Imperial Barrel Awards


The Imperial Barrel Awards (IBA) encourages Geoscience graduate students to explore a career in the energy industry by participating in the Award Program.

AAPG’s IBA 2014 Competition – European Region

What Happened This Year?

6 – 7 March 2014 Regional Final, Prague, Czech republic, Albion Hotel.

2014 Participating Schools:

        • Aberdeen University
        • Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan
        • Delft University of Technology
        • Ecole Nationale Superieure de Geologie
        • Eotvos Lorand University
        • Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas
        • Heriot-Watt University
        • IFP School
        • Ivano Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil & Gas
        • Kiev National Taras Schevenko University
        • LaSalle Beauvais Institute, France
        • Lisbon University, Faculty of Sciences
        • Lomonosov Moscow State University
        • Manchester University
        • Novosibirsk State University Perugia
        • Royal Holloway, University of London
        • Southampton(University of) Ocean and Earth Science
        • Stavanger University, Norway
        • UCD School of Geological Sciences
        • University of Bucharest
        • University of Coimbra Earth Sciences
        • University of Leoben
        • University of Zagreb
        • Utrecht University
        • VU University Amsterdam
Europe Region 1st Place 2014 – IFP School
Europe Region 2nd Place 2014 – University of Manchester
Europe Region 3rd Place – University of Aberdeen
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Interested in applying for the 2015 Competition?
Please email for information on how to apply!

What will you get out of IBA?

Geoscience graduate students are encouraged to explore a career in the energy industry by participating in the Imperial Barrel Award Program.

  • Receive a real-world, career-development experience with your performance judged by industry experts!
  • Winning teams travel free to the premier industry event to network with both future colleagues and future employers.
  • IBA offers students and their faculty advisor a chance to win accolades for themselves and cash prizes for their schools.

To find out more about the programme visit the website, for any additional information contact AAPG Europe



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