In order to enhance the the oretical and practice quality of students majoring in petroleum engineering, and to expand the international perspective as well as enhance communications and cooperation between our university and domestic/foreign oil universities and oil companies. The opening ceremony of the 3rd SPE Culture Festival and the 1st International Petroleum Engineering Skills Contest was held in the Library Academic Lecture Hall on the afternoon of May 24th. Director of the Department of Scientific Research Zhaozhong Yang, Deputy Director of the International Cooperation and Exchange Office Lei Dai, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of the School of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering Li Yao, Vice President of the School of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering Guangchuan Liang, Xiao Guo, and Director of the Experimental Center of the School of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering Xingshu Luo attended the opening ceremony.
Representatives from 15 universities(Southwest Petroleum University, China University of Petroleum (East China), China University of Petroleum (Beijing), Xi'an University of Petroleum, Chengdu University of Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences and Padjadjaran University et al.) and 4 oil companies (Weatherford Oil and Gas Service Company, Vitech Oil and Gas Energy Technology Company, et al.) attended the opening ceremony.
Opening Ceremony of the 3rd SPE Culture Festival
The publicity film "SPE welcomes friends of petroleum industry from all corners of the globe" introduces the theme of the opening ceremony, which is a collection of highlights of the first two sessions of the SPE Cultural Festival, the International Petroleum Knowledge Contest, the Petroleum Cultural Achievement, SPE Cultural night and other series of activities. The SPE Culture Festival includes academic communication forum, petroleum engineering skills contest, and exhibition of cultures related to petroleum industry. Vice President of SPE Chengdu Branch as well as Vice President of the School of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering, Xiao Guo, delivered a speech at the opening ceremony.
Xiao Guo made the opening speech
After the opening ceremony, the SAT(SPE Distinguished Academic Talk)&SET (SPE Distinguished Entrepreneur Talk) forum began. SPE distinguished scholar Professor Jiaping Sheng made a keynote speech on the development of the petroleum industry and petroleum technology. He gave a talk about his study and work experience, and his humorous speech made the conference a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere.
Professor Jiaping Sheng delivered the keynote speech
Subsequently, SPE outstanding entrepreneur from Weatherford company Ning Kang gave a keynote speech on the current situation of the oil industry, and he also gave professional and expert advices and suggestions for the future career development of undergraduate students.
It was also reported that, this SPE Culture Festival and the International Petroleum Engineering Skills Competition were held in parallel to promote the theoretical and practical skills of students majoring in petroleum engineering, which is different with the previous SPE Culture Festival.
Outstanding entrepreneurs podium scene
The participants taking a group photo