Petroleum Engineering

Missouri S&T professor wins prestigious CAREER Award

Posted by on April 7, 2020

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has recognized Dr. Marek Locmelis, assistant professor of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, with a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award, one of the NSF’s most prestigious awards. The five-year, $550,000 award will support Locmelis’ research into economically important metals such as […]

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Missouri S&T honors alumni for professional distinction

Posted by on December 19, 2019

Missouri S&T presented the Award of Professional Distinction to three S&T alumni during winter commencement ceremonies held Saturday, Dec. 14. The awards recognize the outstanding Missouri S&T graduates for professional achievement.

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Missouri S&T commencement speaker shares life lessons with graduates

Posted by on December 15, 2019

At two commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 14, R. Tim Bradley, retired president of Kinder Morgan CO2 Co., from Austin, Texas, spoke to graduates of Missouri University of Science and Technology about what he learned during his successful career in the oil and gas industry. Bradley earned a bachelor of science degree in petroleum engineering […]

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Missouri S&T students chosen to speak at commencement

Posted by on December 10, 2019

Six graduating students at Missouri S&T were chosen to speak during commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 14. Three students will speak at each of the two ceremonies.

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

Posted by on November 25, 2019

Access to engineering software worth more than $2.4 million from the engineering firm Petroleum Experts (known as Petex) will allow students at Missouri S&T to use the latest petroleum engineering software tools in their coursework.

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

Posted by on February 11, 2019

Access to engineering software worth more than $2.4 million from the engineering firm Petroleum Experts (known as Petex) will allow students at Missouri S&T to use the latest petroleum engineering software tools in their coursework.

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Missouri S&T honors four faculty for teaching, research excellence

Posted by on October 25, 2018

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Missouri University of Science and Technology’s College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) is honoring four faculty members for their research prowess, classroom service and teaching excellence.

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S&T receives largest gift in its history with in-kind contribution of seismic data

Posted by on July 3, 2018

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Missouri University of Science and Technology has received the largest gift in its history: an in-kind donation of proprietary seismic data valued at $6.5 million from Calico Jack Holdings LLC and Zion Energy LLC, both Houston-based oil and gas exploration companies. The data, which has been donated to S&T’s geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering department, is a 3-D geologic and seismic survey of 85 square miles along the Texas Gulf Coast.

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Petroleum engineering researchers at Missouri S&T renew industry collaboration on gel to reduce excess water during oil production

Posted by on February 5, 2018

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Dr. Baojun Bai has spent more than 20 years working to refine a particle gel he hopes could significantly reduce the amount of wasted water generated in oil production. But when it comes to describing the super-absorbent polymer, he reverts to an analogy that instantly resonates with anyone who’s had to wrangle a fussy newborn. The Missouri S&T researcher’s quest for a superior preformed particle gel that can be injected into oil reservoirs has the financial support of industry heavyweights such as ConocoPhillips, Occidental Petroleum and Daqing Wantong Chemical (DQWT) in China.

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Study abroad program sends Missouri S&T student from Cape Girardeau to Malaysia

Posted by on September 11, 2017

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With students from over 60 countries, international alliances at Missouri University of Science and Technology run deep. One such international exchange more than 25 years ago is paying dividends for a new generation of undergraduates at Missouri S&T.

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