Welcome to the East Texas SectionSince it’s start on April 18, 1940, the East Texas Section has been at the center of activity in the East Texas Oil and Gas fields. Located in Tyler, Texas, the section has more than 300 members and offers opportunities for networking and continuing education throughout the year. Currently, the section meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month from September to April at the Potpourri House in Tyler, Texas at 11:30 AM for a meal and a program of interest usually focusing on new technology or topics of interest to their members. The Annual Golf Tournament takes place in May and is the primary fund raising event for our scholarship program. The section prides itself in its sustained program of generous scholarships to students of engineering.