Ocean Academic Competition China

The “Ocean Contest for China” is a software development competition that involves the creation of an innovative plug-in that addresses a problem or challenge facing in Oil and Gas industry. The plug-ins will be made for the industry-leading Petrel E&P software platform using the Ocean Software Development Framework.

The Ocean Team at Schlumberger has held several competitions internationally over the last five years, but this is the first time a competition will be held in China.

This event is scheduled to take place throughout the spring of 2017 with a finalists judging event in May of 2017.
The exact dates will be communicated in due time upon confirmation of your interest to participate.

The following are the rules for the competition and the teams participating in it:

  • Students only( full time student, graduating not before 2017)
  • Teams can be no larger than 5 people.


The following are recommendations for the competition:

  • Teams should contain at least 1 programmer and 1 geologist, geophysicist, or petroleum engineer with domain experience.
  • Participants should have knowledge of the C# programming language and/or the Ocean Development Framework (the competition will include an introduction to the Ocean Development Framework as well as resources on getting to know the Ocean for Petrel API).


The winning team will receive 3000 RMB, the second place team 1000 RMB.

We look forward to your participants.

Best regards,

Xipo Zhang

CHG SIS Ops Manager