Cockrell School of Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin

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:

BP Hilcorp
Pioneer Natural Resources EOG Resources
Chevron Shell 
Baker Hughes ConocoPhillips
Anadarko  Apache

 *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.

Baker Hughes & UT PGE Develop New Drilling & Completions Labs

NOV & UT PGE Bring Leading-edge Drilling Simulator to Undergraduate, Graduate Students

Chevron & UT PGE Create Four New Teaching Labs


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.

Statoil Fellows Program in Research

SUTUR – Shell-UT Austin Unconventional Research



Interested in building a partnership?

Contact Catherine Campbell at 512-471-3208