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Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy

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We are earth and energy. The Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy improves people’s lives through research, education and service by studying Earth’s past and present, developing new energy tools and resources, and creating geoscientists and engineers who work across disciplines to address some of society’s most critical challenges.


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Project stakeholders and university leadership cut the ceremonial ribbon in front of a future geothermal well.

Ceremonial Ribbon Cutting Marks the Start of Innovative Geothermal Research Project

October 11, 2022

On Sept. 22, 2022, the Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy and OU leadership joined local, state and national leaders at a well site nestled in a Tuttle, Oklahoma, pasture to celebrate the start of a research project that is the first of its kind in the world.

Jacobson Hall pictured on OU's historic North Oval.

University Announces Major Gift from Jonny and Brenda Jones

October 12, 2022

The University of Oklahoma is ushering in an extraordinary and historic Homecoming Week by celebrating the tremendous generosity and enthusiastic support of OU alumni and friends around the world.

School of Geosciences


Founded in 1900 by Charles Gould, the School of Geosciences has been a leader in geosciences research and education for over a century.  The School has been a global leader in education and research in topics related to hydrocarbon exploration and exploitation, but now includes research programs spanning aspects of organic, inorganic and environmental geochemistry, and hydrochemistry, planetary geology, structure and geophysics of earthquakes and induced seismicity, near-field and crustal-scale geophysics, paleoecology and paleoclimate, paleomagnetism, and mineralogy/petrology.


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Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering


The Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering is ranked among the top for petroleum education. Students of MPGE can expect an education unparalleled to others with industry responsive curriculum, state-of-the-art laboratories, renowned faculty, a multicultural environment, and opportunities for hands-on learning and engagement with top industry professionals.



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"The advancement and dissemination of knowledge relevant to Earth and energy systems has never been more important."

— Dean John Antonio

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