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Oil in the News

2018-02-20T19:54:10+00:00

President Donald Trump and New Offshore Drilling Written By: Meaghan Anderson The start of 2018 came with a significant announcement from the White House concerning offshore drilling. On January 4, the Trump administration moved to begin implementation of a 5-year plan that would open 47 new offshore leases spread along virtually the entire [...]

Oil in the News 2018-02-20T19:54:10+00:00

Texas A&M SPE: A History of Excellence

2018-02-11T18:46:40+00:00

A Walk Down Memory Lane Written by Meaghan Anderson As members of our organization learned a few years ago in 2015, the Texas A&M Society of Petroleum Engineers has been around much longer than students originally thought. While the student organization did not officially become affiliated with SPE until 1978, some alumni dated its origins [...]

Texas A&M SPE: A History of Excellence 2018-02-11T18:46:40+00:00

Texas A&M Student Paper Contest 2016

2018-02-11T18:46:41+00:00

An Overview of this Year's Contest Written By Jonathan Holstein Texas A&M is known for its traditions: The 12th Man, Midnight Yell, Fightin’ Texas Aggie Rings, and—if you are a Petroleum Engineering student—the Student Paper Contest. This contest, held each year at the end of January, is a unique part of the PETE curriculum, and [...]

Texas A&M Student Paper Contest 2016 2018-02-11T18:46:41+00:00

The Outstanding Student Chapter Award

2018-02-11T18:46:41+00:00

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 [...]

The Outstanding Student Chapter Award 2018-02-11T18:46:41+00:00

2PNews – 90% Oil Recovery – TWL Issue 2

2018-02-11T18:46:41+00:00

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 [...]

2PNews – 90% Oil Recovery – TWL Issue 2 2018-02-11T18:46:41+00:00

ATCE Overview – TWL Issue 2

2018-02-11T18:46:41+00:00

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 [...]

ATCE Overview – TWL Issue 2 2018-02-11T18:46:41+00:00

Petrowbowl Overview – TWL Issue 2

2018-02-11T18:46:41+00:00

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 [...]

Petrowbowl Overview – TWL Issue 2 2018-02-11T18:46:41+00:00

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The Well Log welcomes all Aggies to the 2015-2016 school year!