Students from Thailand’s three major universities presented their research in both poster and oral formats at the first annual Thailand Student Paper Competition, which was held April 1 at the offices of Chevron in Bangkok, Thailand.
Judges from SEAPEX, SEG, SPE, Chevron and PTTEP determined the generous cash prizes for all participating students and their university departments, provided by Carnarvon Petroleum Ltd., Salamander Energy, P3 Global Energy and SEAPEX.
Student awardees (presenters in bold) included:
- First place – Nopporn Boonchuay and Sasinon Subsangtip, from Mahidol University.
- Second place – Watcharee Klainklom, Yanticha Namphet and Seranee Limrak, from Chulalongkorn University.
- Third place – Wisa Amchawong and Praiwan Uphatam, from Khon Kaen University.
The Southeast Petroleum Exploration Society (SEAPEX) Bangkok Chapter organized this first in the region event. Fresh off the success of this event, the Bangkok Chapter of SEAPEX is making plans to make the 2011 event more like the AAPG Student Expo and include students from universities in the surrounding region.
For information on student participation or corporate sponsorship contact SEAPEX Bangkok chapter president Bob Shoup.