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The School of Earth and Environment (SEE) has developed the MSc in Geophysics in Prospect Generation, which is taught at the Saudi Aramco campus in Dharhan. The course allows 30 of Aramco’s staff to obtain a qualification from the University of Leeds. Staff from the School of Earth and Environment  travel to the Aramco campus…
The University of Leeds has achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), the highest award possible. The independent TEF panel judged that the University delivers “consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students, of the highest quality found in the UK.” This rating follows on the heels of the Times and…
The Petroleum Leeds Research Director, Professor Anne Neville has been made a Fellow of the Royal Society, in recognition of her substantial contribution to the field of corrosion and tribology research. Professor Neville will be officially admitted to the 357-year-old society in July at a ceremony in London. The announcement places her among world-leading scientists…
Congratulations to Turbidites Research Group student, Robert Kelly, who won a prize for coming in 2nd place in the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) student poster competition. The competition is held annually at the AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition, which this year took place in Houston, Texas. Robert won $1,500 and the awards are…
You can download the current edition of the Petroleum Leeds newsletter here. If you are visiting the AAPG ACE in Houston, you can pick up a copy from our exhibition stand, #2014.
The School of Earth and Environment will be well represented at the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Annual Conference and Exhibition being held in Houston, Texas, 2-5 April 2017. Our researchers will be delivering presentations, presenting posters and chairing sessions, and Petroleum Leeds will represent both geoscience and engineering expertise, from across the campus,…
The Wolfson Multiphase Flow Laboratory has just commissioned a unique Hg-injection porosimeter that is capable of conducting MICP measurements under stress. Core plugs of 1.5 in diameter can be placed under a confining pressure of up to 100,000 psi and Hg can be injected at up to 55,000 psi. Resistivity measurements are made throughout the…
Senior University academic Professor Anne Neville has been made an OBE for services to engineering We are pleased to congratulate Professor Anne Neville on being made an Officer of the (Most Excellent) Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the New Year’s Honours list for services to engineering. Professor Neville is one of Petroleum Leeds’…