Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik

An independent international centre for advanced studies


Workshops 43 and 44
05 Jun 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
Course directors:
Lidia Hrnčević, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Daria Karasalihović Sedlar, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Maša Prodanović, University of Texas at Austin, United States
Arash Dahi Teleghani, Louisiana State University, United States
Course description:

The Petroleum Engineering Summer School (PESS) has been operating within the academic program of advanced studies of the Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik (IUC) for 30 years (first PESS was in 1987). PESS workshops, which are held in June every year, are organized by the Faculty of Mining, Geology & Petroleum Engineering of the University of Zagreb. Topics covered by the PESS are contemporary technical, technological, environmental and economic issues in field of petroleum industry and energy industry in general. Outstanding professors and experts from the USA, Europe, and other regions participate as guest speakers or lecturers.

Long-term collaboration in organizing the Petroleum Engineering Summer School has been established with university professors from the USA (Louisiana State University, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, the Colorado School of Mines, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the University of Oklahoma, the University of Tulsa, Texas A&M University), Austria (Innsbruck University, Montan University of Leoben), Hungary (Miskolc University, University of Szeged), Russia (Gubkin State University, Moscow, St Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance), Romania (Petroleum and Gas University-Ploesti), the Netherlands (TU Delft), Venezuela, Iraq (University of Sulaimani) and Malaysia (University of Technology Petronas).

Furthermore, a number of experts from leading industrial corporations were included in performance of the programs, like INA, ConocoPhillips, Statoil, Schlumberger, Total, E-On, ENI, OMV, MOL, Lukoil, and other.

In addition to financial support of the Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sport, the traditional sponsors of the PESS are: INA Group, MOL Group, INAgip, Janaf, Plinacro, and Croatian National Committee of the World Petroleum Council, as well as SPE Croatian Section.

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Course lecturers:
Gordana Sekulić, Janaf d.d., Croatia
Ana Todosijevic, Wintershall Holding GmbH, Germany
Dorothee Arns, Petrochemicals Europe, Belgium
David DiCarlo, University of Texas at Austin, United States
Larry W Lake, University of Texas at Austin, United States
Domagoj Vulin, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Abouzar Mirzaei Paiaman, National Iranian Oil Company - NIOC, Iran
Herbert Hofstatter, Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria
Kristian Mogensen, N/A, N/A
Igor Dekanić, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Dubravko Novosel, INA d.d., Croatia
Riccardo Tarquini, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), Italy
Zvonimir Šibalić, Prvo plinarsko društvo d.o.o., Croatia
Andrea Lopac, INA d.d., Croatia
Goran Frančić, Plinacro, Croatia
Stjepan Leko, INA d.d., Croatia
Luis Angel Giron, Enagás S.A., Spain
Gerben Dijkstra, NV NederlandseGasunie, Netherlands
Krešo Kurt Butula, Schlumberger, Russia
Marcel Kramer, Energy Delta Institute, Netherlands
Arash Dahi Teleghani, Louisiana State University, United States
Neven Duić, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Rocio Prieto Gonzales, N/A, N/A
Oihane Rodriguez Nieto, Enagás S.A., Spain
Dragan Grgić, University of Lorraine - Metz, France
Miguel Angel Castro Perez, Enagás S.A., Spain
Helmer Horlings, NV NederlandseGasunie, Netherlands
Attached documents
Programme Workshop 43
Programme Workshop 44