Upcoming Student Paper Contests

If a contest or a division is not held in your assigned region, you can request to present your paper in an assigned alternate region. Every region has only one alternate region. To make an alternate region paper request, or if the alternate region is not holding a contest, please contact spc@spe.org.

Regional Contests
SPC Region Date Contest Information

Africa

To be confirmed

Venue: To be confirmed
Deadline: To be confirmed
Abstract: Max 425 words
Applications: Applications closed
Contact: rspcafrica@spe.org

Asia Pacific
(Includes Northern Asia Pacific countries, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand, and Australia)

17 October 2017

Winners

Undergraduate: Reem Alsadoun, University of New South Wales
Masters: Mohammed Kurdi, University of New South Wales
PhD: Mei Li, Southwest Petroleum Technology

Canada

24 March 2018

Venue: Calgary, AB (TBC)
Deadline: 25 February 2018
Abstract: Max 425 words
Applications: Apply now 
Contact: regprograms@spe.org

Eastern North America

22 February 2018

Venue: Baton Rouge, LA (TBC)
Deadline: 23 January 2018
Abstract: Max 425 words
Applications: Apply now 
Contact: regprograms@spe.org

Europe

To be confirmed

Venue: To be confirmed
Deadline: To be confirmed
Abstract: Max 425 words
Applications: Applications closed
Contact: rspceurope@spe.org

Gulf Coast North America

31 March 2018

Venue: Rice University, Houston, TX
Deadline: 28 February 2018
Abstract: Max 425 words
Applications: Apply now
Contact: regprograms@spe.org

Middle East

To be confirmed

Venue: To be confirmed
Deadline: To be confirmed
Abstract: Max 425 words
Applications: Applications closed
Contact: rspcmena@spe.org

Mid-Continent North America

15 April 2018

Venue: Tulsa, OK (TBC)
Deadline: 14 March 2018
Abstract: Max 425 words
Applications: Apply now 
Contact: regprograms@spe.org

Rocky Mountain North America

9 February 2018

Venue: Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO
Deadline: 15 January 2018
Abstract: Max 425 words
Applications: Apply now
Contact: regprograms@spe.org

Russia and Caspian

17-18 October 2017

Winners

Undergraduate: Tagir Nafikov, Almetyevsk State Oil Institute
Masters: Dmitry Vladimirov, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
PhD: Yan Nevmerzhitskiy, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

South America and Caribbean

25-26 June 2018

Venue: Port-of-Spain, Trinidad & Tobago (Room TBC)
Deadline: 14 March 2018
Abstract: Max 425 words
Applications: Apply now
Contact: regprograms@spe.org

South Asia
(Includes India, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh)

To be confirmed

Venue: To be confirmed
Deadline: To be confirmed
Abstract: Max 425 words
Applications: Applications closed
Contact: rspcsa@spe.org

Southwestern North America

22 February 2018

Venue: Baton Rouge, LA (Room TBC)
Deadline: 23 January 2018
Abstract: Max 425 words
Applications: Apply now
Contact: regprograms@spe.org

Western North America

23 April 2018

Venue: Garden Grove, CA (TBC)
Deadline: 23 March 2018
Abstract: Max 425 words
Applications: Apply now
Contact: regprograms@spe.org