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University of Petroleum & Energy Studies

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) is a premier Indian University located in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. Established in 2003 with the aim of providing quality education and facilities that are at par with international standards, UPES is known for its state-of-the-art courses and research in the fields of Energy and Power. An initiative of the Hydrocarbons Education and Research Society, UPES is the only Asian university to receive the World Oil Award.

Apart from E&P, UPES also offers courses spread across various disciplines like Transportation, Computer Science, Information Technology, Logistics and Supply Chain, International Business, Infrastructure, Public Policy, Design and Legal Studies packaged inside the campus in the foothills of the Himalayas with a cosmopolitan atmosphere with students from all around the globe.


UPES Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Student Chapter

The Chapter is a non-profit, technical student organization seeking to promote the propagation of invaluable erudition concerning the Oil and Gas Industry.

Established in the year 2009, the Chapter has been pushing forward with the drive to elevate the standards of excellence to unprecedented heights, and in recognition of our extensive efforts, we have been conferred the SPE Gold Standard Award for three consecutive years (2011, 2012 and 2013) along with the Presidential Award for Outstanding Student Chapter for seven consecutive years (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020) by SPE International.

The Chapter conducts a plethora of events throughout the academic year. Each event seeks to provide a unique opportunity for budding future professionals to augment their calibre, thereby, staying true to our motto of “Enhancing Competence”.

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