Colorado School of Mines successfully defended its PetroBowl championship, beating out The University of Texas at Austin in the final contest at the 2013 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition.
The competition matches SPE student chapter teams against each other in a fast-paced quiz competition. Competing teams are challenged to answer both technical and nontechnical questions associated with the oil and gas industry.
The final four teams represented Colorado School of Mines, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Texas A&M University, and The University of Texas at Austin.
Members of the first-place Colorado team were Stewart Barber, Erich Kerr, Darkhan Maulimgazy, Murat Suzdykov, and Douglas Wilson.