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, [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Congratulations and good luck Raj! Written by Sriniketh Sukumar On behalf of all of TAMU-SPE, The Well Log would like to thank Raj Gautham Viswaprabarakan for everything he has contributed and all the excellent initiatives he took over the course of his time at Texas A&M that [...]
Interview with Mr. Mark McLane Interviewed By: Sriniketh Sukumar and Raj Gautham Viswaprabakaran "Don’t close any doors shut. You never know what opportunities may open up to you." Mark A. McLane is a Partner in the international consulting firm of Rose & Associates, LLP. He has a diverse technical [...]
Interview with Dr. Marcel Grubert Interviewed By: Sriniketh Sukumar and Oscar Villa "Professional Development is an iterative process where gaining valuable information about the industry is the key to success" Dr. Marcel Grubert is an Unconventional Resources Advisor at OptaSense - Oil Field Services. He supports DAS/DTS flow profiling [...]
Top Three Myths on Hydraulic Fracturing Written by Ellin Belz You don’t have to be a petroleum engineer, geologist, or roughneck to have heard of fracking. Our media is saturated with a variety of claims about fracking practices, and, for better or worse, it seems like everyone has an opinion on the matter. [...]
Optimizing a Petroleum engineering degree Written and Edited by Sriniketh Sukumar We’re all engineers in the making, and engineers like to optimize resources. An engineering degree plan comes with certain subtleties and nuances that are often overlooked. So, let’s discuss how we can optimize the resources provided to us in college to optimize [...]