Petroleum Engineering


For the past 100 years, Mines has been graduating the world’s top petroleum engineers and been at the forefront of educating generations of energy leaders.
Why did you choose to come to Mines? What have you enjoyed most about being here? I came to seek a better education while getting exposed to different cultures. I enjoyed the weather and mountains of
Colorado School of Mines researchers have been awarded $6.3 million by the U.S. Department of Energy to develop and demonstrate a potentially transformative system to harness and distribute geothermal
Jennifer Miskimins, head of the Petroleum Engineering Department at Colorado School of Mines, explains how oil and gas will still play an important role in our energy future.
The Global Gas Flaring Explorer platform, which will be publicly available in early 2022, will deliver improved monitoring, visibility and transparency in flaring volume data.
Colorado School of Mines associate professor Alfred William “Bill” Eustes III PhD ’96 has been honored with the 2020 Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty by the Society of
Colorado School of Mines is proud to announce the winners of the 2019-2020 Faculty Awards for teaching and research excellence. The annual awards celebration, where the Office of Academic Affairs
A Mines alumna, Miskimins joined the Mines faculty in 2002 and has 30 years of experience in the petroleum industry.
The Center for Underground at Colorado School of Mines recently was awarded a major contract from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to design and demonstrate rapid tunneling
The findings, published today in the journal Scientific Reports and led by Mines' Alexei Milkov, are the result of a detailed analysis of a large global dataset of the isotopic composition of methane produced from the shale formations.