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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. The Petroleum Department has a strong collaboration with  Petroleum Recovery Research Center (PRRC) in research and education.

SPRING 2019 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!

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Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering Website

 

Petroleum Engineering News

Well Control Course

Our students have completed the Fundamentals of Well Control course provided by Wild WellControl. We want to express our thanks to the Permian Basin AADE Chapter for financially supporting this event. Well done students!

SPE Student Paper Contest

PE  student won first place award through the regional Society of Petroleum Engineers student paper contest at the Texas Tech University in March.

Recipient of SPE Denver Petroleum Scholarship Award

Four PE Students received the SPE Denver Petroleum Scholarship Award

 

Petroleum and Natural Gas Faculty

Dr. Her-Yuan Chen

Associate Professor

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

Associate Professor

Tan C. Nguyen, PhD

 Chair Of Petroleum Department

Dr. Hamid Rahnema

Associate Professor

Hamid Rahnema, PhD
Dr. Mike Kelly

Associate Professor

Mike Kelly, PhD
Miao Zhang

Assistant Professor

Miao Zhang,PhD
Jihoon Wang

Assistant Professor

Jihoon Wang,PhD

Staff

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