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Colorado school of mines petroleum engineering department

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Welcome to the Petroleum Engineering Department at the Colorado School of Mines. Our mission is to educate engineers for the worldwide petroleum industry at the undergraduate and graduate levels, perform research that enhances the state-of-the-art in petroleum technology, and to serve the industry and public good through professional societies and public service.

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Undergraduate students from the PEGN 311 Drilling class learn how to use a microrig, while Dr. Bill Eustes explains the planned uses for the recently acquired rig. Source: Mines CERSE on Vimeo.

Department Statistics

  • PhD 11
  • MS/ME 26
  • BS 198


  • PhD 47
  • MS/ME 56
  • Seniors 271
  • Juniors 156
* Sophomore/Freshmen - do not declare until Spring Semester


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