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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Celebrating Graduates during COVID

  This weekend when students walk across the stage to receive their diplomas, some of them will be graduating because of the efforts of Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy faculty and staff who lept into action when the pandemic caused the cancellation of Bartell Field Camp – for geoscience majors, and internships – for […]

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State Seismologist Jake Walter Develops Method for Identifying Small, Previously Undetectable Earthquakes Using AI

People did a lot of things during lockdown in March. Some built a deck and others learned how to make sourdough bread. Oklahoma’s state seismologist, Jake Walter, used his lockdown time to create cutting-edge earthquake detection technology. Walter and his fellow researchers at the Oklahoma Geological Survey are using machine learning, also called artificial intelligence, […]

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Energy Institute of the Americas Joins the Irani Center for Energy Solutions: A Letter from Yoana Samper de Walschap

To Our Valued Clients and Partners, We’re Excited to Announce that the Energy Institute of the Americas (EIA) is Rebranding! It was 25 years ago when Gustavo Inciarte, a University of Oklahoma petroleum engineering graduate, had the vision to create a center to link universities, research institutes and companies in Latin American in an effort […]

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Dr. Elmore Named 2020 Distinguished Service Award Winner

School of Geosciences professor Doug Elmore was named the 2020 recipient of the Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy’s Distinguished Service Award. The award recognizes alumni, friends or entities who honor the legacy of the University of Oklahoma through service to the Mewbourne College, their industry or their communities. Awardees are recognized on an annual […]

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