Upcoming Student Paper Contests

If a contest or a division is not held in your assigned region, you can request to present your paper in an assigned alternate region. Every region has only one alternate region. To make an alternate region paper request, or if the alternate region is not holding a contest, please contact spc@spe.org.

 

Regional
Region Date Contest Information

Africa

18 April 2015

Hosted by the Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline for contest entry form and abstract of up to 300 words: 12 December 2014

Contact: Jade Abbott

Asia Pacific

20 October 2015

Held in conjunction with the 2015 SPE Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition (APOGCE) at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center, Bali, Indonesia.  Additional contest details.
Abstract Submission Deadline: 15 April
Contact: Yvonne Miranda

Canada

 

2014 Contest Completed

Europe

1–2 June 2015

Held in conjunction with the SPE European Formation Damage Conference in Budapest, Hungary

Deadline for contest entry form (Word doc) and abstract of up to 300 words: 13 March 2015

Contact: Jade Abbott

Gulf Coast North America

25–26 April 2015

Hosted by the Rice University SPE Student Chapter in Houston, Texas, USA.

Deadline to complete the online application and attach your abstract is Monday, 23 March 2015.

Contact: regprograms@spe.org

 

Latin America/
Caribbean

Winners of this Regional contest proceed to ATCE 2015 in Houston

22-23 June 2015

Held in conjunction with 2015 Brasil Offshore Conference, Macaé city, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil

Deadline for contest entry form (pdf) and abstract of up to 300 words is 1 March 2015

Contact: gcastro@petrobras.com.br and flempert@spe.org

Middle East

 

2015 Contest Completed

Winners:

  • Undergraduate Category: Ahmed Abdul Rauf
  • Masters Category: Mohamed Tarek Mahmoud Abdelwahab
  • PhD Category: Obembe Abiola David

Rocky Mountain North America

 

2015 Contest Completed

Mid-Continent North America

24-25 April 2015

Hosted by the Oklahoma State University SPE Student Chapter in Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA.

Deadline to complete the online application and attach your abstract is Monday, 23 March 2015.

Contact: regprograms@spe.org

Eastern North America 26 April 2015

Hosted by the Penn State SPE Student Chapter in University Park, Pennsylvania, USA.

Deadline to complete the online application and attach your abstract is Monday, 23 March 2015.

Contact: regprograms@spe.org

Russia & Caspian

28-29 October 2015


Held in Moscow. Venue to be confirmed.  
Abstract Submission Deadline: 15 June 2015.
Contact: Yaroslava Orlova
Contest entry form (English), Contest entry form (Russian)

South Asia

 

2015 Contest Completed

Winners:

  • Undergraduate Category: Steffones Kaspari
  • PhD Category: Dilip Patwardhan
Southwestern North America  

2015 Contest Completed

Winners:

  • Undergraduate Category: Yogashri Pradhan
  • Masters Category: Arash Memarzadeh
  • PhD Category: Wei Yu

Western North America

28 April 2015

Hosted by the University of Southern California SPE Student Chapter in Garden Grove, California, USA. Held in conjunction with the Western Regional Meeting.

Deadline to submit your abstract is Wednesday, 1 April 2015.

Contact: regprograms@spe.org