Corporate partnership teaches industry standard to S&T students

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

S&T researcher to give lecture on Deepwater Horizon incident

Dr. Runar Nygaard, assistant professor of petroleum engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, is giving a public lecture on the Deepwater Horizon Incident at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 4, in Room 204 of McNutt Hall on the Missouri S&T campus.

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Researchers show how green slime could help save the world

Several glass containers filled with algae-stained water sit on a table in Dr. Paul Nam’s laboratory at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Next to the big green bottles are two much smaller vials. One of the vials, labeled “biodiesel,” contains a mostly clear solution. Nam picks up the other vial, labeled “algae oil,” and gives it a shake. A small amount of dark liquid swishes around.

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Former oil company CEO to deliver lecture on global warming

Dr. Richard Stegemeier, former chairman and
chief executive officer of Unocal Corp., will deliver a public lecture on
global warming, “Global Warming – Physical or Political Science?”, at 10 a.m.
Friday, April 4, in the Missouri Room of the Havener Center on the Missouri
University of Science and Technology
campus.         

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UMR petroleum expert says gulf pipelines don’t fare well in big hurricanes

Like some of the levees in New Orleans, much of the oil producing infrastructure in the Gulf of Mexico wasn’t built to withstand a hurricane as powerful as Katrina, according to a petroleum engineering expert at the University of Missouri-Rolla.

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Oil research could bring revenue to Missouri

One key to lessening the nation’s reliance on foreign oil could be right here in Missouri, according to University of Missouri-Rolla researchers.

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