Multiplying Talents: Oil and Gas Projects Competition
Multiplying Talents is a new-format intellectual competition among schoolchildren in the oil and gas field that is intended to promote interest in petroleum engineering, research and teamwork. Unlike traditional school contests in Russia that are designed to test knowledge in school subjects, such as physics, chemistry, mathematics and biology, the focus of this competition is to help schoolchildren master the skills of using this knowledge in the course of research activities.
The project helps children build research competencies in the STEM field (STEM — Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) and acquire teamwork skills that are essential in today’s world, first at the university and then in further career.
Potential participants of Multiplying Talents intellectual competition are schoolchildren from the
Each team receives an assignment on the topic of oil and gas that they will have to complete as a research project. Teams whose projects are recognized by Gazpromneft STC’s specialists as the best works will have a chance to personally present and defend their projects at the final event in Saint Petersburg.
The competition was first held in 2015. Over 1,200 participants registered for the event and submitted to Gazpromneft STC a total of 152 projects. The evaluation identified 18 best projects, in which schoolchildren demonstrated the most fascinating and accurate solutions. On