Cockrell School of Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin


UT PGE wishes to honor the memory of Charles Simmons, BSPE ’48, who passed away earlier this year.  Charles was an unwavering advocate for the oil and gas industry and inventor of the perforation ball sealer process that substantially boosted oil and gas recovery.

Learn more about Charles' contributions to the oil and gas industry in our Distinguished Alumni past honorees section.