Don't Settle Written By: Chris Quinn While finding a job in the oil and gas industry is your primary goal, choosing the job that fits your personal and professional goals is very important. There are several factors that a budding young professional should consider when looking for a job, such as a company’s management style, [...]
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A Student's Perspective on the Career Enhancement Event Written By: Jonathan Holstein The beginning of the school year marks a new chapter for most students: a clean slate with new hopes and limited stress. Classes are generally sidelined for Gig Em’ week activities, Greek rush events, and all manner of fun activities… However, if you are [...]
TAMU-SPE receives the Outstanding Student Chapter Award Written By Phoebe Ho - Stone Texas A&M SPE Student Chapter received the “Outstanding Student Chapter Award” for the North America Region for the 2014-2015 year. The combination of strong leadership, active company involvement, and excellent member participation resulted in such a reward. Our chapter will be [...]
How to Score Your Dream Job (Or a Summer Internship) Every fall, Aggies look forward to Midnight Yell, new classes, an end to the long, hot Texas summer, and of course the football season! One thing Aggies, and engineers in particular, are generally not looking forward to is the interview season. Usually around September [...]
Senior's Perspective: How to Have a Great Year Written By: Jennifer Wisler Jennifer Wisler was a former SPE TAMU President and has now graduated. You are a freshmen and you are nervous about your first round of college finals. You are a sophomore and you have to suffer through statics and dymanics. You are a [...]
Houston-based Company Believes It Can Achieve 90% Oil Recovery By: Dr. Darcy Flowman HOUSTON, Texas – Spin Rock Resources, a startup oil company founded by billionaire oil magnate Tex Avery, recently applied to the Texas Oil and Gas Commission to implement a novel oil recovery pilot. The Houston-based company believes that its new quaternary recovery scheme [...]
LNG:The Future of Energy Written By: Narendra Vishnumolakala Put simply, Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) is a mixture of volatile hydrocarbon gases condensed into liquid form. This commodity has been gaining traction around the world for to a variety of different reasons – but is primarily due to transportation cost. Its popularity and demand has grown with [...]
ATCE Takes Amsterdam Written By Assiya Suleimonova. Assiya is currently a graduate student in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering and is the Marketing Board Chair for TAMU-SPE. This year, SPE’s biggest yearly meeting, the Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE), was held outside of the United States for only the second time in [...]
Interview with Dr. Fred Dupriest By: Reza Ghasemi and J. Tanner Wachsman What inspired you to teach after working in industry for more than 30 years? By the time [my wife and I] retired from ExxonMobil in Houston, we had already spent five years renovating a 90 year old house in Southside, not far from [...]
Petrobowl: Everything you Need to Know Written By: J. Tanner Wachsman What is PetroBowl? PetroBowl is a fast paced, no nonsense petroleum engineering and trivia competition held annually at SPE’s Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE). Students from around the world gather at ATCE to represent themselves, their team, and their schools – all in [...]