OU Reservoir Geomechanics Group Summer Research Presentations

The OU Reservoir Geomechanics & Seismicity Research group had a very busy summer with some high-impact experimental and numerical research on reservoir geomechanics. The group also attended three major conferences to present its research. The Group played an active role in the American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA) 52nd Conference held in Seattle, Washington, June 17-20. […]

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MPGE Faculty and Students Present at 37th OMAE Conference

MPGE faculty and students attended the 37th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering in beautiful Madrid, Spain from June 16-23. Attending this conference has been a long-standing tradition for MPGE faculty and students, and this year Drs. Catalin Teodoriu and Saeed Salehi attended along with MPGE Ph.D. student, Raj Kiran. Drs. Saeed Salehi […]

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MPGE Students Present at AADE Conference

Three MPGE students presented papers at the AADE 2018 National Fluid Conference on March 11 in Houston, TX. Fatemah Saleh presented her paper entitled “Mixing Energy of Well Cements: The Gap Between Laboratory Testing and Field Job” with her faculty advisor, Dr. Catalin Teodoriu. Saket Srivastava, also presenting with Dr. Teodoriu, presented his paper entitled ” […]

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Student Day at the 2018 SPE Improved Oil Recovery Conference

Written by Sarah Zink Thank you to the students of TU and to Mid-Continent SPE for hosting the first Student Day as part of the 2018 SPE Improved Oil Recovery Conference! This Student Day was an opportunity for our students to tour TU’s research facilities, compete in the the 2018 SPE Mid-Continent North American Regional […]

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MPGE Emeritus Professors Make Impact

Two MPGE Emeritus professors have made contributions to the petroleum engineering industry this year. Emeritus professor, Dr. Djebbar Tiab, has signed a multi-year contract with the Algerian national oil company, Sonatrach, to assist with the establishment of educational/training programs in basic and advanced petroleum engineering. He is also assisting the Algerian Petroleum Institute (API) to establish, in association with a U.S. […]

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MPGE Students Present at the IADC SPE Drilling Conference

Two MPGE students published technical papers at the 2018 International Association of Drilling Contractors/Society of Petroleum Engineers Drilling Conference and Exhibition this month. The conference was held at the Forth Worth Convention Center in Forth Worth, Texas from March 6-8. Chinedum Peter Ezeakacha and Raj Kiran, both Ph.D. candidates under the supervision of Dr. Saeed […]

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MPGE Welcomed Visiting Delegates from China University of Petroleum

A group of professors and officials from China University of Petroleum (East China) visited MPGE on Feb. 25. The visiting delegates included Prof. Chengyan Lin (Dean of School of Geoscience), Prof. Baojing Sun (Dean of School of Petroleum Engineering), Ms. Xiaomei Wang (Director of Department of Collaboration and Development), Prof. Kai Zhang (Director of Office […]

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MPGE Students Presented at the 2018 SPE International Conference and Exhibition on Formation Damage Control

OU MPGE was represented at the 2018 SPE International Conference and Exhibition on Formation Damage Control. The conference was held in Lafayette, Louisiana on Feb. 7-9. The publication How Does Mixing Water Quality Affect Cement Properties (F. Salehi, R. Rivera, S. Salehi, C. Teodoriu, University of Oklahoma; A. Ghalambor, Oil Center Research Intl.)  from the […]

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