AND THE WINNER OF REGIONAL
SPE STUDENT CHAPTER AT AGH UST!!!
A team of students of The Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas won the European stage of the PetroBowl international petroleum industry competition. The prize will represent Europe in international finals. In addition, individual captain of our team, Wojciech Labuda, took first place, which won first place in the European undergraduate student competition and qualified for the world finals.
PetroBowl is the most prestigious petroleum industry knowledge competition. Is organized, annually, by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). The subject of the competition covers the technical aspects of drilling, petroleum engineering and production, as well as knowledge of industry, its history and even knowledge of statistics.
23 teams from the best European technical universities took part in the competition.
Our team included members of AGH UST SPE Student Chapter: Jakub Frankiewicz, Wojciech Labuda, Karol Surmacz, Mirosław Szczepaniec and Bartosz Świderski.
Students were selected in internal eliminations, and then shared the range of material according to their interests and for several months deepened their knowledge using all available sources. The level of all the teams was very high. On the way to victory our representatives defeated, among others, teams from the University of Stavanger in Norway, Heriot-Watt University in the United Kingdom and Leoben University in Austria.
The next stage of the competition is the world finals, which will be held in October in San Antonio, Texas, US, at the annual Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE).