The UPES SPE Student Chapter was formed in 2009 under the SPE North India Section. It has made rapid strides with a present student strength of 700 plus. The SPE Sub Regional Paper Presentation Contest 2012 hosted by the University was a stupendous success. UPES SPE Fest is becoming grander each year.
The inaugural 2010 edition was intra college event, whereas the most recent 2013 edition was international success. The Chapter achieved the rare distinction of being awarded the Gold Standard Award for three successive years (2011 to 2013). Students have attended various international conferences and
workshops on behalf of the University and the Chapter such as the SPE Applied Technology Workshop (Bengaluru 2012), SPE Oil and Gas Conference (OGIC Mumbai 2012), SPE Student Chapter Officers Workshop (Doha, Qatar 2012),Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (Denver, USA 2011) etc.