Category Archives: Students

Ambassador Lecturer Speaks to Rivers State Chapter

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.

Petroleum Engineering Summer School (PESS) Holds Summer Session

PESS participants in June 2009

PESS recently wrapped up two 5-day seminar sessions held in Dubrovnik, Croatia. PESS is as an academic program for advanced studies of the Inter-University Centre, Dubrovnik. The international seminars are organized by the Executive Director of PESS, a professor of the Petroleum Engineering Department, School of Mining, Geology & Petroleum Engineering at the University of Zagreb, and co-directors who are distinguished professors from the universities all over the world. The mission of PESS is the exchange of knowledge at academic and industry level. Continue reading

Rajiv Gandhi Chapter Named Outstanding for July

gandhi_chapterSPE 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

NED Student Chapter Hosts a Day Course

ned_chapterRecently, SPE NED University student chapter organized a certified course on the topic “Basics of Directional Drilling.”  The 7-hour course was held at an NED auditorium, with 225 in attendance. Mr. Shoaib Farooqui, Base Manager Karachi at Weatherford Oil Tool M.E Limited, instructed the course. Continue reading

Recent USC Student Chapter Activities

usc_picture1Recently, representatives from the The University of Southern California’s SPE Student Chapter gave presentations, participated in technical sessions, received awards, and helped to present the USC Petroleum Engineering Program on the exhibition floor at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition. Continue reading