13 August 2020
The Laurie Dake Challenge, the integrated team competition in which
students have to come up with a development plan based on a real dataset
concluded last year with the announcement of the winners of this year’s
In regular years, this announcement would have been made during the
EAGE Annual Conference & Exhibition. This year, we opted for an online
ceremony streamed through EAGE’s Youtube channel.
The jury members of the Laurie Dake Challenge, consisting of company
representatives and members of the Student Affairs Committee, were
impressed with the outcomes of the final round. All teams were able to
come up with thought provoking solutions to develop the dataset provided,
making a selection of the top three a difficult task.
Only one team can be the winner though and this year these honours went
to the Mexican Institute of Petroleum (Mexico)! Runners up were Universiti
Teknologi PETRONAS (Malaysia), with the Bandung Institute of Technology
(Indonesia) completing the top 3. Congratulations to all participants for
your hard work and dedicated. We know it was an incredibly hard final
round, with self-isolation and university closures making work difficult.
Did you miss out on the award ceremony but are you curious about the
award and the people behind the work? A recording of the ceremony is
available through the EAGE Youtube channel.