Thirty-Two Teams Qualify for 2018 PetroBowl Championship

Students representing 32 SPE student chapters from across the globe have been selected to participate in the annual SPE student quiz competition, PetroBowl. Qualifier rounds among chapters were held in the Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe and Russia, South America and Caribbean, Middle East, and North America SPE regions, and the following teams are invited participate in the 2018 PetroBowl Championship to be held at the 2018 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition to be held in 24–26 September in Dallas, Texas.


University of Uyo

Federal University of Technology, Owerri

Obafemi Awolowo University

University of Ibadan

University of Mines & Technology

University of Benin*

Asia Pacific

China University of Petroleum (East China)

University of Indonesia

Trisakti University

University of New South Wales

Batangas State University

Europe and Russia

University of Stavanger

Heriot-Watt University

Delft University of Technology

Clausthal University of Technology

Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Middle East

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

Cairo University

King Saud University

Abu Dhabi Polytechnic

King Abdullah University For Science & Technology

North America

University of Oklahoma

University of Tulsa

The University of Texas at Austin

Louisiana State University

Missouri University of Science and Technology 

Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico*

South America and Caribbean

Universidade Federal Do Rio De Janeiro

The University of the West Indies

Universidad Nacional De Ingenieria

Universidade Estadual De Campinas

Anton De Kom University of Suriname

* 2017 Finalists - Automatically qualify

The PetroBowl competition pitches SPE student chapter teams against each other in a series of quick-fire rounds, answering technical and nontechnical industry-related questions. The contest has grown in size and popularity since its debut in 2002, and in 2015 was taken global with the introduction of six regional qualifier contests.

Click here to learn more about the competition.


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