Cockrell School of Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin


Feature Stories

UT PGE remains the No. 1 graduate program in petroleum engineering, according to the 2019 U.S. News & World Report rankings.

Drs. Mukul Sharma and Chun Huh have been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Engineering (NAE) for 2018.

UT PGE students are skilled engineers, but they are also talented entrepreneurs.

A transformative gift has been made by the Hildebrand Foundation to support the nationally recognized UT PGE Department.

In late 2014, oil prices plummeted from $100 to $50 a barrel. Over the next three years, domestic onshore rig activity dwindled. Yet, production continued to grow in one domestic oil shale play: the Permian Basin.