for you to contribute and thrive.

We understand that time is a precious commodity, and I assure you that the investment you make in SPE events will yield invaluable returns. Just as in the realm of energy, the effort you put in will be met with rewards that sustain and enrich. Our collective pursuit of excellence is fueled by your involvement, your insights, and your unwavering dedication.

While we have an exciting journey ahead, remember that the strength of our community is founded on the values we uphold. The power of mentorship and the significance of collaboration have shaped our industry, and now is our opportunity to shape the future. The bonds we form, the knowledge we exchange, and the unity we nurture all contribute to a collective strength that propels us forward.


Stay connected and engaged by following us on LinkedIn and ensuring our emails reach your inbox. As we continue to evolve and improve our communication systems, your participation remains invaluable. For all inquiries, ideas, and opportunities for collaboration, we invite you to reach out to us at

In closing, I extend my heartfelt appreciation for being a part of our vibrant community. Each one of us contributes to the symphony of progress that resonates through our industry. As we embark on this new chapter, remember that your dedication, your expertise, and your engagement are what make our journey not only possible but truly remarkable.


With great anticipation,

May 2022
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