04 Jul Petroleum Engineering Department at Stanford University (2005)
Welcome to the Department of Energy Resources Engineering (ERE), formerly known as Petroleum Engineering (PE). Energy Resources Engineering offers a B.S., M.S., Engineer, and Ph.D. in Energy Resources Engineering and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Petroleum Engineering.
Faculty and graduate students conduct research in areas including: enhanced oil recovery by thermal means, gas injection, and the use of chemicals; flow of fluids in pipes; geostatistical reservoir characterization and mathematical modeling; geothermal engineering; natural gas engineering; carbon sequestration optimization; properties of petroleum fluids; reservoir simulation using computer models; and well test analysis.