SPE Mehran Student Chapter of Mehran University of Engineering & Technology recently held a one-week training workshop at the Makhdoom Daud Hall for students interested in petroleum engineering, mining engineering, and geology. The courses were instructed by Asif Akber, a CEO at Obiz Pakistan, and ranged in topics from well planning and field development to world energy and petroleum economics. Continue reading
Prince Adagwe, Schlumberger, an SPE Ambassador Lecturer, spoke recently on the status of the worldwide petroleum industry to members of the Rivers State University of Science and Technology SPE Student Chapter. More than 90 students and guests attended. The Ambassador Lecturer program is designed to connect students with young professionals who are 35 years old or younger.
Behrooz Fattahi and Serge Rueff visited SPE I-Tech student chapter during 19th ITU Petroleum and Natural Gas Seminar held in Istanbul 18–19 June 2009. Fattahi gave a talk titled “Challenges of the Future” in the morning with 43 SPE members and student chapter members in attendance. Continue reading
SPE Student Members of the Rajiv Gandhi School of Engineering in Chennai, India hit the ground running, so to speak, in their first year as an SPE Student Chapter. In one month the chapter hosted a field trip for juniors and sophomores to help them understand the practical perspective of their studies; conducted a number of video presentations to help make learning more enjoyable and illustrative; launched the “SPE School,” an initiative to enhance the communication and leadership skills of students, and which will also act as an internal knowledge sharing forum; and launched a job seeker’s forum aimed at providing assistance to final year members to fine tune their job searching skills. Continue reading
SPE’s I-Tech student chapter recently held coffee time on the topic of ensemble Kalman filter (EnKF) at the Istanbul Technical University. Professor Dr. Albert Reynolds from the ITU Ayazaga Campus Mines Faculty spoke to 40 students on the importance of history matching, both professional and advanced. Continue reading