Irani Center for Energy Solutions Creates Opportunity for OU Students Whose Summer Internships Were Canceled

When the coronavirus pandemic caused businesses to shutter their offices in favor of telecommuting, many students in the University of Oklahoma Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy lost summer internships. With internships a graduation requirement for some majors, students’ graduation tracks were in jeopardy. That’s when the college’s Ronnie K. Irani Center for Energy Solutions stepped in […]

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OU PetroBowl Team Takes North American Prize

  A team of petroleum engineering students from the Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering at the University of Oklahoma won first prize at the Society of Petroleum Engineers’ annual PetroBowl® North American regional qualifier competition, hosted at the University of Southern California. PetroBowl® is a technical quiz competition for universities with petroleum engineering […]

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Mewbourne College Drillbotics Team Named International Champions

Emmanuel Akita and Savannah Drummond

  A team of University of Oklahoma petroleum engineering students placed first at the annual Drillbotics® international competition last week. Drillbotics® is a competition where teams of university students design and build a miniature 500-pound drilling rig that uses sensors and control algorithms to autonomously drill a rock sample provided by the Society of Petroleum […]

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