Students of Gubkin University at the Future Petroleum Engineers Forum in Beijing

May 20 to 22, 2016 the China University of Petroleum hosted the 6th Future Petroleum Engineers Forum in Beijing. Gubkin University was represented at the Forum by activists of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Student Chapter Lesana Kurbonshoeva and Artemiy Frolov.

The Future Petroleum Engineers Forum was opened by representatives of major oil and gas companies and the management of the hosting university.

The first in the list of key Forum activities was the "Offshore Drilling Platform Design Competition" in which participants were asked to build a model of an offshore oil platform for three hours with the help of materials provided.

Afterwards, the intellectual contest in oil and gas industry "PetroCup Competition" was organized among teams.

During the round table the student chapter leaders of the Society of Petroleum Engineers discussed important issues related to development of international cooperation. Lesana Kurbonshoeva made a report on the BRICS Youth Summit.

On the following day, the presentations of scientific works were made by the participants, and the results of the competition in offshore oil platform designing were summarized based on models testing for strength and stability.

As part of the cultural program the students of Gubkin University visited the Forbidden City and the Great Wall of China.

The Forum ended with the award ceremony of the participants. The first winning place in the competition of scientific works was taken by Artemiy Frolov, and Lesana Kurbonshoeva was third.