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The Penn State chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) recently had an opportunity to visit ExxonMobil’s campus in Spring, Texas. SPE students were in Houston attending a conference sponsored by SPE International and were fortunate enough to get to visit ExxonMobil’s facility as part of their visit to the area.
Penn State will host the 2019 Eastern SME (Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration) Spring Collegiate Mine Rescue Contest from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, at the Penn State Snider Agricultural Arena.
Penn State researcher Amin Mehrabian was recently awarded a $110,000 grant from the American Chemical Society's Petroleum Research Fund to study subsurface stress in hydrocarbon reservoirs.
Chiara Lo Prete was awarded a $250,000 grant for early career researchers from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to examine the effectiveness of energy market structures in aggregating private information on wind production forecasts to better coordinate commitment and production decisions in electric systems.
Society depends on critical infrastructures like the electricity grid, and ensuring that the power grid is able to recover rapidly from disruptions is vital.
In an effort to modernize and reimagine the United States' power grid, Penn State researchers have qualified for a highly selective, innovative competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.
Oil companies are missing out on vast sums of recoverable oil in unconventional reservoirs, according to Penn State experts.
The Pennsylvania State Senate confirmed two appointments by Gov. Tom Wolf to Penn State's Board of Trustees, including Terry Pegula.
Michael Adewumi, a Penn Stater for over 30 years, has been granted "emeritus" status by University President Eric Barron.
The deadline for interested authors to submit abstracts to the 20th Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG) has been extended. Short abstracts will now be due on Friday, Feb. 1.