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Grant Aims to Improve Oil Recovery by Using Engineered Water

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is investing $8 million in the Hildebrand Department’s engineering research that aims to create a more efficient process for recovering oil from naturally fractured reservoirs using engineered water.

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Longhorns Going Global

This summer, almost 20 UT PGE students and two faculty members are participating in the department’s Norway Maymester program - covering Engineering, Energy and the Environment.

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Three Faculty Win Four 2019 International Awards

The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineering (AIME) are awarding three Hildebrand Department professors with four 2019 international awards for their significant contributions to the field of petroleum engineering.

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Alumni-in-Residence Program Launches

For several days throughout the Spring 2019 semester, petroleum engineering alumnus Scott Sheffield (B.S. 1975) returned to the Forty Acres to engage with students and faculty as part of the new Alumni-in-Residence Program in the Hildebrand Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering.

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Energy Excellence

With a proposed completion date in 2021, the Energy Engineering Building (EEB) will be a central hub for innovative energy-related education and research.

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Research Areas

#1

Undergraduate and Graduate Petroleum Engineering Programs in the Nation

$87K

Average Starting Salary for B.S. Graduates

10%

Of Alumni Serve in Executive Level Positions in Industry