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2013 International Student Paper Contest Winners Announced

Congratulations to the following winners of the recent SPE International Student Paper Contest held at ATCE! These regional winners qualified to compete on the international level in New Orleans. All participants were of an incredibly high standard, and the judges had a difficult challenge deciding the winners.

2013 International Student Paper Contest Winners

Undergraduate Division

1st Place –  Suyang Zhu, Southwest Petroleum University

2nd Place –   Lukas Mosser, Montan University of Leoban

3rd Place –  Brandon Hilts, University of Texas in Austin

Master’s Division

1st Place-   Shaina Kelly, University of Texas in Austin

2nd Place-   Hamza Aljamaan, Stanford University

3rd Place-   Omokayode Omotunde, Heriot Watt University

PhD Division

1st Place –   Obiajulu Isebor, Stanford University

2nd Place –  Shu Luo, University of Tulsa

3rd Place –  Mohammed Al Hamdan, University of New South Wales

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Build the World Quarterly Winner Announced

Congratulations to the third quarter winner of the 2013 Build the World of SPE member recruitment contest, Mahdi Namvar, Hobbs Petroleum Section!

The previous quarterly winner was Cyrusba Dagogo-Jack, Port Harcourt Section.

Build the World SPE member recruitment contest begins 1 January and ends 31 December each year. By sharing information about the value and benefits of SPE membership and recruiting friends and colleagues, members are rewarded with cash and prizes. Quarterly prizes are drawn at the end of March, June, September, and December.

Do you need help recruiting?

Build the World Quarterly Winner Announced

Congratulations to the second quarter winner of the 2013 Build the World of SPE member recruitment contest, Cyrusba Dagogo-Jack, Port Harcourt Section!

The previous quarterly winner was Yonggang Zhan, SPE Southern China Section.

Build the World SPE member recruitment contest begins 1 January and ends 31 December each year. By sharing information about the value and benefits of SPE membership and recruiting friends and colleagues, members are rewarded with cash and prizes. Quarterly prizes are drawn at the end of March, June, September, and December.

Do you need help recruiting?

President’s Award for Section Excellence Recipients

The President’s Award for Section Excellence recognizes SPE sections who display exemplary efforts in technology dissemination, section operations, member benefits, society and community benefits, and innovation. The awards are presented to an officer of each section during the President’s Luncheon at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition.

2013 President’s Award for Section Excellence

  • Lloydminster
  • Roswell
  • Atyrau-Kazakhstan
  • Poland
  • Warri Nigeria
  • Mexico
  • Gulf Coast
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Aberdeen

Section Excellence Award

2013 Section Award for Innovation

  • Caracas Petroleum
  • Samara Section
  • Los Angeles Basin
  • Aberdeen

Innovation Award

2013 Most Improved Section Award

  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • East Kentucky
  • Macae
  • Oman

Most Improved Award

2013 Section Award for Outstanding YP Activity

  • Abuja
  • Atyrau-Kazakhstan
  • Bangalore
  • Los Angeles
  • Gulf Coast

Outstanding YP Activity Award

2013 Section Award for Outstanding Student Support

  • Abuja
  • Azerbaijan
  • German
  • Permian Basin
  • Dallas

Outstanding Student Support Award