Colorado School of Mines Team Wins 2017 SPE Americas HSE Conference Student Challenge Contest

Image caption: Members of the winning team from the Colorado School of Mines with Laura Johnson, training and development manager for safety, security, health, and environment at ExxonMobil (far right). Photo credit: Adam Wilson, SPE.

The Colorado School of Mines team won the Student Challenge Contest held as part of the 2017 SPE Health, Safety, Security, Environment, and Social Responsibility (HSSE-SR)—North America Conference being held 18–20 April in New Orleans. The quiz-contest styled event tested university students’ knowledge in HSSE-SR topics in both lightening-round questions and longer thought-provoking challenges. Returning for the third time, this year’s edition was sponsored by ExxonMobil. Second place went to the team from the University of Oklahoma, and Texas Tech University team came in third.

The other participating teams were Louisiana State University, Oklahoma State University, and Stephen F. Austin State University.

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