SPE PDPU Student chapter successfully organized its maiden three day technical fest pertaining to oil & gas industry, The SPE Fest 2015. The fest saw participations by some of the brightest minds from colleges around the country with a footfall of more than 300 participants. The three day fest included technical as well as non technical competitions. Events were judged by industry veterans, academicians & SPT alumni. Apart from competitions, there were technical sessions, HR round table & gala night. The fest created a learning cum fun-filled atmosphere for the students, enabling them to showcase their talent and competence thus bringing in new ideas & innovations for overcoming the present challenges in the oil & gas industry. It also helped create interaction between students from various universities pursuing degrees in petroleum & geosciences. The fest was a grand success. PDPU SPE Student Chapter was the winner of the fest.

Inaugural Ceremony

The Inaugural ceremony commenced with welcome address by Dr. Anirbid Sircar, Director, School Of Petroleum Technology. Shri. D J Pandian, Director General, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University addressed the students and guests. He shared his thoughts and encouraged the young minds. A knowledge sharing MoU was signed between IRS ONGC and PDPU, followed by the key note address by Shri. B T V Seshavtaram Director G&G, GNRL Oil & Gas. Shri. R. K. Sharma Executive Director, Head IRS, ONGC, Shri. Sanjay Parulkar Secretary, SPE India Section, Shri. Yash Malik Executive Director, Ahmedabad Asset, ONGC, and Shri. Subhash Shah Emeritus Professor at University of Oklahoma also graced the dais and shared their kind words in encouraging and enlightening the young minds present in the auditorium.

Panel Discussion

A panel discussion with the theme “Local Talent & Global Opportunities” was organized. The panelists, who were from the HR fraternity, discussed the skill sets which students from India should develop to find opportunities to work across the globe.


SHOWCASE (Paper & Poster Presentation)

APOTHEOSIS (Model Making)

EXAMEN (Case Study)

EXEGESIS (Well Log Interpretation)

MUD O GEE (Mud Making)

FINAL PROJECT (Final Year Project Presentation)

BID YOUR BLOCK (Virtual Block Bidding)

CATECHIZE (Quiz Competition)

QUID PRO QUO (Spot Trading Competition)

FUTSAL (Fun Event)

Alumni Judges

SPT alumni were invited to judge the various competitions during SPE Fest along with judges from industry and academia. Given below is the list of alumni who judged the competitions.


Event Name


Paper Presentation Ms. Palak Juva

B.Tech 2008-12

Paper Presentation Ms. Ekta Saxena

B.Tech 2008-12

Paper Presentation Mr. Anvesh Mishra

B.Tech 2010-14

Paper Presentation Mr. Prashant Vora

B.Tech 2010-14

Paper Presentation Mr. C Abhinav Reddy

B.Tech 2010-14

Paper Presentation Mr. Ashish Srivastava

B.Tech 2008-12

Poster Presentation Mr. Jay Jani

B.Tech 2008-12

Poster Presentation Mr. Arjun Sharma

B.Tech 2007-11

Poster Presentation Mr. Sohil Shah

B.Tech 2008-12

Poster Presentation Mr. Deep Shah

B.Tech 2010-14

Mud-O-Gee Mr. Parbat Divraniya

M.Tech 2009-11

Mud-O-Gee Mr. Keyur Agarwal

B.Tech 2009-13

Mud-O-Gee Mr. Saran Babu

M.Tech 2009-11

Model Making Mr. Jay Ashara

B.Tech 2008-12