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Department of

Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering Department has experienced remarkable growth in student population over the past 10 years. Department graduates are among the highest paid and most sought after Techies. Students get hands-on experience through the academic program, as well as a variety of summer internships.

Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering Website

Petroleum and Natural Gas Faculty

Dr. Corey LeClerc

Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering | Department Chair

Corey Leclerc, PhD
Dr. Her-Yuan Chen

Associate Professor

Her-Yuan Chen, PhD
Dr. Tan C. Nguyen

Associate Professor

Tan C. Nguyen, PhD
Dr. Hamid Rahnema

Associate Professor

Hamid Rahnema, PhD
Dr. Mike Kelly

Assistant Professor

Mike Kelly, PhD

Staff

NAME TITLE PHONE DEPARTMENT LOCATION EMAIL
Karen M. Hellinger Administrative Secretary II 575-835-5412 Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering MSEC 300A petro.dept@npe.nmt.edu 
NAME PHONE LOCATION EMAIL
Karen M. Hellinger
Administrative Secretary II
Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering
575-835-5412 MSEC 300A petro.dept@npe.nmt.edu 
Karen M. Hellinger
Administrative Secretary II, Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering
PHONE 575-835-5412
LOCATION MSEC 300A
EMAIL petro.dept@npe.nmt.edu