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UiS petroleum engineering students are European champions

The 2018 UiS Petrobowl team defeated Heriot-Watt after a breathtaking second half of the finale game.

the 2018 UiS Petrobowl team members, starting from left: Juan Manuel Cadena Zetina, Kenneth Løland, Jakub Frankiewicz (captain), Attila Nagy and Subhankar Choudhury.  The 2018 UiS Petrobowl team members, starting from left: Juan Manuel Cadena Zetina, Kenneth Løland, Jakub Frankiewicz (captain), Attila Nagy and Subhankar Choudhury.

There is good news from the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).  Last week, The 2018 UiS Petrobowl team defeated Heriot-Watt after a breathtaking second half of the finale game.  As quoted by the team captain Jakub Frankiewicz:

“On Wednesday as a UiS team we won the Petrobowl European Qualifiers, beating teams from Heriot - Watt, TU Delft, UFA University and  IFP School. The final game was 2 round 10 minutes each. We were playing against Heriot - Watt University. The odds were against us and at the half - time we were loosing 20 - 95. Nevertheless, we had will to fight, and after breathtaking second half we won all game 155 - 115. Next stop is Petrobowl Championship which will be held in Dallas, TX, 24th - 26th September.”

Moreover, team captain Jakub Frankiewicz took part in the SPE Student Paper Contest in Postgraduate Category and took 3rd place after man from IFP School and lady from TU Delft.  The topic of the presentation was “Understanding Drilling Efficiency - Interactive Program to Calculate Hydro Mechanical Specific Energy”.