The Young Professional committee of SPE Bangalore Section organized an education day at Kendriya Vidyalaya in DRDO, Bangalore on 18 February. The event was organized to guide school students interested in mathematics and science towards a career in the oil and gas sector which is one of the most exciting and challenging sectors.
A team of seven people from SPE Bangalore section presented various options available to the students in oil and gas industry. The event received such overwhelming response that it had to be done twice to accommodate all the students. A total number of 150 students were benefitted from the same.
The event began with the secretary of SPE Bangalore Section, Palvi Mech enlightening students about the society of petroleum engineers, what it does and how it helps in the growth of oil and gas sector. This was followed by an overview of oil and gas sector by Jonathan Minz, Ashish Verma and Michelle Vishwanathan. The students were quite eager and enthusiastic throughout the presentation and kept asking questions at regular intervals.
The overall event of around three hours was a new and exhilarating experience for the future budding engineers and scientists of Bangalore. The event was a great success and the students were made aware of the various career options available to them in oil and gas industry. The students and teachers of Kendriya Vidyalaya really appreciated the effort put by the YP committee and wanted this event to be a yearly calendar event.