Archive for Petroleum

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.


Dr. Jihoon Kim, Dr. George Moridis and Dr. Yucel Akkutlu of the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering have been funded by the U.S. Department of Energy for a multi-year research project to improve the understanding of methane hydrate system behaviors.


The forward-thinking goals the Texas A&M University student chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineers fostered through the years prove how dedication to service and academic pursuits creates a positive future for its student members.


The 100 fastest-growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in the world were recognized Nov. 11 at the 12th Annual Aggie 100 program, and 37 of the 100 companies recognized are owned or led by graduates of the Texas A&M University College of Engineering. The Aggie 100 is sponsored by the Cente…


The Texas A&M University College of Engineering honored five students with its Craig C. Brown Outstanding Senior Engineering Award during a banquet on Oct. 6 at the Memorial Student Center on the Texas A&M campus. Seniors Benjamin E. Jack, Adam Kellen, Adam Navara, Adam Springer and Courtne…


Faculty, staff, advisory board members and students of the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University won several awards, volunteered time and effort, and presented academic papers at the recent Society of Petroleum Engineers Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition.


With a long history of contributing to Texas A&M University, Joe B. Foster’s most recent contribution is to the Newfield DVG Developmental Professorship in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering. The professorship supports the teaching, research, service and professional developmen…


Angie B. ’84 and William R. “Billy” ’83 Lemmons, Jr. have contributed to the William “Doug” Von Gonten ’56 Excellence Fund for Faculty Enrichment. This fund benefits professors in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University. The Lemmonses have supported Texas A&…


Petro-King International Co., Ltd. has contributed $100,000 to the PETE Faculty Gifts – Valko Fund. Expenditures from this fund will be used to support doctoral research in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University. Petro-King is a leading independent China-ba…


EnerVest Management Partners, Ltd. has contributed to the Mark and Lou Houser Scholarship in Petroleum Engineering. Established in 2008 by Mark and Lou Hedgcoxe Houser of Houston, the scholarship recognizes high-achieving undergraduates in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texa…