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.
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.
The students also intend to raise more concerns for the environment.
The China University of Petroleum, Beijing Student Chapter hosted two student workshops that focused on personal development, career planning, and the latest cutting-edge technology. Continue reading
The 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
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 the following student chapters for their outstanding work this year! Click on a chapter’s name to read interviews and see pictures. Continue reading
Congratulations to our International Student Paper Contest Winners 2009 Winners! Continue reading
They 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
Congratulations to the newest student chapters just approved!
Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand
University of Auckland, New Zealand