Home to the nation’s first commercial oil well and a series of important early advancements in petroleum engineering, Oklahoma has been a destination for the energy industry since the very beginning. One of the earliest academic players in the energy industry, the University of Oklahoma’s influence on the industry is immeasurable.
The Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering is home to research, scholarship and people that shaped a century. The school’s influence and contributions to the industry began on the windy plains of Oklahoma and the dusty horizons of West Texas. Now an international destination for future petroleum engineers from all nationalities and walks of life, the Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering’s influence extends across the country and around the world.