Chulalongkorn Student Chapter

Chulalongkorn Student Chapter

The student chapter at Chulalongkorn University has been founded for almost 30 years. Our petroleum engineering department accepts around 20 new students each year. Our students have participated in many activities – both SPE, SEAPEX activities and those that we have arranged to encourage their role in the petroleum engineering field. For example, the monthly meetings, paper contests, field trips, and experience sharing events by our alumni.

2013/2014 Activities Summary

Orientation & Experience Sharing

An orientation and presentation to welcome new members of PE family, share internship experience of junior students, activities of senior students. Newcomers also share perspective about PE and why they join PE family.

SPE Road Show, 17th -18th July 2014

Representatives from student chapter went to Prince of Songkla University to promote benefits of opening a student chapter and representative students also have an opportunity to visit Weatherford facilities.

SPE Regional Qualifier Petrobowl, March 2014

An Asia Pacific Region qualifier round held in Malaysia for ATCE 2014 Petrobowl Championship which will be held in Netherland during October 2014. Chulalongkorn Universiry team won second place and earn a seat in the Championship tournament.

Switch Energy Project documentary screening 

A documentary describing the energy demand and supply in the world. Our student chapter organize a screening of this documentary to any interested science and engineering student to have good understanding in the energy business.

Learning English Course

Students learned special English Course at Inlingua to make students more fluent for English conversation in real life.

IPTC, Jan 2014

International Petroleum Technology Conference at Qatar National Conventional Center, Doha, Qatar. Chulalongkorn Student Chapter participated in 2014 IPTC International Education Week. 118 participants from over 30 countries are separated into 10 groups to study and present technical and non-technical petroleum project.

Ms. Thamonwan Kongsirinurak who was assigned in group 8A came in 1st place on the topic ``Unconventional Natural Gas`` and 1st runner-up in fast-paced quiz competition, ``Energy Bee Competition``.

Ms. Suampa Ketpreechasawat who was assigned in group 6 with the topic ``Technology Watch/Knowledge Sharing in a Competitive World`` came in 2nd runner-up in ``Energy Bee Competition``.

APOGCE, Oct 2013

Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition themed “Maximising the Mature, Elevating the Young”, scheduled 22-24 October 2013 at Jakarta Convention Center, Jakarta, Indonesia. Chulalongkorn University students who were supported by SPE Thailand Section participated in APOGCE SPE Asia Pacific Regional Student Paper Contest and APOGCE Petrobowl Contest. Chulalognkorn University SPE Student Chapter Team went through semi-finalists in Petrobowl Contest. Participants are as follows;

Mr. Kongphop Wongpattananukul - 4th year Petroleum Department (Paper Contest)

Mr. Natchapon Muchalintamolee - Postgraduate Student (Paper Contest)

Mr. Tinapak Phomsuwansiri - 3rd year Petroleum Department (Petrobowl Contest)

Mr. Chayut Wongkamthong - 3rd year Petroleum Department (Petrobowl Contest)

Mr. Kittitash Pattanapitoon - 3rd year Petroleum Department (Petrobowl Contest)

ATCE, Oct 2013

SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition was held on 30th September – 2nd October 2013 at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. There has a student paper contest and petrobowl. Chulalongkorn University team earned No. 7 seed out of 36 qualifying teams in competition. Chulalongkorn went through the second round before losing to the 2nd runner-up team,Texas A&M. Chulalongkorn University Team members are as follows;

Mr. Somratchart Maneewong - 4th year Petroleum Department (Petrobowl Contest)

Ms. Kulpitcha Sudyodprasert - 4th year Petroleum Department (Petrobowl Contest)

Mr. Kongpop Wongpattananukul - 4th year Petroleum Department (Petrobowl Contest)

Ms. Thamonwan Kongsirinurak - 4th year Petroleum Department (Petrobowl Contest)