OU PetroBowl Team Takes North American Prize

PetroBowl Team

  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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Ronnie K. Irani Center for Energy Solutions Kicks off Semester with New Executive Director

David Ferris recently joined the Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy as the inaugural executive director of the Ronnie K. Irani Center for Energy Solutions. The Irani Center for Energy Solutions provides best-in-class educational opportunities and encourages an entrepreneurial spirit in Mewbourne College students. Energy companies partner with the Irani Center to deliver innovative solutions […]

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Alumnus Ronnie K. Irani named Living Legend by Oklahoma Geological Foundation

Ronnie K. Irani was honored as a Living Legend by the Oklahoma Geological Foundation in Oklahoma City on Thurs., Nov. 7, 2019. The Living Legend Award recognizes outstanding individuals in Oklahoma who have distinguished themselves through substantial contributions to the science of geology, created significant advancements in the petroleum industry, and have improved their communities […]

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Message from Dean Stice: Runar Nygaard Named Director of the Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering

Dear Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy Faculty and Staff, I am pleased announce the appointment of Runar Nygaard as the new director of the Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering. He joins a long line of directors of this historic program. As the search committee embarked on the seemingly impossible task of filling […]

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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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