The UT PGE Class of 2015, comprised of 111 talented students, is setting out on a journey to change the world. Get to know two students who are both passionate about petroleum engineering, but will be taking their knowledge and expertise in two different and interesting directions.
The next generation of innovators displayed the latest research projects geared toward offshore technology applications during the 2015 Offshore Technology Conference's (OTC) University R&D Showcase in Houston.
Welcome to the Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. Petroleum engineering is an exciting field of professionals dedicated to providing energy that powers a modern society. Our department is committed to educating the next generation of petroleum engineering leaders who will improve our quality of life. UT PGE is home to the #1 petroleum engineering graduate program and the #2 petroleum engineering undergraduate program. Our tradition of excellence stems from strong curriculum, world-class faculty educators, and an unmatched research program.
Professor and Chair
George H. Fancher Professorship in Petroleum Engineering and The Lois K. & Richard D. Folger Leadership Chair
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The Center for Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering (CPGE) is the research center of the PGE department that produces innovative faculty and student research. The top-rated program conducts $22.7 million annually in research, more than any other U.S. petroleum engineering program, through 11 major areas with almost 85 sponsors and partners.