The SPE student chapter of the Robert Gordon University recently hosted a football match. More than 50 members and guests attended the event where two teams of five competed for a trophy. Congratulations to the winning team! 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
Recently, 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
Recently, 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
Sally Knudson, a renowned reservoir engineer, was the featured speaker at a seminar on the potential of the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS), hosted recently by the University of Dundee SPE Student Chapter. The seminar was attended by 48 students and faculty, each of whom received a copy of the publication How the Indstry Works – An Insider Guide.
The German Student Chapters and Section proudly announce the call for papers for the fifth Student Technical Conference, which will take place in the German Oil Museum in Wetzel, near Celle, Germany. Continue reading
27-29 May 2009 are the dates for a technical conference sponsored by the AGH University of Science and Technology. The goal of this conference is to provide a forum for the presentation and exchange of ideas, methods and results in petroleum geology, drilling, geo-engineering, reservoir engineering and gas engineering.
The Global Petroleum Research Institute (GPRI) and Texas A&M University are sponsoring a Disappearing Road competition to design an environmentally friendly drilling site that could be worth USD 10,000 to the univeristy or college engineering department with the best plan. Read contest rules... Check the website for any additional information.
Penn State SPE participated, along with Pittsburgh SPE, in National Engineering Week at the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh, PA, 20-21 February. National Engineering Week includes a large recruiting/career day that takes place every year and is open to people of all ages. Both groups worked with elementary-aged kids up to adults. The young students were able to work with sand art and create their own oil reservoir. Continue reading