Gubkin University team at the International Oil and Gas Youth Forum
On 9-15 July 2019, the International Oil and Gas Youth Forum was held in Almetyevsk, Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation. At the event, Gubkin University student team presented its project and became the first.
The key topics of the Forum covered five main areas and included rational mineral resource management in mature fields, hard-to-recover reserves and unconventional sources of hydrocarbons, digital transformation of the oil and gas industry, deep-conversion digital refinery, and alternative energy.
The Forum was organized and supported by the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, TATNEFT Company and the Youth Council of the Oil and Gas Industry under the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation.
The event brought together over 250 participants from Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, including scientists, teachers, graduate and postgraduate students specialized in petroleum engineering and information technologies as well as industry experts and young professionals from leading oil and gas companies. Gubkin University delegation was represented by the Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Petroleum Geology and Geophysics Ilnar Khasanov, and the faculty members and students.
The educational program of intensive training in five sectoral areas included master classes from leading oil and gas experts, hackathon, business games, designing and solving real-life cases from leading oil and gas companies in the fuel and energy sector of Russia. Special attention was paid to the development of soft-skills competencies such as leadership and team building, effective communication, results orientation, Agile principles, Scrum methodology, project management and Data Science.
42 teams became participants of the hackathon. The student team of the Faculty of Chemical and Environmental Engineering of Gubkin University led by Stepan Yadrenov presented the project on the topic of evaluating the activity of the catalyst by spectroscopic method, and became the first.
The most active participants of the Forum received the letters of gratitude from the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation.