Category Archives: Asia Pacific


SPE CUPB Student Chapter Raises Money For Earthquake Victims

On April 26, the CUPB SPE Student Chapter began to raise funds in order to donate to the quake-hit zone Yushu, where the 7.1-magnitude quake claimed the lives of at least 2,064 people, with 12,135 injured and 175 missing. In this activity, students were encouraged to sign to pray for the people affected and donate money to them.
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Pictures and posters of the earthquake were shown so that the seriousness of the earthquake would be known. Within a day, the students had received 1,564 RMB donations and posted the money to Red Cross Society of China.Through this activity, the CUPB students made the situation of Yushu known to more students and spread their concerns and wishes to the people of Yushu.
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The students also intend to raise more concerns for the environment.

China University of Petroleum holds Petroleum Knowledge Competition

chinauofpetroleum1The SPE Student Chapter at the China University of Petroleum in Beijing recently held a “Petroleum Knowledge Competition.” Fifty-two students from various departments of the university attended the competition, and sixteen of those students made it past the first round of the competition.  Those sixteen students were then divided into four teams to compete against each other.  The four teams were:  Brave Drilling Bit, Gambit, Crown, and Black Gold.   The competition consisted of the teams answering technical and non-technical questions associated with the oil and gas industry. Continue reading

An Opportunity to Achieve Gold Standard Now Available to All Student Chapters

There is now a Gold Standard opportunity available to all student chapters.  Each student chapter that submits their completed annual report by the 1 April deadline not only is eligible to compete for the  Outstanding Student Chapter Award, but will also have an opportunity to achieve Gold Standard.  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 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