Gubkin University SPE Student Chapter celebrated its 17th Anniversary
On 19 October 2020, Gubkin University Student Chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE Student Chapter) celebrated its 17th anniversary.
Gubkin University SPE Student Chapter achieved major success. For 17 years, the Chapter has been developing and implementing projects for Gubkin University students as well as for students from other Russian and international universities, secondary school students, specialists from oil and gas companies. Over 700 members are registered in the Chapter, including Gubkin University students and faculty members. Over the years, Gubkin University SPE Student Chapter organized 11 International Youth Scientific and Practical Congresses “Oil and Gas Horizons”, 3 International Oil and Gas Majoring Students Forums "New Generation: Across the Universe", 3 international summer schools of Gubkin University, 8 conferences “Gubkin Talks”, 4 student events “Model OPEC”; published 14 issues of the SPE Times Journal, and contributed to many academic and professional activities, including but not limited to lectures and webinars (100), international educational trips (40), Energy4me lessons for secondary school students (40), intellectual PetroOlympic Games (30), tours to oil and gas companies (20), meetings with foreign delegations (15), language clubs (10), etc.
In 2020, Gubkin University SPE Student Chapter received Student Chapter Excellence Award, which became the ninth – three Outstanding Student Chapter Awards were received in 2012, 2014, 2018; four Gold Standard Awards were received in 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017; and Student Chapter Excellence Award was received in 2019.