From 12 till 15 November, 2018, at the Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas (National Research University) the X International Youth Scientific and Practical Congress "Oil and Gas Horizons” will be organized by the Gubkin University SPE (Society of Petroleum Engineers) Student Chapter.


The scale of the Congress is growing every year, and the geography of the participants is expanding. This year will be the tenth anniversary for the "Oil and Gas Horizons". In 2017, the Congress participants became 107 students, undergraduates and postgraduates from 38 universities in 23 countries.


The program of the Congress includes paper contest, intellectual game PetroOlympic Games, motivational training, Technical Case, as well as excursions around the city. The event provides a unique opportunity for students of the world's leading universities studying in various areas of the oil and gas industry to share their knowledge and experience with each other.

The work of the Congress will be attended by experts from the faculties of the University, as well as from leading oil and gas companies.


Within the framework of the Student Paper Contest, the following sections are provided:

• Geological Sciences;

• Drilling and Completion of Wells;

• Oil and Gas Fields Development;

• Oil and Gas Chemistry;

• Health, Safety and Environment;

• Petroleum Economics and Management;

• “Smart”Technologies for Oil and Gas Industry.


There are also 3 additional sections:

• Competition of postgraduate work (PhD);

• Competition of works of young specialists;

• Section of poster presentations.


The Congress "Oil and Gas Horizons", in addition to a lot of experience and bright emotions, give participants a lot of new acquaintances, both with experts of the oil and gas industry and with the same students from all over the world. Winners of the competition of scientific works and intellectual game will be awarded with valuable prizes from sponsors and partners of the Congress.


The official language of the Congress is English.


Do not miss your chance to present scientific work at the largest international youth event of Gubkin University, submitting a thesis before August 20, 2018 on the Congress website:


If you have any questions, please contact:


The official e-mail address of the Congress: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Eleonora Belova

President of Gubkin University SPE Student Chapter

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Tel. 7-916-130-18-87


Polina Letkova

The main organizer of the Congress "Oil and Gas Horizons"

Vice-President of Gubkin University SPE Student Chapter

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Tel. 7-915-360-35-48

Tuesday, 04 April 2017

OMV Excellence Scholarship

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The Montanuniversität in Leoben offers a cutting edge master’ s degree in petroleum engineering, which combines practical experience and theory in interdisciplinary projects. The program focuses on the technical area of petroleum engineering with the option of specializing in drilling engineering, production engineering or reservoir engineering.


In addition to that a new double degree Master program for Advanced Onshore and Offshore Well Construction is currently under development between the Gubkin University in Moscow and the Montanuniversiät in Leoben for study start 10/2017. Gradates will have the possibility to earn 2 degrees; further details will be published soon.


The 2014 Regional Student Paper Contest was held during the SPE Russian Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Technical Conference and Exhibition 2014. The contest had three divisions: undergraduate (15th of October), master’s, and PhD (16th of October).

November 12, 2013 at the conference Oil and Gas Horizons, organized Gubkin SPE Chapter, held a roundtable leaders of student sections. The meeting was attended by representatives of St. Petersburg, Tyumen, Ufa, Ukhta, Aktobe, Bashkir, Kazakh, as well as the Moscow student sections.

14 октября 2013 года в конференц-зале отеля Holiday Inn Симоновский проходил рабочий семинар руководителей профессиональных секций SPE России и Каспийского региона. На мероприятии присутствовали представители Московской, Санкт-Петербургской, Тюменской, Уфимской, Ухтинской профессиональных секций, а также руководители секции в Астане. Почётным гостем семинара был представитель из офиса SPE в г.Даллас (Техас, США).

 Gubkin University SPE Student Chapter organizes meeting with Mike Mayorov, representative of Baker Hughes company. 

The Second Student International Scientific and Practical Conference OIL AND GAS HORIZONS is to be held in Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas.


25.03.2010 16:00 Seminar in Gubkin University (room 202): DRILLING with Casing


Open House of SPE Students Gubkin Chapter. March 23, 16:00, room 1205.

10-11 November 2009. First Student International Scientific Conference «Oil&Gas Horizons».

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