How to participate in the Laurie Dake Challenge
Universities are invited to participate in the Laurie Dake Challenge with a multidisciplinary team of 3 to 5 students (one PhD student per team allowed). The competition includes three selection rounds that are further explained below.There’s more valuable guidance in an article published in the October 2017 issue of First Break (pp. 12).
To enter the competition each team is required to submit an assignment on a certain topic.
We are looking forward to the third edition of the Laurie Dake Challenge!
All universities are invited to participated in this competition, details we be published soon and the time frame of the competition is described below:
|Application and submission first assignment||13 October to 21 December 2019|
|Semi-Finalist selection||06th February 2020|
|Second Round Submission||5th April 2020|
|Finalist announcement ( 6 teams selected to present the final )||by 30 th May 2020|
|Final presentation slides submission||TBD|
|Final Development plan presentation||07th December 2020|
|Announcement of the winner||08th December 2020|
Every team that applies will receive a data set, which is sponsored by Shell, to work with. They will have the opportunity to analyze and interpret an exploration data set of a discovered hydrocarbon resource.
The first assignment should be submitted by 21 December 2019.
In this first round, the best ten teams will be selected for the next round of selection.
Please complete the submission of the assignment and if you have any further question do not hesitate to contact Rosmery Gonzalez
The 13 still standing teams are required to start working with the data they received and; pitch your development plans in a 3-minute video.
|Instituto Mexicano del Petroleo
|Bahria University Karachi Campus|
|Institut Teknologi Bandung( team 1)|
|The University of Manchester|
|Lomonosov Moscow State University|
|University Technology PETRONAS ( team 1)
|University Technology PETRONAS ( team 2)|
|University of Stavanger|
|Institut Teknologi Bandung ( team 2)|
|Ain Shams University|
To select the best 6 teams that we will invite to the finals on Sunday 7 December, the judges have decided to organize an interim review:
The video should be submitted no later than Monday 6 th April (12:00 UTC +1)
The pitch interim review will result in the selection of the 6 finalist teams that will receive the registration fee waiver and financial support for travelling to 82nd EAGE Conference & Exhibition 2020!
Requirements of the video:
Based on the submission, the Laurie Dake Challenge jury will select the six finalist teams that will be invited to present their final
Teams selected in the Final round :
EAGE invites team members of the six finalist university teams to present their findings to an expert Laurie Dake Challenge jury.. The presentations will be judged by 8 to 10 jury members, all with their own expertise.
All finalist teams are required to submit their Laurie Dake Challenge Development plans and the presentations a few weeks before the finals. The Laurie Dake development plans must include the following:
• Well log analysis
• Structural model
• Identified flow units
• Static reservoir model property modelling
• Dynamic reservoir model
• Forward (appraisal and) development plan
Announcements for current participating teams
EAGE Laurie Dake Challenge
We are pleased to announce the selection of the six best teams out of the 13 selected in the previous round. The six finalists were selected based on an interim review, where teams were required to record a pitch for their development plans. The remaining candidates will receive an invitation to present their findings to a jury panel from academia and the oil and gas sector. The six teams moving on the next stage of the competition are:
University of Stavanger, Norway;
Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia;
Mexican Institute of Petroleum, Mexico
IFP School, France;
Curtin University, Australia;
Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia;
Laurie Dake Challenge finalists will present their findings to an expert jury, after months of working on a dataset (provided by SHELL) 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.
The winning team of the Laurie Dake Field Challenge will receive a trophy during the Amsterdam 2020