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Python Series – Introduction

September 27th, 2020|Categories: Technical|

Python Introduction Written and Edited by Debora Martogi Earning a degree in petroleum engineering, doing petroleum projects, training, and internship will help you familiarize yourself with the petroleum industry. Somewhere in the process, you will become really good with the technical aspect of it and eventually become the subject matter expert (SME) in petroleum engineering. In today's age of digital transformation, aka the "Industry 4.0", SMEs are encouraged to adapt and learn new tools to help them analyze big data. And when we talk about big data, the first things that came into mind are usually Artificial Intelligence (AI) or [...]

Career Fair/ Job & Internship Preparation Tips – RESEARCHING COMPANIES

July 26th, 2020|Categories: Professional Development|

RESEARCHING COMPANIES Written and Edited by Debora Martogi Two years ago, I walked up to one of the oil major companies’ booths at the career fair. I greeted one of the check-in recruiters, who then asked me to fill out my information on the tablet. As I was filling out my information, I chatted with the recruiter, and they asked me a question about why I was interested in the company. I then provided a general answer about what petroleum companies do without specifying specifics of what the company does. The company specializes in chemicals, and the recruiter noticed that [...]

Career Fair/ Job & Internship Preparation Tips – RESUME

July 12th, 2020|Categories: Professional Development|

CAREER FAIR Writen and Edited by Debora Martogi With fall approaching, the two long-awaited recruitment events, the Student Engineering Council (SEC) Career Fair and the TAMU-SPE Career Enhancement Event (CEE) have now gone virtual following the university guidelines. The SEC Fall Career Fair (scheduled for September 1-3, 2020) is a premier program of the SEC, which provides the opportunity for students/ former students to network with 500+ companies, learn more about the companies and culture, and any internship/job opportunities available. This year SEC Career Fair will be hosted virtually on Symplicity and features: one-on-one Video Chat with recruiters, Resume/ Document [...]

[April 1-13, 2020] ON THE NEWS

April 14th, 2020|Categories: News, Technical|

[April 1-13, 2020] Recommended Articles Written and Edited by Debora Martogi Howdy! Following are brief list of articles from beginning of April. All Texas A&M University students should have access to this articles. Feel free to let me know if you have any questions or concerns. I hope these are helpful. Stay safe and healthy, all! Companies and World Response to COVID-19 and Oil Price War: >> MUST READ: Oil and Gas in the Perfect Storm source: https://pubs.spe.org/en/ogf/ogf-article-detail/?art=6821 Keywords: Russia- Saudi Oil Price War, OPEC oil production cut, over saturated market, recession vs. reconciliation vs. rebound >>Reevaluation of [...]

An Interview with Mr. James Ruiz

April 14th, 2019|Categories: Interviews, Professional Development|

All pictures rights reserved to Q Engineering Struggles, Achievements, and Advice from Co-Founder of Q Engineering Written by, Roberto Paredes Edited by, Sriniketh Sukumar Somewhere deep in Mr. Ruiz’s garage lays a box full of memories and experiences from which he learned that “Failure is a pre-requisite for success, if you do not learn how to process, deal and recover from it you will have a hard time succeeding." But most importantly, in that box there is also salvage parts from a helicopter that he built and crash into the ground. James Ruiz ‘07 is a former [...]

How to Succeed at an Internship Panel Discussion

April 7th, 2019|Categories: Interviews, Professional Development|

How to Succeed at an Internship Panel- The Highlights By, Sriniketh Sukumar As the academic year comes to a close and all students eagerly look forward to a summer filled with vacationing at the beaches, going to music festivals and concerts, visiting friends and family, and of course...internships! While most content and focus, both by us here at the Well Log, as well as the dozens of services offered by our organizations and indeed on campus is on the difficulty and complexity associated with obtaining an internship. For most students, this is a veritably difficult, and it is [...]

PEMEX facing Gasoline Crises

March 17th, 2019|Categories: News|

PEMEX Faces Theft of Fuels from Pipelines Written by Oscar Villa, Edited by Sriniketh Sukumar Despite of being one of the top oil companies in Latin America, Pemex large scale operation is not safe from corruption and theft. The Mexican oil company has been facing the hazardous issue of individuals stealing oil and gas from its many miles of pipelines, for as long as anyone can remember. The thieves, or so called “Huachicoleros” main objectives include stealing fuel from different pipelines by drilling holes on the pipes and then extracting the gasoline from them.  Indeed, Mexico’s politicians and [...]

Unconventional ways of getting an Internship

March 3rd, 2019|Categories: Interviews, Professional Development|

Getting Your Foot In the Door: A Summary Written by Roberto Paredes, Edited by Sriniketh Sukumar On February 21, 2019, TAMU-SPE hosted  it’s inaugural workshop featuring unconventional methods of kick-starting one’s career, and was of valuable importance to our members. “Getting your foot in the door in the Oil and Gas Industry” was presented by our esteemed speakers,  Mr.David Hamilton from Denbury Resources, Ms.AlexSandra Martinez from DeGolyer and MacNaughton and Mr.Ivan Mith from BP, who shared their personal stories and experiences on how to overcome the seemingly many obstacles students encounter while looking for employment opportunities in the [...]

Complementing a Petroleum Engineering degree: Part 2

February 9th, 2019|Categories: Professional Development|

Complementing a Petroleum Engineering degree: Part 2 By, Sriniketh Sukumar Disclaimer: The content in this article does not constitute formal academic advice and should not be treated as such. Always check with your academic advisor(s) before registering for courses or planning out your degree. Are you looking to push your limits beyond the BS PETE degree? Looking to add value to your career without taking on significant additional cost? Consider doing a minor! In our previous post, we shared our views on some of the easiest and most beneficial minors for PETE majors. You can read it here: [...]

Process Safety Management Application to Oil and Gas Production: A Quick Primer

February 2nd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Process Safety Management Application to Oil and Gas Production: A Quick Primer By Russell Pinheiro Connect with me on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/russell-pinheiro This article highlights three process safety accidents at upstream production sites (Table 1) and summarizes the key requirements of the 14 Process Safety Management (PSM) elements under OSHA’s 29 CFR 1910.119 rules. Following the Bhopal gas tragedy in India (1984), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued the PSM rules in 1992 to protect US workers, contractors, and the plant from the consequences of a catastrophic release of toxic, reactive, flammable, or explosive chemicals [1]. Those releases [...]

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