UT PGE would not be one of the top petroleum engineering programs without strong industry partnerships. From developing your company’s future oil and gas engineering workforce to developing new technologies and business solutions UT PGE works with many companies to deliver not just a return on their investment, but an investment with an impact.
Recruiting Future Engineers – UT PGE Workforce Initiative
Building direct connections with individual students is the foundation of great recruiting programs. UT PGE’s annual industry scholarship program, called Workforce Initiative, awards industry scholarships to UT PGE undergraduate students. The department is grateful to the following member companies:
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*Checks received 9/15-8/16
Bringing Industry to Education – Industry Camps
Becoming a world-class UT Austin petroleum engineer requires more than just great classroom instruction. It also requires understanding how the oil and gas industry works. Companies play a vital role in helping UT PGE produce engineers ready to work on day one.
Statoil – Arctic Geology Fieldwork
Shell - Camp Longhorn
Innovative Teaching and Research – Lab & Student Space Improvements
Many companies partner with UT PGE to continuously improve our undergraduate and graduate curriculum and lab resources. Generous support from alumni and corporate partners enables UT PGE to develop new learning environments and improve the student experience.
Research Partnerships – Solving Tomorrow’s Energy Challenges
The oil and gas industry faces critical challenges producing energy for an ever-expanding global population. UT PGE is home to some of the finest minds in the energy sector, working with key corporate partners in developing radical new approaches to addressing these challenges.