May 12-13, at the same time in two cities, Petersburg and Murmansk, the first oil and gas case competition among students who presented their innovative ideas for creating concepts of the oil field. The case competition was held within the framework of the regional stage of one of the most ambitious projects on case-teaching students “Eureka. The future of education”.
The first oil and gas case competition involves the development of solutions to specific problem situation, a thorough study of the industry and gathered on one platform and talented students, representatives of state authorities and expert community. Ideas and development of students evaluated:
— Advisor To The Governor Of Saint-Petersburg Artem Sheikin;
— Head of Department of exploration Unit, exploration and production of PJSC “Gazprom Neft” Vadim Shashel;
— Head of the programs of the operating efficiency of its own oilfield services, JSC “Gazprom Neft” Alexey Cherepanov;
— Chief specialist of Department of technical policy and innovative activity of JSC “Gazprom Neft” Anna Andreeva;
— Chief specialist of the “State Commission on mineral reserves,” Deputy Secretary of the North West oil and gas section of Central development Commission Rosnedra on UVS (Saint-Petersburg), curator of the direction “Geology of oil and gas”, St. Petersburg state University Vladimir Lushpai;
— Deputy Director of information-analytical center
“The Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University Peter the Great” Maxim dyldin;
— The ecologist-auditor, managing partner environmental company GCFactory, head of the Commission on ecology and environmental protection of the Youth Board of St. Petersburg Anna Afanasyeva and others.
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, oil and gas case competition attracts demand in the world’s oil and gas industry talented minds Russia ready to introduce new projects and ideas.
Of the key ideas of students is the program of reserve estimation and selection of technologies according to the characteristics of the deposits developed by the students in Saint-Petersburg schools (the “Procal dubio”). The participants of the case competition, the team “Brainstorm” and “Burn to Shine”, able to make forecasts of oil prices and the dollar exchange rate, to calculate the tax on mineral extraction and export duties. In addition, high school students from team “Die avocado” suggested to more actively use modern method biopav, which refers to the innovative microbiological technology is in the development of oil and oil products.
“Case study-education for students as a new game where everyone strives to show their best qualities of the presentation, knowledge, calculations and team work. But in addition, the case competition is a powerful mechanism for career guidance: high school students learn about the profession from reference books and the Internet, and having donned the professional role, presenting solutions and speaking with industry experts”, — says the Executive Director of the Foundation “Future leaders” Barbara Chuikov.
“Eureka” is complementary to school education, focusing on the practical skills development and implemented by the Foundation “Future leaders” at the expense of means of Fund of presidential grants.
Read more about the project on the website www.eurikacase.ru and in the “Vkontakte” www.vk.com/eurika.