The first oil and gas case competition for students will be held in Saint-Petersburg


May 12-13 in the educational space, “the Italian’16” held a regional stage of the large-scale case competition among high school students “Eureka. The future of education” where the most talented students will present their ideas for the development of the oil and gas industry.

During the case competition, participants will enter the role of petroleum engineers of a major oil company and prepare projects for the development of oil fields in Western Siberia. Students are given the opportunity to share their ideas and to communicate with experts in the oil and gas industry, presented his command decisions to the jury.

What is the advantage of the case of the Championships?

First, participation in the “Eureka” allows students to explore the profession not from directories or search engines on the Internet, and to try on the position and role, to try to solve work tasks. So, at the preliminary stage before the development of solutions, students studied the oil and gas industry of Russia and the world, got acquainted with the basic concepts and terms of the oil industry.

Secondly, participation in case competition is an opportunity for the development of flexible skills: team work, presentation of ideas, thinking skills and reasoning, and to build a successful career are important personal “baggage” soft-skills.

Third, these formats attract students are especially important for industrial economy: views of young and ambitious and global issues of oil and gas are a potential solution to many problems. In addition, these case Championships attracting demand in the world’s oil and gas industry talented minds Russia ready to introduce new projects and ideas.

“Eureka” is complementary to school education, focusing on developing practical skills. The Foundation “Future leaders” is implementing a project with funds from the presidential grants.

The regional stage of the Federal project “Eureka. The future of education” will be held on may 12-13 from 11:00 to 16:00 in the educational space, “the Italian’16” to the address: St. Petersburg, Italyanskaya St., 16/19 (entrance from Fontanka river embankment). Read more about the project on the website and in the group Vkontakte.

Media accreditation and details by phone: 8 (911)195-84-35, — Irina Fedorova.