PetroChallenge 2016

PetroChallenge 2016

Join us for an information session on September 14th at 3 pm in Duncan 3092 - free pizza!

Open to Rice undergrad and grad students only

What is PetroChallenge?

Hands-on educational event that allow students to gain insight into the decision-making process of oil and gas companies by utilizing the OilSim simulator. Students work as a team in a competition setting to explore and make decisions throughout the entire exploration and production business process.

When is PetroChallenge?

Friday, Sept 30th: 2:30 - 8 pm
Saturday, Oct 1st: 7:30 am - 6:00 pm

Registration is now open!

Benefits of Participating?

Here is your opportunity to not only gain decision-making insight but to interact with other students with similar interest. You will also get the chance to meet university personnel and engage with potential future employers. food! Cash prize for the winning team! Network with industry executives for potential internships and/or jobs! Gain valuable team collaboration experience!

A limited number of participants will be accepted for this event so registration confirmation is on a first come, first serve basis. If registration is full, you will be wait-listed and then contacted if a space becomes available. Participants are required to attend both days of the event.

Upon arriving at the event, you will be placed on a multi-disciplinary team with two other students. It is recommended that you bring a laptop, if you have one.

Shuttle service will be provided to and from campus each day for the event.  Pick up and drop off information will be provided to confirmed participants the week of the event.

Contact Kelly Cline at the Energy and Environment Initiative with any questions: or 713-348-4062.


Fri, Sep. 30 - Sat, Oct. 1, 2016
2:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central


BRC - Room 280
6500 Main St.
Houston, TX