OU Student Team Named a Winner of Global Elon Musk-Sponsored Carbon Removal Competition

Bison Underground, a startup created by current and former students from the Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy at the University of Oklahoma, won a $250,000 award and seed funding for a research proposal in the XPRIZE $5 Million Carbon Removal Student Competition. The award program, which is part of the $100 Million XPRIZE for Carbon […]

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Annette Moran Named Assistant Dean of Students

  Annette Moran has been named assistant dean of students at the Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy. Prior to her new title, Moran served Mewbourne College as director of the Pioneer Natural Resources Student Services Center. Under Moran’s leadership, Pioneer Natural Resources Student Services Center continues to expand its scope, enabling Mewbourne College to […]

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OU Petrobowl Team Makes History with Fifth International Win

    The University of Oklahoma Society of Petroleum Engineers student chapter has made history again, claiming their fifth title as SPE PetroBowl® International Champions. In doing so, the team bested their own record, made at last year’s competition, when they became the first team to reach four international championships. “This incredible international victory by […]

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Mewbourne College Welcomes Four New Faculty Members

The Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy is welcoming four new faculty members this year to fill key positions within the School of Geosciences and the Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering. School of Geosciences Caitlin Hodges is a critical zone geoscientist working at the interface of soil science and biogeochemistry, pursuing fundamental research […]

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To the Field and Back Again: OU School of Geosciences Celebrates 120 Years of Geology Field Trips

By Sarah Warren     For geoscientists, field trips are many things: Necessary. Eye opening. They are an initiation, the first taste of a profession that exists equally in the lab and in the field. They are magic – bringing to life concepts known only in charts or formulas. They invite students to return home […]

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OU Alumnus Receives Honor from the Petroleum Alliance of Oklahoma

Kim Hatfield, CEO of Crawley Petroleum and Crawley Ventures in Oklahoma City, was named the inaugural recipient of the Petroleum Alliance’s Legacy Award at the Alliance’s 2021 Annual Meeting. This was the first award given by the Alliance since the the merger of the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association (OIPA) and the Oklahoma Oil and Gas […]

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