MPGE Faculty and Students Present at 37th OMAE Conference

MPGE faculty and students attended the 37th Internationa 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 SaeedSalehi attended along with MPGE Ph.D. student, Raj Kiran. Drs. Saeed Salehi and […]

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MPGE Faculty Member Honored with Two Prestigious Awards

Dr. Siddharth Misra was awarded the Early Career Award by the Department of Energy and the Petroleum Research Fundgrant by the American Chemical Society. Dr. Misra is one of only 84 scientists from around the nation selected for the Early Career award that will fund his research for the next five years.  According to the press […]

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MPGE Student Research Featured in Drilling Contractor Magazine

IADC Drilling Contractor Magazine recently interviewed Raj Kiran, a graduate research assistant working with Dr. Saeed Salehi, about his research. His research assessed the situational awareness and cognitive response in real-time of drilling professionals in the field using eye-tracking technology. The data generated is used to gain more insight into drilling operations and, ultimately, will use […]

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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 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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Frist True-Triaxial Compression Tests on Cubical Shale Samples Carried Out by the Reservoir Geomechanics & Seismicity Research Group

The following post was written by student Alex Vachaparampil. For your research to be featured on the MPGE blog – please email dbrasington@ou.edu.  The reservoir rock response to stresses play an important role in various petroleum engineering applications including wellbore stability analyses, stimulation, and calibration of well logs for reservoir geomechanics modeling. Hitherto, most laboratories […]

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