Delegation from Gubkin University attended the 7th “Future Petroleum Engineers Forum”, which took place from 12th to 14th of May 2017 in China University of Petroleum, Beijing, China.

The objective of the forum, which is held annually by China University of Petroleum SPE Student Chapter, consists in encouraging of the promotion of sustainable development of oil and gas resources and relevant oil and gas exploration, considering the most recent advances in science and technology. The motto of the forum is «Ignite the Energy».

During the forum, such events as student paper contest, Offshore Drilling Platform Design Competition, PetroCup competition for teams from universities of Northern China region, Enterprise Exhibition and also cultural program were held.

The forum started with the Kick-off meeting, where everyone could get acquainted with the program of the forum and have a conversation.

On the second day of the forum the opening ceremony was held, at which organizers of the event along with the representatives of major oil and gas companies of China and SPE North Chinese Section performed with greeting speech and wished good luck. On the same day Enterprise Exhibition took place, at which students were able to submit their CVs for work in companies and ask questions about employment in the industry. At the same time Offshore Drilling Platform Design Competition started, where the participants in teams had to create the most accurate, small model of the offshore platform from suggested materials. The program of the forum continued with PetroCup competition on the knowledge in oil and gas industry for the representatives of the Northern China region. The evening ended with the cultural program, where guests could get acquainted with the traditions and culture of China.

On the third day Paper contest took place, at which students from Gubkin University, Viktoria Morozova and Aigul Ayupova, presented their reports. On the same day the closing ceremony was held.

Delegation of Gubkin University expresses gratitude to the forum organizers for the perfectly held event and also to the administration of Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas (National Research University), SPE Moscow Section and SPE Regional Office for support in participating in the forum.