Cockrell School of Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin

Feature Stories

The growth and stature of the UT PGE Department is largely due to dedicated, passionate alumni who go on to change the oil and gas industry with their leadership and innovation. 

Statoil, an international energy company based in Norway, has signed a $2.5 million partnership renewal agreement to support graduate student research focused on geology, geophysics and petroleum engineering at The University of Texas at Austin.

UT PGE jumps to the No. 1 undergraduate program in petroleum engineering.

The Croatians have a phrase “tko ne riskira, ne profitira,” which translates in English to “nothing ventured, nothing gained.” This past summer 13 UT Austin students and a UT PGE faculty member embarked on the first UT PGE-sponsored study abroad program in Croatia.

After receiving her diploma, recent UT PGE graduate Katy Hanson went to work side-by-side with the world’s most recognized technology platform.