Petroleum Engineering

Missouri S&T software design team wins competition

Posted by on March 4, 2015

A software design team from Missouri University of Science and Technology earned first place in Schlumberger’s North American Ocean Academic Competition. The winning students earned a $15,000 prize, and their software will be made available to Schlumberger customers through the company’s website.

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Missouri S&T reaches finals of software design competition

Posted by on February 23, 2015

A team of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology is one of six finalists in the Schlumberger Information Solutions’ Ocean Academic Competition.

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Flori listed among ‘Icons of Education’

Posted by on February 20, 2015

Dr. Ralph E. Flori Jr., program head of petroleum engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named one of Ingram’s magazine’s 2015 “Icons of Education” for his contributions to Missouri S&T and to higher education.

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Francisca E. Oboh-Ikuenobe named interim department chair

Posted by on November 19, 2014

Dr. Francisca E. Oboh-Ikuenobe, professor and head of geology and geophysics at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named interim chair of the geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering department at Missouri S&T. The appointment takes effect Jan. 1, 2015.

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Missouri S&T receives $200K gift from ExxonMobil Foundation

Posted by on May 28, 2014

Missouri University of Science and Technology has received $200,775 from the ExxonMobil Foundation as part of the company’s 2013 Educational Matching Program.

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Mohammad Alkazimi named to national board for graduate students

Posted by on December 6, 2013

Mohammad Alkazimi, the former chair of the Council of Graduate Students at Missouri University of Science and Technology, recently was elected to the board of the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students.

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Corporate partnership teaches industry standard to S&T students

Posted by on November 19, 2013

In a unique industry partnership, 36 undergraduate petroleum engineering students are learning about their discipline from representatives of an oilfield service and technology company.

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Software donation gives students a head start for oil and gas industry careers

Posted by on February 4, 2013

A donation worth more than $1.7 million from the engineering firm Petroleum Experts (known as Petex) will allow students at Missouri University of Science and Technology to learn from the latest in petroleum engineering software tools.

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New research aims to improve natural gas production

Posted by on April 26, 2011

Natural gas is an abundant energy resource for the United States, but much of it remains trapped in shale or tight-sand formations. Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology hope to develop a way to extract that gas by studying the energy source at the molecular level.

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Idaho energy expert named Laufer Chair at S&T

Posted by on April 12, 2011

Dr. Joseph D. Smith, manager of advanced process and decision systems for Idaho National Laboratory, has been named the first Laufer Chair of Energy at Missouri University of Science and Technology. He will join the S&T faculty on July 1.

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