All selections have been made for the STAR Program for 2008, and arrangements are in progress.
The STAR Program sponsors students to attend ATCE at no cost. This is not a program that can be applied for. The SPE International Board of Directors identifies specific universities, and one student from each of those universities is chosen based on the following criteria:
- Student chapter officer
- In his/her 3rd year of university
- If more than one person fits the above criteria, the person with the highest grade point average is selected
Congratulations To The First Participants Selected for the STAR Program!
1.Â Andrzej KwiecieÅ„,Â AGH University of Science and Technology
2.Â Mauro Duarte da Silva Carvalho,Â Augustino Neto University
3.Â Tetarani Fitriasih,Â Bandung Institute of TechnologyÂ
4.Â Orawan Kittiyaowamarn,Â Chulalongkorn University
5.Â Somtochukwu Sibeudu Okezie,Â Federal University of Technology (FUTO)
6.Â Natalia (Natasha) A. Vasilyeva,Â Gubkin University
7.Â Anuar Totikbay,Â Kazakh National Technical UniversityÂ
8.Â Sultan M. Al-Sarhani,Â King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
9.Â Jacob Buma,Â Perth Student Chapter
10.Â Rahma Ahmed Mirza Al Rahma,Â Petroleum Institute
11.Â Thelma N. Ochonogor,Â Robert Gordon University
12.Â Mohammad Hossain Nikpoor,Â Tehran Petroleum University of Technology
13.Â Aleksey A. Borisenko,Â Tyumen State Oil and Gas University
14.Â Fernando Perin Munerato,Â Universidade Estadual De Campinas
15.Â Gabriel Huong Nai Hui,Â Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS
16.Â Ahmed Ragab Mohamed,Â University of Cairo
17.Â Rui Wang,Â University of Petroleum China, Beijing
18.Â Emmanuel U. Ekweanua,Â University of Port Harcourt
19.Â Laura Marcela PÃ©rez Arenas,Â University of Santander
20.Â Rochelle Steyn,Â University of Western Cape & University of Stellenbosch
Members of the King Saud University SPE Student Chapter attended the First Saudi Innovation Exhibition focusing on innovations related to exploration and production. The student chapter members also organized a 6 day SPE recruiting campaign, which brought the chapter’s membership to more than 600. Trips during the month included a visit to the Disabled Children’s Association and a field trip to a natural gas distribution company.
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
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Oil and Gas Symposium 2008
Petroleum Engineering Department
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Faculty of Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering
Johor Darul Ta’zim
Tel : +6.012.8762479
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
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During 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.
SPE 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 www.speitech.org.
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-KSU and Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering Department organized a three-day field trip to Saudi Aramco 4-6 February. The students visited Saudi Aramco, Abqaiq Division, Dhahran Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Center (EXPEC), and the Saudi Aramco Exhibit. When the students arrived they were greeted by a reception on Abqaiq Farha Camp. Continue reading