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UH to Provide Technical Training in International Partnership
The University of Houston has signed a memorandum of understanding with an Angolan university intended to boost technical training and reduce the...
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The University of Houston has signed a memorandum of understanding with an Angolan university intended to boost technical training and reduce the southwestern African nation’s dependence on foreign technical expertise.

UH will collaborate with faculty at the University Agostinho Neto (UAN) to improve training, mainly connected to oil and gas, enabling more Angolan students to populate open positions in the oil-rich nation.

College to Launch New Petroleum Engineering Undergraduate Degree
More challenging for the petroleum industry than finding new ways to extract hard-to-reach resources may be locating the people to do it. At the...

More challenging for the petroleum industry than finding new ways to extract hard-to-reach resources may be locating the people to do it.

At the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, a bachelor’s degree option in petroleum engineering is being launched this fall to counteract the critical shortage of talent needed to replace the industry’s aging workforce.

UH Professors Lienhard, Ehlig-Economides Elected to National Academy of Engineering
University of Houston engineering professor John Lienhard and petroleum engineering director Christine Ehlig-Economides have been elected to the...
John H. Lienhard, M.D. Anderson Professor of Mechanical Engineering and History, Emeritus

University of Houston engineering professor John Lienhard and petroleum engineering director Christine Ehlig-Economides have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, one of the most highly regarded professional engineering organizations in the world.

How Will We Manage the Oil?
"Whoever conquers a free town and does not demolish it commits a great error and may expect to be ruined himself." -- Niccolo Machiavelli, "The...

"Whoever conquers a free town and does not demolish it commits a great error and may expect to be ruined himself."

-- Niccolo Machiavelli, "The Prince," 1513

Master's Students from Mexico Program Arrive for Early Graduation Ceremony
No one ever said it was easy to work fulltime and pursue a master's degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Houston -- especially if...

No one ever said it was easy to work fulltime and pursue a master's degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Houston -- especially if you live in Mexico.

But it can be done.

Thanks to a new distance-education program at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, 16 students who are employed by Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) in Mexico will graduate this week at the UH Hilton Hotel. It will be the first time any of the students have ever been on campus at UH.

UH Engineering's Global Outreach
The UH Cullen College of Engineering is now offering master’s programs in Petroleum Engineering and Industrial Engineering in Mexico to Petrleos...
The First Class of the UH/Universidad La Salle Program.

The UH Cullen College of Engineering is now offering master’s programs in Petroleum Engineering and Industrial Engineering in Mexico to Petrleos Mexicanos employees. This program is in partnership with the Universidad La Salle in Mexico City. Click here to read more.

World's Top Deepwater Research Center Explores New Frontiers
The UH Composites Engineering and Applications Center for Petroleum Exploration and Production is recognized as the world’s leading research...

The UH Composites Engineering and Applications Center for Petroleum Exploration and Production is recognized as the world’s leading research organization in the engineering of composite material for offshore oil, gas exploration and production. Click here to read more.

Chemical & Petroleum Engineering Alumni Honor C. V. Kirkpatrick and Recognize Classes of 1947-76 at Reunion
WHO: The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering will host a reunion for chemical and petroleum engineering alumni to honor C.V....

WHO: The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering will host a reunion for chemical and petroleum engineering alumni to honor C.V. Kirkpatrick and to recognize the Classes of 1947-76.

Honoring C.V. Kirkpatrick
UH Professor and Petroleum Engineering Chair, 1947-63
UH Engineering Dean 1963-75

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