2022 SPE Presidential Award for Outstanding Student Chapters Announced

Seventeen SPE student chapters have been selected for this recognition.


Seventeen SPE student chapters across the world have won the 2022 Presidential Award for Outstanding Student Chapter. The award recognizes chapters whose programs, activities, and levels of participation distinguish them from other chapters, and recognizes the highest-ranked 5% of eligible student chapters that are exemplary in the scoring categories. The winning chapters will be recognized at the Student Awards Luncheon at ATCE.

Presidential Award for Outstanding Student Chapter

Al Azhar UniversityKazan Federal UniversityTexas A&M University
Al-Farabi Kazakh National UniversityKhalifa University of Science and TechnologyThe University of the West Indies
Asia Pacific UniversityKing Fahd University of Petroleum & MineralsUniversity of Boumerdes
Hasanuddin UniversityNowrosjee Wadia CollegeUniversity of North Dakota
Heriot-Watt University MalaysiaSTT Migas BalikpapanUniversity of Oklahoma
Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos AiresSuez University

Student Chapter Excellence Award

The Student Chapter Excellence Award is the second-highest award student chapters can receive. It recognizes the next 20% of eligible student chapters.
Sixty five SPE student chapters have been recognized with this award for accomplishing an admirable level of activity. A certificate is emailed to all designated student chapters.

  1. Akademi Minyak dan Gas Balongan
  2. Alexandria University
  3. Almetyevsk State Oil Institute
  4. American University of Ras Al Khaimah
  5. Anambra State University
  6. Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University
  7. Baku Higher Oil School
  8. Bandung Institute of Technology
  9. Batman University
  10. Bayero University, Kano
  11. Beirut Arab University
  12. China University of Petroleum (East China)
  13. Colorado School of Mines
  14. Curtin University
  15. Dawood Univ. of Engineering & Technology, Karachi
  16. Dibrugarh University
  17. Enugu State University
  18. Escuela Superior Politecnica del Litoral
  19. Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas
  20. Federal University of Alagoas
  21. Federal University of Sergipe
  22. Federal University of Technology Owerri
  23. Federal University of Technology, Akure
  24. Future University in Egypt
  25. Gubkin University
  26. Igbinedion University Okada
  27. Indian Institute of Technology (ISM), Dhanbad
  28. Institut Teknologi Kalimantan
  29. Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS)
  30. Islamic University of Riau
  31. Kuwait University
  32. Lebanese American University
  33. Louisiana State University
  34. Mit-World Peace University
  35. Montana Tech
  36. Nile University of Nigeria
  37. Nkumba University
  38. Pennsylvania State University
  39. Politeknik Energi dan Mineral (PEM) Akamigas
  40. Saint Petersburg Mining University
  41. Stanford University
  42. The American University of Iraq, Sulaimani
  43. The University of Trinidad & Tobago
  44. UCSI University
  45. Ukhta State Technical University
  46. Universidad Central del Ecuador
  47. Universidad del Zulia
  48. Universidad Privada de Santa Cruz, Bolivia
  49. Universidad San Francisco Xavier
  50. Universidade Federal de Campina Grande
  51. Universidade Federal de Pelotas
  52. Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo
  53. Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
  54. Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte
  55. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  56. Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
  57. Universiti Teknologi Petronas
  58. University of Batna 2
  59. University of Bucharest
  60. University of Clausthal
  61. University of Houston
  62. University of Indonesia
  63. University of Kurdistan, Hewler
  64. University of Nigeria
  65. University of Uyo

SPE Student chapters are located around the world and provide an operating framework for SPE activities at a university level. Student members elect officers annually. Each SPE chapter is sponsored by an SPE section and has the support of their university department. Learn more about SPE student chapters here.