The BUE student chapter hosted the North Africa Sub Regional Student Paper Contest for the undergraduate and post-graduate divisions. Participants met with industry professionals from Baker Hughes, North Sinai Gas Company and academic professionals. Participants enjoyed lunch while networking with oil and gas professionals.
Mr. Labastie was introduced by the UPPA student chapter president Brice Siewe during a visit to University of Pau. Mr. Labastie presented on “Hydrocarbons Reserves and Resources: Facts and Myths”. He spoke about unconventional resources, which represent huge resources, and the challenges associated with converting them into reserves and production. These challenges include high technology [...]
In an effort to promote student involvement with peers from other universities, the University of Manchester organized the SPE Northern Universities Winter Football Cup. The football cup comprised two 5-a-side teams from each university. The winning team competed for a trophy and the honor of being champions of the first ever inter-chapter competition. The University [...]
The deadline to submit all nomination documents has been moved from November 1 to November 15. Up to two awards of USD 5,000 are available. Nominations forms and applications can be completed online. Learn more.
Congratulations to Gerrit Verbeek! He has been awarded the 2011 Henry Dewitt Smith Fellowship. He is awarded the 6000 USD fellowship. Gerrit is pursuing a Master’s degree in petroleum engineering at The University of Oklahoma, USA. He also completed his undergraduate degree at The University of Oklahoma, graduating summa cum laude. He is fluent in [...]
The 2010-11 Distinguished Lecturer Evaluation Contest is now over, and the winners have been selected! The prize is awarded to three sections, one from each division. The sections winning the USD 500 prize are: Less than 150 members: Michigan Between 151-500 members: North India More than 500 members: Lagos Nigeria Thank you to all section members [...]
Congratulations to Sharjeel Aziz! He has been awarded the 2011 Gus Archie Memorial Scholarship. His scholarship is renewable for up to four years. Sharjeel graduated number 1 out of a total of 611 graduating students from James E. Taylor High School in Katy, Texas. He made a perfect score on the math section of the [...]
The SPE August Student Chapter of the Month Middle East Technical University Cyprus (North Cyprus Campus) is staying busy while growing their membership. The students of this chapter have been eagerly participating in and hosting petroleum engineering events. They visited TPAO Akcakoca Natural Gas production facilities and three Offshore Production platforms, including GSP Bigfoot 3 that was [...]
Congratulations to the first quarter winner of the 2012 Build the World of SPE member recruitment contest, Mr. Hans-Uwe Brackel from the SPE German Section! Previous quarterly winner: Wolfgang Ludwig, SPE German 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 [...]
The SPE Student Chapter of the Oil and Gas University of Ploiesti – Romania is the first one of its kind made for the petroleum engineering students in the country of Romania. This chapter is supporting and informing students and young professionals in the petroleum industry who want to benefit from SPE activities with help [...]