Abstract Submissions Open for Gubkin University Oil and Gas Horizons Congress

The IX International Youth Scientific and Practical Congress "Oil and Gas Horizons" will be held from 28 to 30 November at the Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas in Moscow. It is organized by the Gubkin University SPE student chapter and the official language of the event is English. Abstract submissions are accepted until 1 September.

Participants of this annual congress include students, postgraduates, and young specialists from all over the world. In 2016, the Congress gathered 150 participants from 37 universities in 18 countries.

The program includes a scientific paper contest, PetroOlympic Games, motivation training, career pathway fair, as well as excursions to petroleum companies and sightseeing tours of the city. The event gives students from the world’s leading universities, majoring in different spheres of petroleum industry, a unique opportunity to share their knowledge and experience with others.

The expert commission of the Congress will consist of university professors and representatives of oil and gas companies.

The student paper contest will include the following sessions:

  • Geosciences

  • Drilling and Completion

  • Oil and Gas Field Development

  • Oil and Gas Chemistry

  • Health, Safety, Environment

  • Petroleum Economics and Management

  • Alternative Energy Sources

  • Offshore and Arctic Petroleum Engineering

There are also three additional sessions:

  • PhD Paper Contest

  • Young Professionals Paper Contest

  • Poster Session

In addition to the technical knowledge that can be gained, participants will also have a chance to network with the experts of petroleum industry and students from all over the world. The winners will receive valuable prizes from the sponsors and partners of the Congress and receive additional benefits toward admission to the master’s programs at Gubkin University.

Submit your abstract before 1 September at

If you have questions you can contact:

Official e-mail of the Congress:

Eleonora Belova

President of Gubkin University SPE Student Chapter


Tel. +7-916-130-18-87

Danil Remezov

Chief organizer of the Oil and Gas Horizons Congress
Head of Public Relations Committee, Gubkin University SPE Student Chapter


Tel. +7-910-140-66-46



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