The University of North Dakota College of Engineering & Mines has been chosen as a beneficiary of the 2014 World Oil Awards.
The annual awards program highlights the best and brightest in the upstream oil and gas industry. World Oil Awards recipients are chosen from deserving universities with established petroleum departments.
Award winners will be announced at a black-tie gala dinner on Oct. 16 in Houston, Texas. CEM geology alumnus Tom Hamilton and his wife, Carolyn, have graciously agreed to accept the award on behalf of the College.
The vision of the UND College of Engineering & Mines Petroleum Engineering program is to educate future generations of petroleum engineers who can contribute to building a better world through professional service and research for safe, reliable and affordable energy production and environmental protection. In two shorts years, the program has grown from four students to an estimated enrollment of more than 300 students. The Petroleum Engineering program at UND is focused on educating petroleum engineers to meet the growing demands in North Dakota, the nation and the world.
For more information, contact Deb Austreng at the College of Engineering & Mines at 701.777.4249.
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