PTE - Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering - Bagley College of Engineering

PTE students attend paper presentation at IADC / SPE International Drilling Conference & Exhibition

Congratulations to Blake Hulett and Sam Sampietro , petroleum engineering (PTE) students in the Swalm School of Engineering! March 8, Hulett and Sampietro, working with Subsea Drive, were invited to attend the IADC / SPE International Drilling Conference & Exhibition in Galveston, TX where Subsea Drive presented a paper bearing both students names. “Riserless Casing…

March 8, 2022

MSU Foundation announces 2022 officers, incoming members

January 29, 2022

MSU’s Energy Club wins big in carbon removal competition supported by SpaceX CEO’s foundation

November 11, 2021

New opportunities with the Society of Petroleum Engineers

October 22, 2018

Scottish engineering firm renews $2 million software donation

October 5, 2018

PTE Program Receives OnePetro Subscription Grant

PTE Program has received a generous donation from the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) for subscription to OnePetro, the online library of SPE. This grant enables Petroleum Engineering students and faculty to have access to thousands of technical publications in their professional field to use them in their courses and research.

September 15, 2016

SPE Welcomes New Members

At the beginning of this month, MSU’s SPE chapter held its first meeting to kick off the semester. The freshman and transfer student turnout was much higher than expected, with SPE currently having more student involvement than it has ever had. The chapter officers welcomed new members and discussed the upcoming SPE Student Symposium which…

September 13, 2016

PTE Undergraduate Shares her Amazing Summer Internship Experience at XTO

This summer, one of MSU’s Petroleum Engineering undergraduates interned for XTO Energy in Fort Worth, Texas. When asked about her experience, Mary Ellen Deaton responded, “My internship with XTO was an exceptional and unique experience, especially given the current state of the oil and gas industry. Not only was I able to land an internship,…

August 16, 2016

Petroleum Experts Donates an Equivalent of Over $2M in Software Donation to Petroleum Engineering Program

Petroleum Experts (Petex) has generously donated educational licenses of their IPM software suite to the Petroleum Engineering Program. This software suit that aims at material balance and analytical simulation, well design and fluid characterization, as well as production optimization packages includes Prosper, GAP, PVTP, MBAL, REVEAL and RESOLVE, along with maintenance and support. This generous donation from Petroleum Experts…

August 10, 2016

IHS donates software to the PTE program

Significant gift will enable next generation of geoscientists and engineers to learn using industry standard tools and technology; ensure faculty has resources for research. 04/04/2016 – Petroleum Engineering students at Mississippi State University will now have access  to educational licenses of Harmony, WellTest and Perform, thanks to a generous donation from IHS Inc. (, the leading source of critical information…

April 5, 2016