WHO: Texas A&M University Student Chapter
WHAT: 2008 Sporting Clay Tournament Fundraiser Event
WHEN: 9 a.m October 25, 2008
WHERE: Gunsmoke Shooting Range; Snook, TX
WHY: Your organization will help fund the SPE Texas A&M Student Chapter to cover expenses acquired throughout the school year.
The University of Karachi SPE Student Chapter held a course on Mud Logging, Coring & Well Testing Techniques, 28 June. The course was attended by 77Â SPE Student members, 22 guests, and several faculty members and professionals. Certificates and gifts were presented to the course coordinator, instructor, and the volunteers who helped organize the event.
Congratulations to the newest student chapters just approved!
Anambra State University, ULI
Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Covenant University, Nigeria
Kyoto University, Japan
Novosibirsk State University, Russia
University of Vila Velha, Brazil
University of Oslo, Norway
Isaac Opoku, president of the SPE Reginal Maritime Academy Student Chapter, put on an environmental program for children in the DA school in Prampram, Ghana. Opoku identified various energy sources, how some contribute to global warming, and how children can work to conserve resources and protect the environment. The program is part of the chapter’s on-going outreach efforts.
The University of Dundee Student Chapter took 17 students of the SPE CEPMLP on a field trip to ExoonMobil Chemical Plant at Mosmorran, Fife, Scotland on 14 May. The students were enthusiastic about this much anticipated trip. At ExxonMobil, the group was met by a team of staff who gave them a screen presentation of the history of ExoonMobil, Mosmorran and the workings of the industry. They then took a drive around all of the facilities and the power control room.
Many exciting student events are being planned for the 2008 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition that will be held 21-24 September in Denver, Colorado. Book your hotel room in the special student room block now. Space is limited! /atce/2008/travel/index.html
Comfort Inn Downtown Denver
401 17th Street
Denver, Colorado 80202 USA
Book online using the Student Access code ATCSTU0908.
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.