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SPE I-Tech Student Chapter Organizes a Three-Week Seminar

img_0777SPE I-Tech Student chapter recently held a three-week seminar. The speaker was Dr. Cenk Yaltirak, who studies at Istanbul Technical University. He spoke to the students about a few different topics. This seminar was part of the master’s course program at the university, and both lecturers and undergraduate students attended the seminar. Continue reading

Congratulations to SPE Student Chapter of the Month- University of Trinidad and Tobago!

chapter-of-the-month-2_editThey have successfully formed several sub-committees while enduring a heavy workload, as well as modified and relaunched their spe.utt.org website.  The SPE Student Chapter at University of Trinidad and Tobago held a field trip to TOFCO, where fabrication of offshore platforms performed, visiting the world famous Trinidad Pitch Lake.  Continue reading

SPE Mehran Student Chapter Hosts a One-Week Training Workshop

spe-teamSPE Mehran Student Chapter of Mehran University of Engineering & Technology recently held a one-week training workshop at the Makhdoom Daud Hall for students interested in petroleum engineering, mining engineering, and geology. The courses were instructed by Asif Akber, a CEO at Obiz Pakistan, and ranged in topics from well planning and field development to world energy and petroleum economics. Continue reading

Petroleum Engineering Summer School (PESS) Holds Summer Session

PESS participants in June 2009

PESS recently wrapped up two 5-day seminar sessions held in Dubrovnik, Croatia. PESS is as an academic program for advanced studies of the Inter-University Centre, Dubrovnik. The international seminars are organized by the Executive Director of PESS, a professor of the Petroleum Engineering Department, School of Mining, Geology & Petroleum Engineering at the University of Zagreb, and co-directors who are distinguished professors from the universities all over the world. The mission of PESS is the exchange of knowledge at academic and industry level. Continue reading