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Vivek “VT” Thomas, a senior petroleum and natural gas engineering student in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS), expected to learn a variety of skills from his experience as an intern during summer 2016.

More than a dozen members of Penn State’s Positive Energy student group cleaned up areas of Cross Creek Park in Washington County, Pennsylvania, in a partnership with the natural gas company Range Resources.

The venture capital business, said Penn State alum and State College native Peter Rigby, is a “terrible learning environment.” That’s why he was on the University Park campus recently, aiming to give students an advantage in the high-risk field.

Take a look in your basement, spare room or closet and you might see an old sofa, refrigerator or television. But a trio of Penn State graduates sees opportunity.

No one can predict exactly when a coal mine will collapse, but a $1.1 million grant from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health aims to change that, according to a Penn State mineral engineer.

Penn State had many reasons to be happy at the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates: the SPE student chapter was awarded Outstanding Student Chapter, Professor Russell Johns was lauded for his research and the Petrobowl team took third place,...

Penn State’s College of Earth and Mineral Sciences had the second largest contingent of students attend the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in September, many returning with awards at the event that pairs students with 7,500 industry...

The Penn State Board of Trustees today (Nov. 4) selected eight Penn State alumni to receive the Distinguished Alumni Award, the University's highest honor presented to its alumni.

Continuing its support of education initiatives to develop the next generation of innovators, oilfield service company Baker Hughes has donated $1.9 million worth of technical software and computers to the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS).

Kwadwo Osseo-Asare, distinguished professor of materials science and engineering and of energy and geo-environmental engineering in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS), was recently inducted into the Brazilian Academy of Sciences during a ceremony held in Rio de Janeiro.

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