UH Petroleum Engineering

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Unconventionals
Unconventional reservoirs include tight-gas sands, gas and oil shales, coalbed methane, heavy oil and tar sands, and gas-hydrate deposits.
Reservoir Engineering
This branch of petroleum engineering deals with fluid flow through a porous medium during the development and production of oil and gas reservoirs.
Rock Properties and Geomechanics
The physical characteristics of reservoir rocks describe how rocks store fluids and to allow fluids to flow through them while geomechanics describe...

The UH Petroleum Engineering Graduate Programs

The UH Cullen College of Engineering offers M.S. non-thesis, M.S. thesis and Ph.D. degrees in petroleum engineering, as well as a graduate-level certificate program in “Unconventional Reservoirs.”

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National Academy of Engineering Faculty Members
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