Engineering & Mines wins award

The UND College of Engineering and Mines has been selected as one of the recipients of the World Oil Awards for 2014.

The award will be accepted on behalf of the College of Engineering and Mines by UND geology alumnus Tom Hamilton and his wife Carolyn Hamilton.

According to the World Oil website, the World Oil Awards have been “honoring ground breaking strides in the oil and gas industry” for 13 years.

The World Oil Awards also “serve as a contributor to the future of the oil and gas industry by making a donation to two deserving universities with established petroleum departments.”

The World Oil Awards ceremony will be held Oct. 16 at The Houstonian Hotel in Houston, Texas.

Staff report