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University of Oklahoma, Mewbourne School of Petroleum & Geological Engineering

University of Oklahoma, Mewbourne School of Petroleum & Geological Engineering

About Us

MPGE is one of the leading petroleum and geological engineering schools in the U.S. Current research activities of our faculty are highly interdisciplinary and include the following: reservoir characterization and management, petrophysics, organic-rich shales, geothermal energy production, hydrogen production and storage, CO2 sequestration, geomechanics, well stimulation, data assimilation, machine learning, drilling fluids, formation damage, enhanced oil recovery, reservoir engineering, well construction technologies and completions.  The school has state-of-the-art teaching, research lab facilities, and research centers.  MPGE hosts the Integrated Core Characterization Center, which is widely considered to be one of the best petrophysics and rock physics laboratories in the industry and academia.

MPGE offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Petroleum Engineering and Geological Engineering, a BS degree in GeoEnergy Engineering, and an MS in Natural Gas Engineering and Management.  There are currently thirteen full-time faculty, two part-time, and five adjunct faculty, with a student enrollment of 120 undergraduate and 100 graduate students.  The school maintains an excellent relationship with the industry and has strong alumni support.

The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a Carnegie-R1 comprehensive public research university known for excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement, serving the educational, cultural, economic, and healthcare needs of the state, region, and nation from three campuses: Norman, Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City, and the Schusterman Center in Tulsa.  OU enrolls over 30,000 students and has over 2700 full-time faculty members in 21 colleges.  Norman is a culturally rich and vibrant town located just outside Oklahoma City.  With outstanding schools, amenities, and a low cost of living, Norman is a perennial contender on the “Best Places to Live” rankings.  Visit http://soonerway.ou.edu for more information.