On Saturday,February 7, The University of Oklahoma campus welcomed SPE International as the host of the first North American Regional Petrobowl Qualifier. Due to the increasing popularity of the annual competition, SPE moved towards a format that supported regional events to determine which teams would compete in the Petrobowl Finals held during ATCE. Twenty universities from throughout North America came together to fight for a position in the finals. OU, along with University of Tulsa, Penn State, and Colorado School of Mines, were pre-qualified for the finals based upon their rankings in last year’s competition in Amsterdam. The top finishers were: 1st, University of Calgary, 2nd, Colorado School of Mines, 3rd, Louisiana State University, and 4th, OU. These teams will move forward to the Petrobowl Finals at ATCE 2015 in Houston.