Engineering Honors: Petroleum Engineering Track

This page describes the Petroleum Engineering Track of Engineering Honors (EH-PETE), which applies to EH scholars majoring in petroleum engineering (PETE track).

Requirements - Honors Courses - Honors Faculty - Legacy Requirements

For questions about the PETE Track, please contact the EH Department Coordinator for Petroleum Engineering.


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George J. Moridis

Professor

Office: RICH 407L
Phone: 979.458.4470
Email: moridis@tamu.edu

Requirements 

The Engineering Honors (EH) program for students in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering majoring in Petroleum Engineering (PETE Track) has no requirements in addition to the requirements of the general EH program.

Sample Schedules for EH Students in the PETE Track

Sample program that fulfills the EH requirements for Petroleum Engineering majors is:

  Sample PETE Honors Course Plan
Freshman
ENGR 111H Foundations of Engineering I – 2 credits
  ENGR 112H – Foundations of Engineering II - 2 credits
  ENGR 181H – Engineering Honors Seminar - 1 credit
Sophomore
PETE 225H - Introduction to Drilling Systems (Fall & Spring)
  PETE 310H - Reservoir Fluids (Fall)
  PETE 311H - Reservoir Petrophysics (Spring)
Junior
PETE 314H - Transport Processes in Petroleum Production (Spring & Fall)
  PETE 324H - Well Testing (Fall & Spring)
  PETE 325H - Petroleum Production Systems (Fall)
  PETE 355H - Drilling Engineering
Senior
PETE 406H - High Performance Drilling and Operation Practice (Fall)
  PETE 410H - Production Engineering (Fall)
  PETE 416H - Solving Common Production Engineering Problems (Fall & Spring)
  PETE 491 H – Research - 3 credits – as part of the University Undergraduate Research Scholars (per sem)

Honors Courses

The following lists PETE Honors courses that have been offered in the last four years, excluding research (291,491) and independent study (285,485) courses.

  • 2016-2017 Academic Year

    Subj

    Crse

    Cred

    Title

    Instructor 

    Semester

    Fall 2016
    PETE 225 3 HNR-INTRO TO DRILLING SYS  Jerome J. Schubert (P) Fall 16
    PETE 314 3 HNR-TRANS PROC IN PETE PROD  Peter Valko (P), Shuai Liu Fall 16
    PETE 324 3 HNR-WELL TESTING Marcelo Laprea Bigott (P) Fall 16
    PETE 325 3 HNR-PETR PRODUCTION SYSTEMS   Ibere Nascentes Alves (P) Fall 16
    PETE 406 3 HNR-HIGH PERF DRILL OPER PRACT   Fred E. Dupriest (P) Fall 16
    PETE 410 3 HNR-PRODUCTION ENGINEERING  Ding Zhu (P) Fall 16
    Spring 2017
    PETE 225 3 HNR-INTRO TO DRILLING SYS   Heitor R. Lima (P) Spring 2017
    PETE 311 4 HNR-RESERVOIR PETROPHYSICS  Sara Abedi Mashhadi Migha (P) Spring 2017
    PETE 314 3 HNR-TRANS PROC IN PETE PROD   Peter Valko (P) Spring 2017
    PETE 323 3 HNR-FUND OF RESERVOIR ENGR   Akhil Dattagupta (P) Spring 2017
    PETE 324 3 HNR-WELL TESTING   Michael King (P) Spring 2017
    PETE 325 3 HNR-PETR PRODUCTION SYSTEMS   Ibere Nascentes Alves (P) Spring 2017
    PETE 410 3 HNR-PRODUCTION ENGINEERING   Kan Wu (P) Spring 2017
    PETE 416 3 HNR-SOLV COM PROD ENGR PROBS   John E. Jochen (P) Spring 2017

Honors Faculty


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Sara Abedi

Assistant Professor

Office: RICH 401L
Phone: 979.845.2920
Email: sara.abedi@tamu.edu


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Ibere Alves

Professor of Engineering Practice

Office: RICH 901G
Phone: 979.845.2263
Email: ibere.alves@tamu.edu


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Maria A. Barrufet

Professor
Director, Distance Learning
Baker Hughes Endowed Chair

Office: RICH 407C
Phone: 979.845.0314
Email: barrufet@tamu.edu


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Akhil Datta-Gupta

University Distinguished Professor
Regents Professor
Associate Department Head-Faculty Administration
L.F. Peterson '36 Chair

Office: RICH 401G
Phone: 979.847.9030
Email: datta-gupta@tamu.edu


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Fred Dupriest

Professor of Engineering Practice

Office: RICH 501L
Phone: 979.862.1138
Email: fred.dupriest@tamu.edu


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Berna Hascakir

Assistant Professor
Stephen A. Holditch Faculty Fellow

Office: RICH 401N
Phone: 979.845.6614
Email: hascakir@tamu.edu


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Michael King

Professor
Assistant Department Head-Staff Administration
Foundation CMG Chair in Robust Reduced Order Modeling
LeSuer Chair in Reservoir Management

Office: RICH 401E
Phone: 979.845.1488
Email: mike.king@tamu.edu


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Marcelo Laprea-Bigott

Professor of Engineering Practice

Office: RICH 916A
Phone: 979.845.1450
Email: mlaprea1950@tamu.edu


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Heitor Lima

Professor of Engineering Practice

Office: RICH 901H
Phone: 979.845.2926
Email: heitor.lima@tamu.edu


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Sam Noynaert

Assistant Professor

Office: RICH 501J
Phone: 979.845.6164
Email: noynaert@tamu.edu


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Peter Valkó

Professor
Robert L. Whiting Chair in Petroleum Engineering

Office: RICH 709
Phone: 979.862.2757
Email: p-valko@tamu.edu


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Ding Zhu

Professor
L.F. Peterson '36 Professor

Office: RICH 501F
Phone: 979.458.4522
Email: dingzhu@tamu.edu