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Longhorns Going Global

This summer, almost 20 UT PGE students and two faculty members 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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UT PGE No. 1 in 2020 U.S. News & World Report Rankings

UT PGE remains the No. 1 graduate program in petroleum engineering, according to the 2020 U.S. News & World Report rankings.

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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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Undergraduate and Graduate Petroleum Engineering Programs in the Nation


Average Starting Salary for B.S. Graduates


Of Alumni Serve in Executive Level Positions in Industry