Petroleum engineering hits the books


How the oil and gas industry is influencing academics

Jennifer Miskimins, Associate Professor of the Colorado School of Mines, worked for Marathon Oil for several years, but she is now a teacher and a researcher, specializing in hydraulic fracturing. Given her experience, Miskimins understands well the collaborative nature of the relationship between the Oil & Gas industry and academia—and why it’s beneficial for both.

In this interview, she addresses a number of questions, including:

  • Where will the oil and gas industry be in five years, and how will it impact academia?
  • What is the value of multidisciplinary research?
  • Why is now a good time for students to go into Petroleum Engineering?

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