The SPE Student Chapter – JNTUK has been approved by to SPE International in April 2013. It is affiliated to SPE – Kakinada Section. The formal inauguration of the Chapter took place on 03.07.2013 under the auspices of SPE – Kakinada section. Prof. G. Tulasi Ram Das, Honorable Vice-Chancellor, JNTUK, Shri Ashok Varma, Executive Director and Asset Manager, Shri A. J. Morbale, GGM, of EOA, ONGC Kakinada, Shri Prem K. Verma, Head of Operations, RIL, Gadimoga, Varun Sharma, GGM, Oil India Ltd., Kakinada, and other officials of JNTUK & SPE – Kakinada Section were present at the inaugural function. Since then, the SPE Chapter has been celebrating the foundation day on 3 rd July every year.