Dr. Ron Morgan, Chief Technical Advisor for Halliburton, will visit the Well Construction Technology Center on March 5, 2020 at 10 AM. Morgan will discuss rheological challenges, fluid flow in high temperatures for geothermal applications, and post graduation opportunities. The visit also includes a Lunch & Learn, lab tours, and a SoftSkills class. For students […]
Society of Petroleum Engineers’ members, Daniel Ng and Jake Spriggs spent their winter break traveling to Singapore and Malaysia as part of their accelerated MBA program. Students gained priceless insights about business management and practices in South East Asia. The group visited several company headquarters, including Phillips 66 Company and the Malaysian’s national Petronas.
Senior, Ducha Hapsari took part in Schlumberger Indonesia Women & Technology event series January 13-15. Drawing from more than 500 applicants of university students across the nation and beyond, the pre-event process involved an essay competition to select top 30 participants for all-expenses paid accommodation and domestic transportation. Her essay “Facing the Era of Big […]
The Capstone Class of Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering (MPGE) is a comprehensive and integrated reservoir assessment experience by applying knowledge and skills that undergraduate students have learned throughout the curriculum at MPGE. Results are delivered by teams in oral presentations and written reports. For a typical project, students are grouped by five […]
Ronnie K. Irani is Founder and CEO of the RKI Energy Resources, LLC. A privately held company whose headquartered in Oklahoma City. Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering alumni Ronnie K. Irani was recognized as 2019 Living Legend Award from The Oklahoma Geological Foundation. The Directors of the Foundation have recognized many individuals who have […]
On Wednesday, November 6, MPGE faculty and staff joined representatives from Mewbourne Oil Company to recognize and applaud the six Mewbourne Leadership Scholars within our program. Scholars are selected for this distinguished honor through an application and interview process as incoming freshman. Recipients receive an annual, renewable scholarship up to four years; recognition as a Mewbourne School […]
OU Veteran’s Recognition and Appreciating Week is November 6th through 11th On Wednesday, Senior Petroleum Engineer major Sohail Faroq and former Seal Team 2 member and retired Chaplain, Lieutenant Colonel Michael Thompson, participated in the Flag-Raising Ceremony. Faroq (left) is active in the OU Student Veteran’s Association, Community Service Coordinator, and Army Reserves for 8 […]
Morten Welmer and Svein Hellvik from NOV visited OU’s Drilling 1 class and discussed how drilling automation will impact the work and skills required for drilling engineers in the future. “At OU, we often bring industry experts to provide the industry perspective and trends to our students.” said Dr. Salehi, the class’s instructor.
University of Oklahoma SPE members collaborated with the City of Norman at the Lake Thunderbird clean up event. In an hour workshop, students received training on lake pollution, recycling tips, and ways to prevent environmental pollution. Afterwards, members picked up trash around Lake Thunderbird and in it’s waters. It was a great opportunity to give back […]
MPGE Seniors and Graduate students participated in a software training which included three commonly used oil and gas industry softwares: Aries, Spotfire, and Enverus Drillinginfo. Aries Petroleum Economics and Reserves Software provides comprehensive property and data management, production and reserve forecasting, and proven economic evaluations for operations, engineering and business teams. Spotfire is a business […]