The 7th Saudi Arabia International Oil and Gas Exhibition (SAOGE 2015)

SPE-KFUPM at The 7th Saudi Arabia Oil and Gas Exhibition (SAOGE 2015).
SPE-KFUPM at the 7th Saudi Arabia International Oil and Gas Exhibition (SAOGE 2015).

Wednesday November 25, 2015

The SPE-KFUPM Student Chapter organised a trip to the 7th Saudi Arabia International Oil and Gas Exhibition (SAOGE 2015). A bus picked up the students from the University Campus at around 8:20 in the morning and they returned by around 12:00 Noon.

As SAOGE continues to draw interest from the industry, the 7th Saudi Arabia International Oil and Gas Exhibition (SAOGE) will be held in Dammam between November 23-25, with more industry leaders, technical experts, professionals, and decision makers than ever before set to descend on Dhahran. Over 180 companies from 25 countries will host in excess of 8,000 visitors, as industry representatives arrive in Dammam to attend SAOGE 2015! SAOGE, throughout 6 editions with more than 1000 exhibitors brings quality, knowledge and experience to the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia!—

1st Stage of the Scientific Contest

1st Stage of SPE-KFUPM's Scientific Contest.
Khaled Al-Azani supervising the 1st Stage of SPE-KFUPM’s Scientific Contest.

Wednesday November 11, 2015

At around 8:00 PM, SPE-KFUPM held the 1st Stage of the Scientific Contest. Around 16 participants were examined in an MCQ examination prepared by Khaled Al-Azani, Secretary of SPE-KFUPM. The questions were selected from a bank of past PetroBowl questions. The main purpose of the contest was to select possible candidates for next year’s PetroBowl which is scheduled to be held in Dubai, UAE. The prize money for the contestant who placed first was 1000 SR, 750 SR for second place, and lastly 500 SR for third place. After the event the participants helped themselves to some refreshments provided by SPE-KFUPM team.

The PetroBowl℠ Competition matches SPE student chapter teams against one another in a fast-paced quiz competition covering technical and non-technical aspects of the oil and gas industry.—SPE

Meeting with New Members of SPE-KFUPM & PETE Club

Mahmoud Zidane, SPE-KFUPM Chapter President, briefing the members on the upcoming events.

Sunday November 1, 2015

At 8:00 PM, students gathered in the student activity hall located in the student residence area in KFUPM. The purpose of the meeting was mainly to meet with the new members of the SPE-KFUPM Student Chapter and PETE Club at the university. During the meeting, the chapter and club president, Mr. Mahmoud Abdallah, talked to the students about the chapter and club plans for the year including the field trips and contests. He also encouraged the students for suggesting any activity to be held by the chapter and the club and he told them that he would love to hear from them for any suggestions. Furthermore, plans regarding participation in the upcoming student contest (PetroBowl) were discussed. Concluding the meeting students enjoyed a light dinner.

SPE-KFUPM’s Second Introductory Meeting

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Saturday September 12, 2015

At 5:00 PM, students gathered in the Petroleum Engineering Department for SPE-KFUPM’s second meeting for the 2015/2016 academic year. The purpose of the meeting was mainly to discuss the plan for the year. At the beginning, officers and members were introduced to each other. After that, Chapter’s president presented the plan for the year. During the meeting, the committees were selected and the task of each officer was determined. Unfortunately, because the meeting was held during the weekend, only few officers and members attended the meeting.