Category Archives: Students

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia 2008 Oil and Gas Symposium coming soon

Title: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Student Chapter 2008 Oil and Gas Symposium
Date: 14-15 October 2008
Venue: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Skudai, Johor Darul Ta’zim

For Sponsorship Opportunities and More Information:
Mr. Syamsul Affandi Hasan +6.016.2732707
Mr. Mohammad Solehin Mohammad Sabli +6.012.5507302
Mr. Sukhdev Singh a/l Gilcharan Singh (Sponsorship) +6.012.5398669

Oil and Gas Symposium 2008
Petroleum Engineering Department
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Faculty of Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering
81310 Skudai
Johor Darul Ta’zim
Tel : +6.012.8762479

SPE Malaysia Student Chapter Conference 2008 to be in June

SPE-UTP-SC will be organizing the Society of Petroleum Engineers Malaysia Student Chapter Conference 2008 (SPEMSCC 08) with a theme of “Empowering Future Young Professionals.” The main objective is to provide an opportunity for the graduating students to engage in discussions about the future directions for young professionals in the oil and gas industry.

Event: Society of Petroleum Engineers Malaysia Student Chapter Conference 2008
Date: 9-12 June 2008
Location: Undercroft, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Bandar Seri Iskandar, 31750 Tronoh, Perak Darul Ridzuan, MALAYSIA

SPE-King Saud University hosts membership campaign

ksu1During the week of March 10, SPE-KSU students organized SPE recruiting campaign at King Saud University. They invited students from different colleges and majors to attend. The presentations included an SPE overview with the benefits of SPE membership followed by instructions on how to apply and renew online, how to complete the membership application, and how to use e-library.

During 9-12 march, SPE-KSU committee organized a distinguished (full-time) SPE booth in the engineering college hall, at KSU, Riyadh, which resulted in 608+ SPE-KSU new members.

I-Tech Student Chapter starts off year with activities

itech_trip.jpgSPE Student Chapter Istanbul Technical University members enjoyed a presentation from Tarik Kandemir on 8 February 2008 during their Coffee Time. They also enjoyed a visit to Einstein Museum on 11 February 2008. The chapter has planned four technical trips for this fall term. For more information, visit their redesigned website at

Kazakh National Technical University Student Chapter to host Youth Forum

Event: 5th International Oil & Gas Youth Forum
Date: April 19-20, 2008
Location: Kazakh National Technical University
22 Satpayev Str., Almaty, Kazakhstan


This Forum is sponsored by the SPE Student Chapter at Kazakh National Technical University.  It will include Presentations by E&P company representatives; Students’ scientific and practical conference, with papers presented in English, Kazak, Russian languages; IQ Game; Round table;  Debate Tournament between International and Kazakhstani students; Lectures & Training for students; and a “Petroleum party” for Forum participants.

SPE announces Students Technical Conference/Exhibition, Call for Papers

Event: The Sixth Society of Petroleum Engineers Students Technical Conference and Exhibition
Date: 5-7 June 2008
Location: Petroleum Training Institute, Effurun, Delta State, Nigeria
Theme: The Academia and Challenges of Sustaining Human Capital Requirement of the Oil and Gas Sector.

Panel Discussion: 

  1. Place of Crisis Management in Ensuring Optimal Oil and Gas Industry Activities
  2. Personal Development Plan – Career in E & P

Deadline for Paper Submission: 30 April 2008

Contacts: Dr Gordian Obi-; Dr K. Idehen-; Dr Irwin Akpoborie- or

SPE UNIBADAN is the February Chapter of the Month

feb.JPGThe University of Ibadan Student Chapter (SPE UNIBADAN) has been chosen as the February Chapter of the Month. The chapter also has recently organized a Catch Them Young Program by visiting the Christ Ambassador International College, ibadan Oyo state, Nigeria on 13 December. The program is channeled to discover the eager young minds of tomorrow’s petroleum engineers in colleges and high schools in Nigeria. Continue reading

Dundee University student chapter travels to TOTAL's UK headquarters

The Society of Petroleum Engineers Student Chapter of the Centre for cepmlp-academic-visit-to-total_thumbnail2Energy of Dundee University attended the Universities Open Day at TOTAL’s UK headquarters having the chance to learn more about North Sea E&P challenges and shake hands with key managers from this leading industry. Pictured are attendees Diepriye Douglas, Garba Malumfashi, Humphrey Onyeukwu, Imeh Okon, Akinjide Adesokan, Nkiru Okobi, Ozim Obasi, Olusola Olanipekun, Marcus Felipe Werneck, Juan Arespacochaga, Peter B. Ogwunte, Jairo Ching Castillo (President of the Chapter) and Thomas Rattray (MBA Director and Academic Coach).