For the first time Gubkin University hosted the contest Mister Gas in 2017. It is held as a man’s alternative to a popular University contest – Miss University - Queen Oil.
The best Gubkin University students demonstrate their creative abilities and compete in their knowledge, skills, dexterity, ingenuity and other qualities that make them real men. The contest is held with the assistance of MOSGAZ company and includes several stages.
The first stage of the contest consists in examination of professional qualifications which takes place at MOSGAZ operations base. During field events participants receive assignments from the company's employees, demonstrate their theoretical knowledge and applied professional skills. The most spectacular and exciting are physical endurance competitions. Participants are asked to overcome a difficult obstacle course and hit targets with a small-bore rifle. The finals include such assignments as presentation, action defile, race of heroes, professional and creative assignments, and ballroom etiquette.
The honorary members of the jury are representatives of leading oil and gas and service companies, successful businessmen, graduates of Gubkin University, representatives of legislative and executive authorities as well as members of the University management, faculty and staff.
Along with honorary titles, every participating gentleman becomes a winner in a certain category, including Mister Audience Choice, Mister Originality, Mister Courage, Mister Charisma, Mister Creativity, Mister Determination, Mister Reliability, Mister Sport, Mister Professionalism, Mister Bravery, Mister Artistry, Mister Energy and Mister Style.