Archive for Petroleum

George K. Hickox Jr., who holds two degrees from Texas A&M University, will begin serving on the Texas A&M Foundation Board of Trustees on July 1. The Texas A&M Foundation is an independent nonprofit organization that raises money to support academics and student leadership programs at …


International oil recovery expert Paul B. Crawford was a Renaissance man: innovative engineer, celebrated educator and visionary civic leader. For more than 50 years, his life furthered technology, touched students and enhanced communities. This fall a new dimension of his legacy will begin at Texa…


The legacy of civil engineer Marina Q. Smith will continue to shine through a Texas A&M University graduate fellowship honoring her memory. The Marina Q. Smith '90 Memorial Fellowship in Pipeline Research, endowed through the Texas A&M Foundation, benefits civil, chemical, mechanical or pet…


Dr. Stephen A. Holditch, Noble Chair and head of the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been appointed to a group of environmental, industry and state regulatory experts to recommend best practices for safe, responsible development of the nation's onsho…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University has honored two former students with the 2011 Outstanding Alumni Honor Awards.Dr. G. Kemble Bennett, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, presented the awards to Timothy A. Leach '82 (at right in photo) and S. Shariq Yosufzai '74…


Grady Meloy, a senior in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering and president of Texas A&M's chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB), was awarded the 2011 Engineers Without Borders-USA Student Founders Award at the recent International Conference for EWB-USA held in Louisville, …


The Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering will host its Annual Student Paper Contest Saturday (Jan. 29) on campus. This year, 410 juniors, seniors and graduate students in petroleum engineering will give technical presentations before panels of industry judges. This in-house event origi…


Seven Aggie engineering students have been recognized for assisting Rudder High School students during Viva Technology, a program designed to help students excel in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). VIva Technology is Great Minds in STEM's K-12 Educational Program. The program is de…