SPE President Darcy Spady visited Gubkin University

On October 18, 2017, the President of SPE International Darcy Spady and the Regional Director of SPE Russia and the Caspian Ayzhana Zhusupbekova made a visit to Gubkin University as part of the SPE Russian Petroleum Technology Conference 2017.

The delegation members held a meeting with the Rector of Gubkin University Viktor Martynov and the representatives from Gubkin University SPE Student Chapter, visited the Center for Offshore Drilling. Afterwards, Darcy Spady gave an interview to the activists from Gubkin University SPE Student Chapter and Gubkin University TV (Gutv).

During the visit the delegation members participated in a round table discussion titled “International Projects of the Chapter”. The Head of the International Relations Committee Maria Moskovkina became the moderator of the round table which was aimed to discuss the project named “SPE CONNECT NOW!” This project is aimed to develop international youth cooperation and to promote the social network connect.spe.org, and is implemented collaboratively by Gubkin University SPE Student Chapter and seven other chapters around the world. During the event Gubkin University residents also engaged actively in a conversation with SPE President, presented the results of their project work for the past year and made up a work plan for the upcoming future.