OU Faculty Receive Honor from the Society of Petroleum Engineers

The Society of Petroleum Engineers recently honored two University of Oklahoma Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering faculty. Professor Chandra Rai and emeritus professor Subhash Shah were named SPE Distinguished Membership at the organization’s Member Monday Awards Session in October. Established in 1983, the Distinguished Member award recognizes SPE members who achieve distinction deemed […]

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OU Researcher Receives Part of $28 Million Grant to Increase Geothermal Energy Production in the United States

NORMAN, OKLA. – Ahmad Ghassemi, the McCasland Chair and professor of petroleum engineering at the Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy at the University of Oklahoma, received $2.5 million of a $28 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy with an additional $700,000 in matching funds from Coso Operating Company for a study that […]

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OU SPE Takes First Place at Petrobowl Qualifier

OU SPE took first place in the Petrobowl Qualifier at the North America Student Symposium in Los Angeles, California, on February 9, 2020. Participating Universities: The University of Texas at Austin, University of North Dakota, Montana Tech, Louisiana State University, University of Tulsa, Penn State University, University of Kansas, Universidad Politecnica del Golfo de Mexico, University of Louisiana Lafayette, Oklahoma State University, Saint Francis University, Colorado […]

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OU SPE Members Study Abroad

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. 

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MPGE Senior Partakes in Schlumberger’s Indonesia Women & Technology Event

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 […]

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From Bedrock to Capstone, What MPGE Graduates Have Done in the Last Semester at OU

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 […]

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Alumni Ronnie K. Irani Recognized as 2019 Living Legend Award from The Oklahoma Geological Foundation

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 […]

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