Mr. Perez Valencia Earns Award

Felipe Perez Valencia was awarded second place at the Large-scale Atomic/Molecular Massively Parallel Simulator (LAMMPS) Workshop and Symposium. The sixth LAMMPS Workshop and Symposium was held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, at the University of New Mexico (UNM) Continuing Education Building. Valencia gathered the LAMMPS users community that uses molecular dynamics in several different disciplines. For the […]

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OU Drillbotics Team Takes First Place

Congratulations to our Drillbotics® team for placing 1st at the International Drillbotics® Competition! 🎉 Drillbotics® is a competition for universities to build, design, and use sensors to control algorithms to autonomously drill a rock sample provided by SPE’s Drilling Systems Automation Technical Section (DSATS). Eleven teams competed for a chance to win a sponsored trip […]

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MPGE Student Receives Prestigious Nancy L. Mergler Dissertation Completion Fellowship

MPGE student Mr. Harshkumar Patel was awarded the prestigious Nancy L. Mergler Dissertation Completion Fellowship for the academic year of 2019-2020. Mr. Patel is a Ph.D. candidate in Petroleum Engineering. He conducts research on well integrity under the supervision of Dr. Saeed Salehi. The fellowship is awarded to top Ph.D. candidates as determined by a […]

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MPGE Students Bagged All Awards at 2019 AADE Graduate Student Poster and Presentation Contest

The American Association of Drilling Engineers (AADE), one of the active organizations for petroleum engineers organizes the Student Poster and Presentation Contest to recognize the role of academic endeavors in the future development of the petroleum industry, where university students highlight their research work. Several graduate (MS and Ph.D.) students from top petroleum engineering programs […]

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Students Use Classroom Knowledge for Real World Applications

Associate Professor Dr. Teodoriu led MPGE students through projects culminating in the construction of small models and demonstrations. For the third consecutive year these two graduate courses, Horizontal Well Technology and Advanced Drilling Technology, had student teams that competed against their peers in presenting their final projects around drilling engineering. Horizontal Well Technology students chose […]

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OU Drillbotics Team Takes Second Place in International Competition

Written by: Jack Borer The University of Oklahoma is proud to announce that its 2018 Drillbotics team has been awarded 2nd place in this year’s Drillbotics International Student Competition. Ten teams from four countries (Canada, Norway, Germany, and the United States) participated in this year’s challenge, which tested the wit and determination of all those […]

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