Oil competition offers Scots students chance to win up to €20,000

MOL oil competition promoGeo-science and petro-chem students from four of Scotland’s universities are being offered work placements and the chance to win up to €20,000 from a North Sea oil operator

These are the prizes on offer in the online oil exploration simulation competition, which is being organised by Budapest-based MOL Oil.

In teams of three, students will first compete via an online platform by solving industrial and strategic tasks.

There are two rounds to the game and students must be in teams of three to apply. The first round is a simulation game where participants have to solve industrial and strategic challenges in virtual scenarios.

The tasks involve case studies taken from real situations within MOL Group’s exploration and production wells in Pakistan. The second round is the live final.

The competition – which is open to students at Heriot Watt, Strathclyde, Aberdeen and Robert Gordon’s universities – closes to entrants on 23 October 2014.

The top three teams will then get the opportunity to join MOL Group and start their careers through the company’s 18-month technical placement program, as well as being in with a chance of winning up to €20,000.

The MOL oil and gas group has operations in over 40 countries and employs almost 29,000 people worldwide.

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