Petroleum Engineering Program

Director of Petroleum Engineering Program Wins SPE Faculty Award

Director of Petroleum Engineering Program Wins SPE Faculty Award

Tom Holley has won the Society of Petroleum Engineers Gulf Coast Regional Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty.

Bloomberg Cites John Lee on Future Shale Production Estimates

Bloomberg Cites John Lee on Future Shale Production Estimates

John Lee spoke with Bloomberg about the future of shale well production.

Shale Researchers, Ph.D. Student Recognized for Shale Research

Shale Researchers, Ph.D. Student Recognized for Shale Research

Dan Coleff has been recognized for his work to develop artificial mudrocks that match the properties of shale.

Petroleum Engineering Lauded for Business/Higher-Ed Collaboration

Petroleum Engineering Lauded for Business/Higher-Ed Collaboration

Undergrad Petroleum Engineering Program highlighted as model partnership between industry and academia by the Business-Higher Education Forum.

It's not just a job, it's a mission.

It's not just a job, it's a mission.

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The World Needs All The Energy It Can Get

The World Needs All The Energy It Can Get

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UH Petroleum Engineering News

July 17, 2014
It may be hidden from the bulk of UH’s main campus, but the Energy Research Park (ERP) houses some of the Cullen College’s most exciting research developments and advancements. OE Digital, a digital offshore intelligence  publication, recently profiled the ERP and the promising programs headquartered there in an article on their website.
Map of the ERP

It may be hidden from the bulk of UH’s main campus, but the Energy Research Park (ERP) houses some of the Cullen College’s most exciting research developments and advancements. OE Digital, a digital offshore intelligence  publication, recently profiled the ERP and the promising programs headquartered there in an article on their website.

July 17, 2014
The International Energy Agency predicts the demand for energy and corresponding expertise for the exploration and production industries will grow by one-third over the next 20 years. Faced with that looming increase, industry leaders are looking at how best to bulk up their workforce with trained and experienced engineers.
"About five or six years ago, industry leaders came to us and said they needed petroleum engineers, and we are continuing to tailor our programs to meet the industry's needs," Shattuck said.

The International Energy Agency predicts the demand for energy and corresponding expertise for the exploration and production industries will grow by one-third over the next 20 years. Faced with that looming increase, industry leaders are looking at how best to bulk up their workforce with trained and experienced engineers.

Upcoming

Graduate Research and Scholarship Projects (GRaSP) Day - Deadline August 15th
July 30, 2014
The University of Houston’s Graduate School and the Provost Office are hosting the inaugural University-wide Graduate Research and Scholarship Projects (GRaSP) Day on Friday...
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Call for Posters - Fracturing Impacts and Technologies (FIT) Conference
July 24, 2014
Texas Tech University would like to invite students to submit an abstract for a poster presentation session to be held in conjunction with the Fracturing Impacts and Technologies...
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Department News

Dr. Holley Requests for all PETR Students who Have had an Industry Internship
March 20, 2014
Below you will find a link to a survey for all students who have had internships in the petroleum industry. Please click on the following link and take the survey:  https://...
Graduate Students - Thesis and Dissertation Deadlines
February 27, 2014
THESIS AND DISSERTATION DEADLINES Spring 2014 Last day to submit for review/formal check - Monday, April 21, 2014 Last day to defend - Monday, April 28, 2014 Last day to submit...

Media Mentions

Interview with UH Petroleum Engineering Professor John Lee.

Football team analogy from UH Petroleum Engineering.

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