• A team of 5 IFP School students from the “Petroleum Geosciences “ and “Reservoir Geoscience and Engineering “ programs won first prize in the international FIELD Challenge organized by the European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers (EAGE).

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The Student Association (Bureau des Élèves or BDE) plays an important part in social life at IFP School through cultural and athletic activities. Each year, a new multicultural team, made up of students from various programs, is elected during October.

Furthermore, four professional associations from the energy sector have a student chapter at the School and organize activities and conferences:


> Vidéo : SPE Student Chapters "Reservoir Box" - March 2016 - France

Each year, student teams take part in competitions organized by professional associations and academic societies. IFP School students won:

  • the international Imperial Barrel Award (IBA) competition, sponsored by the AAPG, in 2010
  • the European IBA competition in 2014
  • the global Field Challenge competition sponsored by EAGE in 2011 and 2016