The team of the Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti (PGU Ploiesti) became the European Champion of 2021 following the PetroBowl competition, which took place in the period March 16-17, an inter-university competition between Student Chapters with flashcards on the technical and non-technical aspects of the oil and gas industry.
In this European stage, 15 of the most renowned relevant Universities participated, from Scotland, France, Austria, Germany, Italy, Great Britain, Croatia, Denmark, Norway and Romania.
On their way to the final, the students representing PGU Ploiesti competed with students from the Polytechnic University of Milan, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, the Higher Petroleum School of France and the Stavanger University of Norway in the final stage.
PGU Ploiesti will participate in the international stage that will take place between September 21-23 in Dubai, where the best 32 teams in the world will compete for a place as honourable as possible in the world hierarchy.
The team of champion students consisted of the following: Andrei Blanaru, master student at the Faculty of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, specialization in the Engineering of Optimal Operation of Petroleum Equipment; Umberto Beli, master student at the Faculty of Petroleum and Gas Engineering, specialization in Well Drilling; Eduard Mihoc, master student at the Faculty of Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Reservoir Engineering specialization; Andrei Baican, master student at the Faculty of Petroleum and Gas Engineering, specialization in Reservoir Engineering and Well Drilling; David Musca (captain), third year student at the Faculty of Petroleum and Gas Engineering, specialization in Oil and Gas Engineering.
About Society of Petroleum Engineers
Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) is the largest organization of students, engineers, scientists and other professionals in the upstream segment of the oil and gas industry. The SPE has over 140,000 members in over 140 countries.
The mission of the organization is to collect, disseminate and exchange knowledge about the exploration and exploitation of hydrocarbon deposits and adjacent technologies for the good of the community.
The Student Chapters, which include the Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti SPE Student Chapter, represent organizations affiliated to the parent organization (SPE), composed exclusively of students.