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Aug
13
2014

Sustainability and the subsurface world

This story appears in the 2014-15 issue of Mines' research magazine, "Energy & the Earth." For those of us residing on the planet’s surface, the term “shale” evokes visions of flaking layers of rock you can all but peel away by hand. Oil and gas News
Jul
23
2014

From petroleum engineering to public health

It was a first for Mines when Linda Battalora, associate teaching professor in the Department of Petroleum Engineering, presented her research on bone density and fracture risk in HIV-infected adults at the Joint Session of the 14th European AIDS News
Mar
07
2014

Mines presents hydraulic fracturing discussion

An informational event providing insight into the function and practice of hydraulic fracture stimulation in the oil and gas industry, “Hydraulic Fracturing: Facts and Fiction,” was presented by the Mines student chapter of the American Association News
Mar
04
2014

Mines builds robot to increase safety in Abu Dhabi refineries

Mines students are working with Mechanical Engineering (ME) professor John Steele and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) professor Qi Han to build and develop a system to automate oil and gas processes through unmanned robots. News
Dec
03
2013

Geothermic fuel cell research could improve oil production

Colorado Fuel Cell Center director and mechanical engineering professor Dr. Neal Sullivan and his team are testing Geothermic Fuel Cells (GFC) for a new application of solid-oxide fuel cell technology: heat generation. When placed underground within News
Oct
01
2013

Colorado School of Mines wins 2013 PetroBowl

Colorado School of Mines came in first place during the PetroBowl held in New Orleans Sept. 30-Oct. 2. PetroBowl matches Society of Petroleum Engineers student chapter teams against each other in a fast-paced quiz competition. The competing teams News
Sep
19
2013

First distinguished department head position unveiled Sept. 17

Colorado School of Mines unveiled a plaque honoring the university’s first endowed department head position Sept. 17. The F.H. “Mick” Merelli/Cimarex Energy Distinguished Department Head Chair in Petroleum Engineering was established by Cimarex News
Sep
04
2013

Ramona Graves: The face of petroleum engineering

Only the second woman in the country to earn a doctorate in petroleum engineering, Ramona Graves PhD ’82 found her passion—but it wasn’t what she thought it would be. By Lisa Marshall On her first morning of classes at Colorado School of Mines in News
Mar
05
2013

Mines hosts Petroleum Institute for design forum

The Fifth International Design Competition and Forum held earlier this year as part of a research initiative between Colorado School of Mines and The Petroleum Institute, of Abu Dhabi, UAE, aimed to develop curriculum and pedagogy for engineering News

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