From 19th till 22th of August delegation of students from Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas, consisting of 10 representatives of Gubkin University SPE Student Chapter, had fieldtrip to Aachen (Germany).

Our delegation visited Rhine-Westphalian Technical Aachen University (RWTH University) with the aim of exchange of experience between universities and strengthening international cooperation. Representatives of SPE chapters of both universities told about their activities, discussed possible joint projects and checked their knowledges in professional game called «PetroOlympic Games» organized by Gubkin SPE Chapter. Also, during the trip our students visited «Schlumberger» office (Aachen), glassblowing factory (Monschau) and petrochemical powerplant «INEOS» in Cologne.

In addition to the official part of the visit, the Gubkin University delegation visited the fascinating town of Monschau, saw the sights of Cologne and passed the geological routes in Germany, the Netherlands and partly Belgium.

The delegation of the Gubkin University SPE Student Chapter expresses its gratitude to the section of the Gubkin University for their support in conducting this visit, as well as the Rhine-Westphalian Technical University (especially Joschka Roeth) for good reception of the delegation and the organization of rich and interesting program.

Gubkin Delegation in the WPC

From 09 to 13 July, 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey, the 22nd World Petroleum Congress (22nd WPC) took place. Representatives of Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas (NRU) actively participated in the work of the congress. The World Petroleum Congress, also called the “Olympic Games in the oil and gas sector,” is the most significant and global event in the fuel and energy complex, held every three years in one of the member countries of the World Petroleum Council.

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Gubkin University SPE Student Chapter received the award “Gold Standard 2017”

The award is granted by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) to student chapters, which demonstrated the most remarkable results of activities among the chapters from all over the world.

For assessment the following factors are considered: amount and scale of events, held by the chapter, interaction with teachers and professors of the university, which coordinate professional SPE section and companies, and also the number of members and their involvement in events, held by the society.

The “Gold Standard 2017” award became the sixth for Gubkin University SPE Student Chapter. Previously the chapter received the awards “Outstanding Chapter” (2012, 2014) and “Gold Standard” (2012, 2013, 2015).

Gubkin Talks

At the 28 of April third Gubkin Talks conference was held, which is organized each semester by the SPE Students Chapter.

Gubkin Talks are unique conversation platform for students of Gubkin State University of Oil and Gas. Everyone can give a talk about a topic he is interested in, because on a stage of application there is no limit for the number of participants and themes. Practically GT is a mirror, which has reflected all variety of student’s thoughts, ideas and emotions.

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From 14th till 15th of April the students of Gubkin University took part in Annual Caspian Petroleum Congress (ACPC) in Almaty (Kazakhstan), organized by Satbayev Kazakh National Technical University SPE Student Chapter. The Congress brought together 160 students from Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Uzbekistan and Austria.