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Chemical and Petroleum Engineering|College of Engineering and Applied Science

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Chemical and Petroleum
Engineering, Dept. 3295
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307)766-2500
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Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

Welcome to the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at the University of Wyoming! Our department, consisting of 29 faculty, 75 graduate students and approximately 500 undergraduate students from all over the world. 

We offer courses that prepare students for careers in chemical and petroleum fields, our state of the art equipment provides higher levels of research capabilities, and our award-winning faculty create innovative and rigorous research opportunities for graduate students.

Department News

Dr. John Evers

Tau Beta Pi Recognizes Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher

Tau Beta Pi recently recognized the outstanding undergraduate teacher in the College of Engineering and Applied Science, Dr. John Evers.

2015 Pump Jack PETE Golf Tournament

The Third Annual Pump Jack PETE Golf Tournament to support the University of Wyoming SPE and AADE student chapters will be held at the Three Crowns Golf Club on Tuesday, September 15th, 2015. This golf tournament will serve as a fundraiser to allow UW petroleum engineering students to attend national conventions, local chapter meetings, as well as pay for certifications, and lecture series.

PETE Golf Tournament
Baker Hughes

Baker Hughes Grant to UW Helps Ensure Future of Wyoming’s Economy

The University of Wyoming and Baker Hughes Inc., a global oil field services company, today (Monday) announced a $1 million grant to support research that will help ensure the future of Wyoming’s economy. Baker Hughes Inc. has previously supported oil and gas research and the petroleum engineering program at UW. A recent gift went to the High Bay Research Facility, a state-of-the-art facility with flexible laboratory space that is under construction. A past gift of an X-ray defractometer and funding, supported student drilling fluids laboratories. [More]

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Graduate Degrees in CPE

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Oil & Gas Recovery Research

Oil & Gas Recovery Research
Dr. Mohammad Piri, Associate Professor, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering.

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