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Institute of Geology and GeoUnit scientists participated in international competition Imperial Barrel Award (IBA)

Within the cooperation agreement in the educational, scientific programs and international cooperation, signed by director «GEOUNIT» LCC , I.V. Solovyov and director Institute of Geology "Professor V.A. Mykhailov,  student team from the Institute of Geology was sponsored for participation in the international competition Imperial Barrel Award (IBA) organized by the American Association of Petroleum Geologist (AAPG)  for geoscience graduate student, and annually held in the  Prague (Czech Republic). In this competition, team analyzes a dataset from any point in the world, consisting of regional 3D seismic/or 2D regional seismic profiles (approximately 100 km2) for two months, and well log information within (or outside) seismic data. The team from Ukraine evaluated the prospects of the Danish Central Graben. 5 students of the first year master degree worked over this project, Bohdan Rudnyk, Yevheniia Kravchenko, Yurii Bilous, Liana Podoliako, Kseniia Yahorlytska (part-time employee GEOUNIT LLC).            

Docent of Geoinformatics department, Ivan Virshilo, assisted all stages of the team's preparation. 20 teams from Norway, Netherlands, France, Hungary, England, Switzerland, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Russia participated in competition this year.  The IFP School (France) won semifinal competition, and will compete in the finals with representatives from other continents. Diamond sponsors of the event were world-famous companies such as Chevron, Schlumberger, Shell, TOTAL, etc.