Application announcement 

In order to participate in the contest, ALL the following information must be submitted to the reference person at the following email:, no later than December 31st, 2018.

The application form can be downloaded here

a. Contact information

E-mail address
Telephone number (if available, mobile number)
Home address

b. Thesis Degree (2nd level Master, Bachelor of Science, Master of Science or PhD.) and Title (in English and, if suitable, Italian)

c. Abstract of the thesis (two pages max, in English or Italian following the below reported Guidelines)

d. Reference information of the Dean of the Faculty (e-mail and post address)

e. Reference information of the assisting professor/s (e-mail and post address)


f. Complete electronic copy of the thesis, in English or Italian, (accepted formats: MS Word and PDF Acrobat) 

It is strongly recommended to use jumbo mail, we-transfer, drop-box or an equivalent system to submit large dimension manuscripts (larger than 10-15 MB)


g. Document attesting the date and place of graduation – by email at the above address before the Award Ceremony.

Please note that the Abstracts have significant weight on the evaluation process, so that their careful and accurate preparation contributes to the overall thesis rating.
The Abstract must be structured with the following paragraphs:

Methods, Procedures, Process
Results, Observations, Conclusions
Novel/Additive Information
and must contain 800 words maximum.


Guidelines for the preparation of the Thesis Abstract

Thesis abstract should contain maximum 800 words and enough information to allow the Evaluation Committee to make an accurate judgment of the content of your thesis.


The text of the Abstract should be organized along the following lines:


1. Objectives and Scope: state the objectives of the study clearly, outline the scope and limitations of your work and point out the aspects that have not been well understood yet, which may require further studies.


2. Methods, Procedures, Process: state the approach upon which the thesis is based (e.g., field data, laboratory data, original analysis, or computer work) and how the work has been organized.


3. Results, Observations, Conclusions: give the major results or findings of the study.


  • 4. Novel/Additive Information: describe the possible applications or the implications of the knowledge provided in the thesis. State what is new in your study and its importance to the oilfield and list the most important innovations or technical contributions in your thesis to the technical knowledge base of the petroleum industry.