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UT PGE professors conduct interdisciplinary research in petroleum and geosystems engineering, subsurface engineering applications like geothermal energy, carbon capture and storage, and hydrogen storage and distribution; engineering data science and machine learning; and other areas related to energy and the environment. Our annual research expenditures total $9.2 million annually, and our faculty members publish about 270 journal and conference papers each year. 

Research Areas

UT PGE faculty produce innovative research in 12 dedicated areas related to oil and gas led by our world-renowned faculty.

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Summer Undergraduate Research Internship

Every summer, UT PGE hosts the Summer Undergraduate Research Internship (SURI), an undergraduate research program that gives leading students from across the country the opportunity to work with our highly-esteemed faculty. Together, students and faculty produce ground-breaking research encompassing a wide variety of hot energy topics.

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Theses and Dissertations

UT PGE graduate students produce influential theses and dissertations that help solve the oil and gas industry’s recovery and environmental challenges. This section features the most recent papers as well as our more than 15-year database.

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