Norman Campus Research Council Awards Funding to MPGE Professor

Dr. Siddharth Misra was recently awarded the Faculty Investment Program funding by the Office of the Vice President for Research and the Research Council. This award will help Dr. Misra undertake a new research direction to quantify the topology and morphology of connectivities of phases in organic-rich shale samples. Dr. Misra will use use statistical […]

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MPGE Students and Alumni Published in Fuel Journal

Pratiksha Tathed is a graduate research assistant working with Dr. Siddharth Misra. Her research work recently got published in the Fuel Journal (https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/fuel). The publication is titled: “Hydrocarbon saturation in upper Wolfcamp shale formation”. Yifu Han, a recent graduate from MPGE, has contributed to the data inversion code implemented in this publication. Fuel has been […]

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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 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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MPGE Professor Working with The Risk Institute

Dr. Salehi is now serving as adjunct professor to the University of Oklahoma department of psychology and is affiliated with National Institute for Risk and Resilience at the University of Oklahoma. Founded in 2015, the National Institute for Risk and Resilience (“The Risk Institute”) is an umbrella organization that facilitates collaboration among University of Oklahoma […]

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