Photos from 1980s, 2000s and 2020

Celebrate 100 years of Petroleum Engineering at Mines!

Logo for PE 100 yr anniversary



Look for this logo for events that are part of the PE 100 years celebration.

Events in 2022

We’re doing a variety of events throughout the year for students, alumni and friends of the department.


Month Event Audience Details
June Massadona Alumni Weekend Alumni & their families

Friday, June 10th through Sunday, June 12th

Massadona, Colorado

Come enjoy lectures, tours, and BBQ dinners. There is a lodging fee. Be sure to register here!



Month Event Audience Details
August Welcome Back BBQ Students  
September Alumni Panel Students  
October ATCE Reception Alumni  
November PE Dept. Hall of Fame Students and Alumni  
December Graduation Receptions Students & their families  



Month Event Audience Details
January Student and Alumni Launch Parties Students and alumni

See pictures from the Student Launch Party on Jan. 18th

Alumni Happy Hour – Jan. 27th

February #idigmines Students and alumni Thursday, Feb 3rd
February Alumni Distinguished Seminar Students

Monday, Jan 31st, Dominic Spencer

Monday, Feb 28th, Osman Apaydin

March CEO Roundtable: The Future of the Petroleum Industry Students, friends & alumni Wednesday, March 2nd, In-person & Virtual Time: 12:00-01:00 pm
April Marquez Open House Alumni & friends of dept.

E-days weekend

Saturday, April 23rd from 11 am to 2 pm.

April Alumni Distinguished Seminar Students Monday, April 4th, David D. Faulder
May Graduation Receptions Students & their families Week of May 9th

PE in Social Media

Follow us on Facebook to get the bi-weekly Blast from the Past and on LinkedIn for events alumni are invited to.

PE Dept TimelineWe’ve pulled together some highlights of our development over the last hundred years.

New Course infoWe found binders of lecture notes, quizzes and course syllabi from the 1920s and 1930s. See what has changed and what has stayed the same.

Chart of all PE dept heads 1922-2022We couldn’t have grown to where we are today without strong leadership in the department and university.