The Dallas/Fort Worth chapter of the American Association of Drilling Engineers was pleased to present scholarships to eight OU students for the 2014-15 academic year. These scholarships totaled $16,000 in assistance to the recipients. One of the scholars, Bradley Hulme, was awarded with one of only four top scholarships given by AADE throughout the nation. […]
October 27-29, the Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) for the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) was held in Amsterdam. OU sent a delegation of 45 students and 8 faculty and staff to attend. One of the highlights of ATCE each year is the Petrobowl. This year’s competition included 36 teams from around the world. […]
Faruk Civan is the 2014 recipient of the Reservoir Description and Dynamics Award by the Society of Petroleum Engineers. This award recognizes outstanding achievements in or contributions to the advancement of petroleum engineering in the area of reservoir description and dynamics. It was formerly known as the Reservoir Engineering Award.
Dr. Subhash Shah has been named a fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers by its board of directors. A fellow is the highest grade of membership in AIChE and testifies to the high esteem in which he is held by his peers for his professional accomplishments and contributions. He was formally recognized by his […]
September 24-28, three MPGE students (Bryce Fugate ,Kirke Suter, and Faye Reiley) along with one Energy Management student (Avery Marczewski) represented OU at the Alberta Energy Challenge (AEC). The AEC is an international business case competition hosted by the University of Alberta in Edmonton. This year’s competition included twelve teams from four countries. After an […]
This past summer, MPGE faculty Deepak Devegowda and MCEE staff Yoana Walschap traveled with a group of fifteen petroleum engineering undergraduate students to Colombia to attend an Improved Recovery Technique course, along with students from Colombia National University, being taught by Dr. Devegowda. The trip not only offered students the opportunity to learn petroleum engineering […]
Fall 2014 brought with it two new faculty and one new staff member to MPGE’s roster. Dr. Mashhad Fahes came to us from Texas A&M Qatar. She earned her PhD in Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College, London in 2006. Dr. Ahmad Sakhaee-Pour also joined the faculty. He obtained his PhD from University of Texas at […]
As many have noticed this past year, MPGE has been making changes to better use technology to reach out to our students, alumni, friends, and perspective students, as well as enhance the learning experiences of our current students. Some changes were cosmetic such as the new logo, and others were long overdue for a make-over, […]