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Training Data Scientists

According to Forbes, the worldwide big data market is projected to grow from $42 billion in 2018 to $103 billion in 2027 and more than 150 zettabytes (150 trillion gigabytes) of data will need analysis by 2025. UT PGE associate professor Michael Pyrcz, who joined UT PGE last year after spending more than a decade in industry, is excited about training the next generation of data scientists who will be able to solve the oil and gas industry’s technology challenges. Putting his passion into practice, Pyrcz launched a student program in the fall of 2019 on energy analytics.

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UT PGE Alumnus’ Transformative Gift Names New Energy Engineering Building

Thanks to an extraordinary commitment from UT PGE alumnus and former EOG Resources Inc. President Gary L. Thomas, the Cockrell School of Engineering is officially naming its newest building the Gary L. Thomas Energy Engineering Building.

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Undergraduate Program No. 1 in 2020 U.S. News & World Report Rankings

The Hildebrand Department continues to hold a No. 1 undergraduate petroleum engineering program ranking, according to the 2020 U.S. News & World Report rankings.

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Grant Aims to Improve Oil Recovery by Using Engineered Water

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is investing $8 million in the Hildebrand Department’s engineering research that aims to create a more efficient process for recovering oil from naturally fractured reservoirs using engineered water.

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Energy Excellence

With a proposed completion date in 2021, the Gary L. Thomas Energy Engineering Building (EEB) will be a central hub for innovative energy-related education and research.

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#1

Undergraduate and Graduate Petroleum Engineering Programs in the Nation

$87K

Average Starting Salary for B.S. Graduates

10%

Of Alumni Serve in Executive Level Positions in Industry