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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