Archive for Petroleum

The 100 fastest-growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in the world were recognized recently at the 10th Annual Aggie 100 program, sponsored by the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. The Aggie 100 focuses on growth as an indica…


The first all-Aggie Engineering Tailgate is slated for Nov. 15, three hours prior to the kickoff of the Texas A&M vs. Missouri football game. The tailgate, which will feature food, giveaways and fun, will be held on the lawn south of the Zachry Engineering Center on the Texas A&M University …


Texas A&M University's Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Student Chapter held its SPE Career Enhancement Event (CEE) recently at Texas A&M’s Memorial Student Center. Over 600 students interested in a career in the petroleum industry attended the CEE.  Nearly 100 recruiters from 28 oil a…


Texas A&M University’s Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering held a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday, October 7 for the newly established Chaparral-Fischer CO2 Enhanced Oil Recovery Center. The lab was established with a $1.75 million donation from Chaparral Energy and SuSu and Mark Fi…


I. Yucel Akkultu, associate professor in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, will be receiving the AIME Rossiter W. Raymond Memorial Award at the Society of Petroleum Engineers annual banquet on Oct. 28 in Amsterdam. This award from the American Institut…


David E. Lancaster '79, Trent Latshaw '75, Brent J. Smolik '83, and E. Joseph Wright '82 were inducted into the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering's Academy of Distinguished Graduates during the Fall Industry Board Dinner Sept. 11.The academy was developed by the Industry Board as a wa…


Dr. Jihoon Kim has joined the faculty of the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering as an assistant professor. Kim, previously a geological research scientist with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, began work at Texas A&M in August. Department Head Dan Hill said, “We are very…


Texas A&M Engineering ranked eighth among engineering schools at public institutions offering a doctorate, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of the country’s undergraduate universities and programs. The Dwight Look College of Engineering maintained its ranking of 15t…


Dr. Jenn-Tai Liang will be joining the faculty of the department of petroleum engineering this fall. Professor Liang previously taught at The University of Kansas and served as the director of the Tertiary Oil Recovery Program, a Kansas state-funded research center. He also was the program manger at…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University hosted 143 prospective students on campus during two camps held in July. Seventy-five rising juniors and seniors participated in the Women Explore Engineering (WEE) camp and an additional 68 students from 12 Texas high schools parti…


Berna Hascakir, assistant professor in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M, was featured in a recent article on thermal recovery by Jennifer Pallanich in the Upstream Technology bi-monthly magazine. Oils that are trapped underground that have a high viscosity are c…


Huangye Chen, Kai Cheng, and Assistant Professor Zoya Heidari received special acknowledgements for their presentations given during the 2014 Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA) 55th Annual Symposium held in the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center on May 18-22. Cheng, a gradua…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of Texas A&M Engineering, appointed three petroleum engineering faculty members to endowed positions starting July 2014. All of the appointments were given in recognition and support of the accomplishments and future potential of these faculty mem…


(from left to right) Dan Hill, David Burnett, David Schechter, and Thomas Blasingame The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) recently notified those fortunate individuals and companies who have been awarded some of the highest honors in their organization for 2014. “The SPE international awards…


From May 16-31, 11 Texas A&M University petroleum engineering students attended a study abroad program in China. The course, taught by professors Ding Zhu, Rashid Hasan and Jiajing Lin, is PETE 325, Petroleum Production Systems, and is an introduction to production operations and oil field equip…


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Older