Announcements for current participating teams

EAGE FIELD Challenge

FIELD Challenge finalists will present their findings to an expert jury, after months of working on a dataset (provided by Total S.ATotal) of a discovered hydrocarbon resource. Universities and industry are invited to attend the presentations and witness the competition between the most excellent multi-disciplinary student teams on a global scale.


Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia

IFP School, France

Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), India

Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia

Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany

Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia

University of Manchester, United Kingdom

The Trophy

The winning team of the FIELD Challenge will receive a trophy during the Paris 2017 Opening Session, Monday 12 June, starting from 16:00 in the presence of the top of our geoscience and engineering community. In addition, the FIELD Challenge winners are invited by Total to a privileged visit to Total’s Scientific Headquarters in Pau, France. A prize that could open doors in a students’ career!

The trophy winners will have the opportunity for 2–3 days as Total’s VIP guests to discover the business, the high technology facilities, and personally meet Total’s global chief geophysicist and geologist. 

The next edition of the FIELD Challenge is not yet launched and therefore there are no current announcements. 


 The  final announcement.

On Sunday 11 June, all team presented their fully integrated development and evaluation  plan to the jury composed by   Clark Roger( Leeds University), Thomas Finkbeiner ( Kaust University), Jardin Anne( IFP School), Peter Loyd (AAPG), Michel Vert, Pierre Olivier , and Arjan Kamp (Total S. A).

The jury nominated first, second and third place.

IFP School, France got the first place, University of Manchester, UK got the second place , and the  Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Malaysia got the third place 

Congratulations to all teams , well done!












The winners of the FIELD Challenge 2017 had the amazing opportunity to discover the incredible world of the Geoscience inside the Total’s Scientific Headquarters in Pau, France