Archive for Petroleum

Texas A&M Engineering climbed to seventh among public engineering schools offering a doctorate and 14th overall in the 2018 U.S. News and World Report Best College Rankings for undergraduate engineering programs released this week. The college rose two places overall.

Three petroleum engineering graduate students from Texas A&M University won the 2017 Drillbotics competition when they designed and built a miniature automated drilling rig that uses sensors and computer logistics to drill a vertical well in a test formation of unknown composition without any human intervention.

Dr. David Schechter’s research group has developed a new type of simulator that better illustrates and predicts the effects of unconventional reservoir recovery techniques. It draws on data from laboratory experiments and combines it with original coding and geologic data to produce better models to aid industry.

For over 30 years, Texas A&M petroleum engineering students have used Aggie Well No. 1 to learn more about well systems and operations.

M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering and director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), recognized Faculty and Staff Award winners during the 2017 Faculty and Staff Awards banquet.

Seven petroleum engineering students at Texas A&M University are the first to earn a Petroleum Ventures Program (PVP) certificate.

The Texas A&M University College of Engineering honored six alumni during the 2017 Outstanding Alumni Awards Banquet.

The Texas A&M University College of Engineering took part in Texas A&M’s presence at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin last month, bringing several exciting aspects of the college to visitors to the ‘Texas A&M House’ at the Hotel Van Zandt in downtown Austin. The college’…

The International Association of Drilling Contractors chose Texas A&M University as the home of its first-ever student chapter. Petroleum student officers plan to promote networking and engagement between students and professionals, and encourage any student interested in the drilling industry to participate.

At the most recent Aggies Invent, students solved the problems of the future, focusing on infrastructure and architecture. Students were challenged to incorporate the latest technology, 3-D printing, drones and robotics as they competed to create the most innovative and compelling solution for build…

Texas A&M Engineering’s graduate program was again ranked 11th overall nationally in the latest U.S. News & World Report survey, “America’s Best Graduate Schools 2018.” The college also ranked seventh among public institutions. Individual programs ranked were: aerospace engineering, 7 (4 pu…

The Texas A&M student chapter of SPE PetroBowl team faced down other North America Region teams in the regional PetroBowl qualifications to secure a spot to compete internationally at the 2017 SPE ATCE.

With mentorship and funding opportunities on the line, in addition to a chance to present at the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin next month, the stakes were higher than ever at the latest Aggies Invent. In a special one-day Aggies Invent, students had eight hours to create basic prototyp…

Dr. Eduardo Gildin from the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University is the recipient of one of the 2016-17 College of Engineering Faculty Awards. He has been named the Charles H. Barclay, Jr. ’45 Fellow.

The Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University will host its annual Student Paper Contest on Saturday (Jan. 28) in the Richardson Building. Approximately 470 students will compete in 26 sessions before 115 industry judges and 26 faculty moderators.