Petroleum News Releases

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.

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