Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology SEG Student Chapter

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HISTORY:

Rajiv Gandhi Institute or RGIPT was formed under the The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MOP&NG), Government of India founded the institute through an Act of Parliament (“Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology Act 2007").[7] The Institute is empowered to award degrees in its own right. RGIPT is co-promoted as an energy domain specific institute by six leading Oil Public Sector Units (ONGC, IOCL, OIL, GAIL, BPCL and HPCL) in association with the Oil Industry Development Board (OIDB) and with an academic mentorship from IIT Kanpur. The Institute is associating with leading International Universities/Institutions specializing in the domain of Petroleum Technology.

It has been accorded the Institute of National Importance status and a governance structure similar to that available to NITs and IITs. It admits undergraduate students from the rank list of students who have qualified Joint Entrance Examination – Advanced (JEE Advanced) Examination.

OUR GOAL:

SEG RGIPT Student Chapter is devoted to fulfill the mission of Society of Exploration Geophysicists "The dissemination of knowledge of the theory and practice of all aspects of applied Geophysics and the furtherance of the professional development of the Student Member." Since its establishment, the Chapter has worked enthusiastically with the aim to provide the best platform to our students and members to explore the field of Geophysics and to improve in all important aspects helping them to excel in their career.

CHAPTER STRUCTURE:

President - Arunima Singh

Vice President - Abhishek D. Jain

Secretary - Pranjal Ghildiyal

Treasurer - Pratham Choudhary

Event Team headed by Pranav Kumar and Varun Saxena

Content Team headed by Sahil Raj

Designing team headed by Shoaib Alam

Public Relations head Ishaan Raghav

Logistics head Kuldeep Kumar

Chapter Outreach head Anugya Singh

Student Engagement Program

TECHNICAL EVENTS:

2019

WINTER SCHOOL (19/01/2019 to 20/01/2019)

Winter School, the Annual Intercollegiate Technical Festival of RGIPT conducted by Science & Technical Committee in association with all the SEG, SPE, AAPG, IICHE, AICHE RGIPT Student Chapters. The Winter School-2019, “Bridging The Skill Gap”, aimed at teaching and making the young engineers aware of the trends in industries and imparting skills that are in demand like ‘Data Mining’, ‘Computational Fluid Analysis’ in leading petroleum companies. In this festival in which 600 participants joined there where more than 12 events, 8 guest lectures, poster presentations, project exhibition as well as various workshops are conducted. Participants from 10 colleges including UPES, IIT Kanpur etc. participated in this technical festival. SEG RGIPT Student Chapter conducted the events- paper presentation on the topics paralleled to the theme of the winter school. Over 20 papers were presented by students from various colleges such as IIT BHU, PDPU etc.

(https://www.rgipt.ac.in/en/dynamic/photogallery?slug=en-winter-school&brd=1)

ICUER (27/02/2019 to 01/03/2019)

International conference on unconventional energy resources- 2019, aimed to know about the unconventional energy sources such as CBM, Gas Hydrates Tight Oil/Gas, etc. This prestigious conference provided a unique platform for leaders, professionals and researchers to share their experience, innovations, technology advancements and best-in-class practices for a sustainable energy future. The conference was adorned with the presence of over 20 professional speakers and an audience of over 800, and witnessed the presentation of more than 30 papers and posters. SEG RGIPT Student Chapter, in collaboration with AAPG, SPE and EAGE, conducted the workshop: Seismic Data Interpretation by IHS Kingdom. IHS Markit is a dynamic team that includes more than 5,000 analysts, data scientists, financial experts and industry specialists. Experts from the IHS Markit conducted the workshop in hopes of teaching the basics of seismic data interpretation to young innovators of India.

(https://www.rgipt.ac.in/en/dynamic/photogallery?slug=en-unconventional-energy-resources)

CALL FOR CONTENT WRITERS (03/10/2019)

A drive was initiated through email, where in 60 participants enrolled to be a part of the content writing team and engage in writing articles for the inaugural newsletter.

(https://www.segrgipt.org/newsletter)

VISMAYA SETU (02/11/2019 to 03/11/2019)

The event focused on bringing out the creativity of the students, who had been laying dormant in their minds due to the sheer load of studies, tests and of responsibilities of being an adult. The event lasted for two days at Academic Block-1 wherein 75 students participated with full enthusiasm.

(https://www.segrgipt.org/gallery)

2016

Paper and Poster Presentation (17/01/2016)

In this event participant with their vivid techniques presented their vivid work which can be implied in petroleum exploration and geological surveys. These presentations had provided a platform for students to come up with new ideas and theories and show their creativity and also enhanced the knowledge of students in the direction of geophysics and core geology. Colleges from all over India participated to take the competition up a notch. Top three posters were published in the RGIPT magazine.

Log Interpretation (15/02/2016)

In this competition a series of well logs were given to participants and they had to interpret the right data from those logs. Students from different geological backgrounds showed up making it a success as this an altered quiz when compared to the conventional quiz competitions.

2015

Intern Talk (09/08/2015)

SEG RGIPT student’s chapter organized its first event. In this event students who came from their summer internships shared their views on the prospects and the challenges which they faced in different basins and geological fields.

Kriti- Drawing of Geological Appearances (30/08/2015)

This event acted as an introduction about several visualization tools to understand rock

outcrop relationships, regional patterns and subsurface geology. In this competition

a vast range of different geological maps, topographic maps, cross sections and

block diagrams was presented by students.

Quiz Competition (24/10/2015)

The objective of this quiz competition was to encourage students towards Geophysical studies. This was done in two stages. In first stage a multiple choice quiz was given to students and 10 students were selected. This was an open quiz competition anyone from a geological or non-geological background can participate. To make it a valuable competition we had invited nearby colleges which have courses relevant to geology or geophysics.

Workshop in Khanij (08/1/2015)

A workshop on seismic modeling by using Kingdom software was organized during “Khanij 2015” (Annual tech-fest of RGIPT). Industrial professional were invited who gave us a basic idea about seismology and Kingdom. Students got information about professional careers and study routes, with workshop. Students from PDPU Ahmedabad, UPES Dehradun, ISM Dhanbad, IIT Kanpur, IIT BHU and IIT Kharagpur participated in this workshop.

NON TECHNICAL EVENTS:

2020

The Global Hero (24/05/20 to 15/06/20)

While the COVID-19 pandemic brings unprecedented times for each one of us, through this event, we urged our fellow peers to realize the knowledge they hold can be utilized in saving the planet. More than 20 participants enrolled through their articles on the geopolitics of crude, oil price crash, climate change etc.

(https://www.segrgipt.org/events)

2019

The Orientation program (30/08/2019)

The Orientation of the newly admitted undergraduate students of Petroleum Engineering and Chemical Engineering department was organized in the Academic Block-1 of RGIPT campus. Around 120 people were in attendance.

(https://www.segrgipt.org/gallery)

CUCKOO FOR CRUDE (23/10/2019)

The name itself suggests the premise of the event. The soon-to-be petroleum engineers were tested by a series of challenges that highlighted their willingness to be informed about the black gold. In total 30 participants enrolled in the event.

(https://www.segrgipt.org/gallery)

2018

PLACEMENT TALK (12/2/2018)

This informal session was organized in collaboration of SEG, SPE & SEG RGIPT Student Chapter. In this event the students who got placed from the Petroleum & Chemical Engineering department shared their stories of success and their interview experience. They explained recruitment procedure of various companies including ONGC, ESSAR, BORL, WIPRO, TORRENT, ADANI & INFOSYS.

INTERN TALK (18/08/2018)

To break the illusion of knowledge and to learn from those who have been seen industry themselves, SEG RGIPT Student Chapter arranged an informal event “VICHAAR-an interactive & informative session on the Internship importance, procedure & opportunities”. Final year

students who interned at various upstream companies/ Institutions like IRS, IDT, IOGPT, ONGC Assets, Adani, OIL etc. shared the real industry scenario and their practical work experience with the junior students.

Orientation Ceremony (28/08/2018)

Orientation session was organized by the SEG RGIPT student chapter to formally welcome the newcomers amongst us and familiarize them with the Society.

FUN-BEE (31/09/2018)

SEG & FIPI RGIPT Student Chapter conducted its very first event of the 2nd session of academic year 2018-2019 which was named “FUNBEE- a Wanderer of Fun Essence”. The event saw 150 participants and was focused on providing relaxation from stress and to restore the joy which the students are missing dearly now days.

SAMVAAD (11/11/2018)

The prime motto of Samvaad-the debate competition, was successfully achieved through the overwhelming participation and cooperation of all the student chapters present in RGIPT which ensured the strengthened social bond among all the chapters and the students associated.

Guest Lecture

2019

Drafting Resume and Cracking Interviews (08/01/2019)

Mr. Utkarsh Gupta, recently placed in ONGC as AEE and a UG from

ISM Dhanbad, in front of 80 participants in the audience, provided the undergraduates an insight in the professional world of interviews, and shared useful tips to make one’s

Resume better.

Interactive Session with Dr.Robello Samuel (1/03/2019)

An informative interactive Session was held with Dr. Robello Samuel by SEG, RGIPT SC in collaboration with EAGE & SEG RGIPT SC. Being a researcher, innovator, author and educationist, he guided us to clear our concerns regarding some aspects of our future such as jobs, higher education, and research and also shed light on the opportunities present in our professional field. Besides, he also inspired us to come up with untraditional solutions to traditional problems through an out of the box approach.

Interactive Session with Dr. Anil Kumar (14/03/2019)

SPE, SEG, EAGE & SEG RGIPT Student Chapters came up with an informative session by Dr. Anil Kumar on the topic 'Reservoir Drainage Area' followed by an Interactive Session with the students. Around 80 students attended the technical presentation along with some faculty members. Dr.Kumar was welcomed by our esteemed Faculty Dr. Satish K. Sinha. The technical presentation followed some variety of impromptu doubts, coming from some curious students and keen faculty members.

Reservoir Geomechanics (20/03/2019)

Prof. Satish Kumar Sinha provided the students with an in-depth introduction to reservoir geomechanics. SEG RGIPT Student Chapter conducted this guest lecture in hopes of bridging the gap between bookish and industrial knowledge possessed by petroleum

engineering students.

The Role of Data Integration and Multi scale Modeling (27/09/2019)

A guest lecture by Shri Priti Prasad Deo on the topic The Role of Data Integration and Multi scale modeling in E and P Business was delivered on 27th August 2019 at RGIPT Academic Block-1. Around 250 people were in attendance.

FIELD TRIPS

2019

GEOLOGICAL FIELD TRIP: SUB & LESSER HIMAYALAS

Date- -1/12/2019 – 4/12/2019

Venue- Dehradhun, Uttrakhand

Number of participants-60

This was a geological trip to study the Himalayan geology, led by Prof. A.K.Singh to Dehradhun. The trip was guided by Dr. R.J.Azmi who was accompanied by Dr. U.S.Prasad. This four day trip provided the students the field exposure of different stratigraphic sequence, sedimentology and tectonic settings of Himalayan region consisting of the lesser Himalayan and Sub-Himalayan.

Day 1- Dehradun Mussoorie

Day2- Rishikesh-Badrinath way (Ganga Valley)- Right bank of Ganges.

Day 3- Dun Valley

Day 4- Dehradun-Mussoorie highway (Shahanshai Ashram, Near

         Kolukhet Toll Barrier, Barlowganj, Mussoorie- Tehri Bypass road)

2018

GEOLOGICAL FIELD TRIP: SUB & LESSER HIMALAYAS

DATE: 7th-11th April 2018

Venue-Dehradun, Uttrakhand

Number of participants-60

The Geological field trip was conducted to increase the knowledge of subject and practical evaluation of geological features. SEG RGIPT Student Chapter is the major sponsor of Field trip accommodation & transportation.

 Day-1 Dun Valley

 Day-2 Dehradun-Mussoorie highway (Shahanshai Ashram, Near

    Kolukhet Toll Barrier, Barlowganj, Mussoorie- Tehri Bypass road)

 Day-3 Rishikesh-Badrinath way (Ganga Valley)- Right bank of Ganges.

 Day-4 Dehradun- Delhi highway Khajnawar Rao in Mohand area.

2016

Geological Field Trip: Kutch Basin Field Trip

Date- 15th to 18th March 2016

Venue- Rann of Kutch, Gujarat

Number of participants- 15

Kutch is a diagnosed prospect basin. Kutch basin is situated in Gujrat. Kutch basin is generally known by the name “The Great Rann of Kutch”. Rann of Kutch is a seasonal salt marsh located in the Thar Desert in the Kutch District of Gujarat, India. Gujrat is the most diverse state in India. A field trip of 3-4 days to Kutch basin includes formations like Bhuj, Mundra, and Matana Madh. These places have a good amount of hydrocarbons but no commercial production as yet.Kutch grants a very good opportunity to geologists for exploration purpose.

2015

Geological Field Trip: Himalayan Foreland Basin Trip

Date – 6th to 10th December

Venue- Himalayan Basin

No of Participants- 15

This was a four day field trip conducted from Dec. 6 to 10, 2015 in Himalayan foreland basin. Himalayan foreland basin has a width of 450 kilometers (280 mi) and 2,000 kilometers (1,200 mi) length. The foreland basin span to five countries which include: India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bhutan, and Bangladesh. The major structural entities of the Himalayan orogeny from north to south are the South Tibet Detachment (STD), Main Central Thrust (MCT), the Ramgarh Thrust (RT), the Main Boundary Thrust (MBT) and the Main Frontal Thrust. Undoubtedly this visit to Himalayan foreland helped students in identifying sites of geological and geomorphologic significance in Himalayan foreland.

CSR EVENTS

Cleanliness Drive

It is an Annual awareness rally used to promote the Swach Bharat movement and spread message about the social welfare and security in areas surrounding RGIPT campus. Volunteer squads along with village children go around the Mukhetia rural region planting trees, disinfecting drains using bleaching powder and spreading awareness about the importance of education for children.

(https://www.rgipt.ac.in/oldsite/swachh_bharat_rally.html)

Blood Donation

The program invited volunteers to donate blood for blood bank which indeed would help in saving lives. Through assistance of Red Cross Society and the medical team of SGPGI the event managed to collect 71 units of blood, making it a success.

(https://www.facebook.com/153603151501941/posts/1010670262461888/)

Run for Unity

Mini marathon is organized every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the iron man of India.

(https://rgipt.ac.in/en/page/sports)

OUTREACH PROGRAMMES

2019

GEOLOGICAL FIELD TRIP: SUB & LESSER HIMAYALAS

Date- -1/12/2019 – 4/12/2019

Venue- Dehradhun, Uttrakhand

Number of participants-60

This was a geological trip to study the Himalayan geology, led by Prof. A.K.Singh to Dehradhun. The trip was guided by Dr. R.J.Azmi who was accompanied by Dr. U.S.Prasad. This four day trip provided the students the field exposure of different stratigraphic sequence, sedimentology and tectonic settings of Himalayan region consisting of the lesser Himalayan and Sub-Himalayan.

Day 1- Dehradun Mussoorie

Day2- Rishikesh-Badrinath way (Ganga Valley)- Right bank of Ganges.

Day 3- Dun Valley

Day 4- Dehradun-Mussoorie highway (Shahanshai Ashram, Near

         Kolukhet Toll Barrier, Barlowganj, Mussoorie- Tehri Bypass road)

2018

GEOLOGICAL FIELD TRIP: SUB & LESSER HIMALAYAS

DATE: 7th-11th April 2018

Venue-Dehradun, Uttrakhand

Number of participants-60

The Geological field trip was conducted to increase the knowledge of subject and practical evaluation of geological features. SEG RGIPT Student Chapter is the major sponsor of Field trip accommodation & transportation.

 Day-1 Dun Valley

 Day-2 Dehradun-Mussoorie highway (Shahanshai Ashram, Near

    Kolukhet Toll Barrier, Barlowganj, Mussoorie- Tehri Bypass road)

 Day-3 Rishikesh-Badrinath way (Ganga Valley)- Right bank of Ganges.

 Day-4 Dehradun- Delhi highway Khajnawar Rao in Mohand area.

2016

Geological Field Trip: Kutch Basin Field Trip

Date- 15th to 18th March 2016

Venue- Rann of Kutch, Gujarat

Number of participants- 15

Kutch is a diagnosed prospect basin. Kutch basin is situated in Gujrat. Kutch basin is generally known by the name “The Great Rann of Kutch”. Rann of Kutch is a seasonal salt marsh located in the Thar Desert in the Kutch District of Gujarat, India. Gujrat is the most diverse state in India. A field trip of 3-4 days to Kutch basin includes formations like Bhuj, Mundra, and Matana Madh. These places have a good amount of hydrocarbons but no commercial production as yet. Kutch grants a very good opportunity to geologists for exploration purpose.

2015

Geological Field Trip: Himalayan Foreland Basin Trip

Date – 6th to 10th December

Venue- Himalayan Basin

No of Participants- 15

This was a four day field trip conducted from Dec. 6 to 10, 2015 in Himalayan foreland basin. Himalayan foreland basin has a width of 450 kilometers (280 mi) and 2,000 kilometers (1,200 mi) length. The foreland basin span to five countries which include: India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bhutan, and Bangladesh. The major structural entities of the Himalayan orogeny from north to south are the South Tibet Detachment (STD), Main Central Thrust (MCT), the Ramgarh Thrust (RT), the Main Boundary Thrust (MBT) and the Main Frontal Thrust. Undoubtedly this visit to Himalayan foreland helped students in identifying sites of geological and geomorphologic significance in Himalayan foreland.