Congratulations to the Kazakh National Technical University for being named December Student Chapter of the Month. Located in Almaty, Kazakhstan this student chapter has had a very busy year.
Our 7th Student Technical Conference was held again in the historic setting of the German Oil Museum in Wietze on 18th and 19th October, 2012.
Attending were a diverse group of 55 students from bachelor to PhD level. Most of the students study petroleum engineering, but geosciences, mechanical engineering, and computer sciences were also represented. As in previous years, many nationalities were present with students from Norway, Denmark, Austria, Turkey, and Romania as well as from the German Universities of Freiberg, Clausthal, Braunschweig, and Göttingen.
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. All participants were great and the judges had an extremely difficult challenge. 2012 International Student Paper Contest Winners Undergraduate Division 1st Place - Oliver Wilson, University of Tulsa 2nd Place – Zi-Chen [...]
We are pleased to announce and welcome to SPE the following new student chapters. These new student chapters were just approved at the 2012 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE). Congratulations! Dibrugarh University, India Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun, Nigeria All Nations University, Ghana Chongqing University of Science and Technology, China Brigham Young University, USA Nkumba University, [...]
Congratulations to Alexander Restrepo! He has been awarded the 2012 Gus Archie Memorial Scholarship. His scholarship is renewable for up to four years. Alex is a graduate of the Albuquerque Academy in New Mexico. While attending high school, Alex was selected to attend the Nation Youth Leadership Forum on National Security in Washington, D.C, where he explored [...]
Thank you to all section members for attending Distinguished Lecturer meetings and submitting evaluations during the 2011-12 DL season. The winners of the 2011-12 DL Evaluation Contest are: Less than 150 members: Balikipapan Between 150-500 members: None Qualified (must submit evaluations for each lecture) More than 500 members: Thailand A new DL season (2012-13) begins in September. The [...]
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. 2012 President’s Award for Section Excellence Aberdeen [...]
Congratulations to Mojtaba Pordel Shahri! He has been awarded the 2012 Henry Dewitt Smith Fellowship. Mojtaba received his BS and MS degrees in petroleum engineering, and he is currently pursuing a Ph.D. degree in petroleum engineering. He earned the 1st rank in both undergraduate and graduate studies in 2008 and 2010 among all the students. [...]
We welcome the following new student chapters to SPE. Congratulations! Escuela Militar de Ingenieria in Bolivia Universidade de Sao Paulo in Brazil Universidade Federal de Pelotas in Brazil Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria Federal University of Sergipe in Brazil Indian Institute of Technology in India Makerere University in Uganda
Petroquiz This year, with more than 400 attendees and 20 student chapters represented, the University of Ibadan emerged as the winner at Petroquiz in Nigeria. Finalists were the University of Port Harcourt, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Igbinedion University, and the University of Ibadan. Petroquiz tests students’ knowledge in reservoir engineering, drilling engineering, geology/geophysics, mathematics, SPE, and [...]