Archive for Petroleum

Ernesto Valbuena, a graduate of the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, won first place in the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) International Student Paper Contest doctoral division at the 2015 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in Houston.


The first cohort of students admitted into the Zachry Leadership Program was honored with a reception Nov. 9 at Kyle Field. All 32 students were in attendance, along with M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of Texas A&M Engineering, John Zachry, Zachry Group Chairman & CEO, as well …


Four Texas A&M University engineering students have been named University Innovation Fellows by the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicenter), a program to empower students to help their peers gain an entrepreneurial mindset and creative confidence. Brendan Cooper, Jean…


Three faculty members from the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University were honored during the 2015 Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in Houston.


M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Berna Hascakir the Stephen A. Holditch Faculty Fellow in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering in recognition of her accomplishments and future potential. The endowed faculty fellowship is effective Nov. 1.…


M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. W. John Lee the Chevron Faculty Fellow in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering in recognition of his accomplishments and future potential. The endowed faculty fellowship is effective Nov. 1. Lee is a prof…


Texas A&M University at Qatar’s bachelor’s degree programs in chemical engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and petroleum engineering have been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in appli…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University honored seven students with its Craig C. Brown Outstanding Senior Engineering Award during a banquet Oct. 1 at the Memorial Student Center on the Texas A&M campus. Seniors Tyler Buffington, J. Hunter Drozd, Tyler A. Romero, Pete…


Dr. Sara Abedi, assistant professor in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, was one of two recipients of this year’s prestigious SPE New Faculty Research Grant.


It’s not every day undergraduate students are surrounded by world-renowned leaders in engineering fields, but three Texas A&M University engineering students had that opportunity at the Global Grand Challenges Summit in Beijing, China. Jointly sponsored by the U.S. National Academy of Engineeri…


Standing on the upper deck of Reed Arena during this year’s Student Engineers’ Council (SEC) Career Fair, Andrew West looked down at the thousands of students below — each hoping to make a good impression on an industry representative. As SEC president, this event was the culmination of months of wo…


A team of four graduate students and two advisers traveled to Williston, North Dakota to witness firsthand an in-field multi-stage fracturing job and related operations on the Bakken formation this summer.


Jack E. Brown '46, tread war-torn Hiroshima on foot as a U.S. Army soldier a fortnight after the drop of the atomic bomb and 60 years before a lifestyle of philanthropy would earn him the Sterling C. Evans Medal in 2011, the highest honor bestowed on a former student by the Texas A&M Foundation.…


Dr. Berna Hascakir, assistant professor in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named one of five recipients of the prestigious 2015 SPE Petroleum Engineering Innovative Teaching Award. This award recognizes excellence in commitment to academic r…


Texas A&M Engineering was ranked as one of the top 10 engineering programs worldwide by the Academic Ranking of World Universities compiled by Shanghai Jiao Tong University. “Global rankings such as this are important because they put an international spotlight on the excellence of our faculty …