MPGE to Launch Externship Program

Internships play a crucial role in the success of any degree program by allowing students to apply knowledge gained within the classroom to a real-world, hands-on industry setting. The Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering (MPGE) at OU believes so strongly in the importance of internship experiences that it has embedded them into the required curriculum. […]

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Salehi to Showcase Research

Assistant Professor Saeed Salehi has been selected to showcase his research at this year’s Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, Tex., May 1-4. OTC is the largest oil and gas event, featuring more than 2,300 exhibitors and attendees representing one-hundred nations. Universities selected to present their research receive exposure from 70,000 industry professionals. Salehi will […]

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MPGE Undergrad Receives Research Award

MPGE undergraduate student Rodrigo Rivera Reyes is recipient of an Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) grant from OU Honors College. The program offers financial assistance for scholarly and creative projects under the mentorship of a faculty member.  Dozens of research projects are funded each year so that undergraduates may undertake ambitious and exciting research endeavors. […]

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Drilling & Well Completion Group Receives Research Award

A new project has been awarded to MPGE’s Drilling and Completion Group. The project, funded by the U.S. Department of Interior Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), will study failure in wellbore cements and elastomer liner hanger in conjunctions with loss of well control incidents. The aim is to develop new testing protocols for sealing assemblies and […]

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