Archive for Petroleum

With only 24 hours on the clock, students came together to design and develop ideas to help make the Texas A&M University campus more inclusive. The 2018 Diversity Hackathon brought students from many disciplines at Texas A&M to the Langford Architecture Center on Feb. 2-3, where they worke…

The Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering hosted its annual student paper contest. Over 400 students competed this year. First and second-place winners from the senior, master's and doctoral divisions will advance to the SPE Gulf Coast North America Regional competition in Houston on March 31.

To address the state's growing need for engineers, Texas A&M University, Chevron and Alamo Colleges District will enroll the first cohort of students for the Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academy at Alamo Colleges District in fall 2018.

Dr. Jeff Spath, chief executive officer of the Texas Oil and Gas Institute (TOGI), has been appointed department head of the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, and will take up his duties on May 1, 2018.

Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station and Marathon Oil Corp. initiated a research program to study advanced fluid flow processes and recovery techniques from unconventional resources. Professors and industry personnel will work together to increase knowledge, benefit education and aid industry practices.

This fall, Julien Bauer, a petroleum engineering master’s student, and his French team members won first place at the International Gas Forum of St. Petersburg competition. It was a big moment for him, and Bauer was proudly representing Texas A&M University by wearing his Corps uniform throug…

College is often considered a time for young students to grow and learn, experiencing new ideas, people and cultures. For petroleum engineering student Reggie Rodriguez, the organization that has influenced him the most has been the Texas A&M University Zachry Leadership Program that he began as…

Engineering students were honored and donors recognized at the Texas A&M University College of Engineering Student Awards banquet Oct. 26.

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.