AUSTIN, Texas — A new study correlates a series of small earthquakes near Snyder, Texas between 2006 and 2011 with the underground injection of large volumes of gas, primarily carbon dioxide (CO2) — a finding that is relevant to the process of capturing and storing CO2 underground.
The latest energy poll conducted by The University of Texas at Austin shows Americans to be less engaged on energy issues than they were six months or a year ago.
Contact: Faith Singer-Villalobos, 512.232.5771 Date: Aug. 5, 2013 Event: “A Thirst for Power: The Global Nexus of Energy and Water” with Michael Webber, Cockrell School of Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin When: 5:45 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 6. Free and open to the public. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org Where: AT&T Conference Center Amphitheater (Room 204), 1900 University… » Continue Reading
Thirty-nine percent of Americans believe the United States should keep the natural gas it produces at home rather than sell it to other countries, the latest University of Texas Energy Poll reports today. Only 28 percent of those surveyed say they support exporting domestically produced natural gas to other countries. Responses differ by gender, with… » Continue Reading
Wells Fargo Announces Three-Year, $450,000 Grant to Support Clean Energy Entrepreneurship at McCombs School of Business
As part of its national environmental grant program, Wells Fargo today announced that it has provided a three-year grant totaling $450,000 to the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin that will allow the Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs (TVL) to further develop the Clean Energy track started last year with an initial… » Continue Reading
Professor Thomas F. Edgar, a chemical engineer with extensive teaching, administrative, research and industry experience, has been named interim director of the Energy Institute at The University of Texas at Austin.
As the 2012 presidential election draws near, more voters say they prefer the energy policies espoused by President Barack Obama than Gov. Mitt Romney’s energy platform, according to the latest University of Texas at Austin Energy Poll results released today.
Tom Gilligan, economist and dean of the McCombs School of Business, will share the 30,000-foot view of America’s economy in 2012
University of Texas at Austin physicists have been awarded a U.S. patent for an invention that could someday be used to turn nuclear waste into fuel, thus removing the most dangerous forms of waste from the fuel cycle.
Event: The Austin Forum on Science, Technology & Society will host “The Smart Grid Unveiled: How Pecan Street's Big Data Research is Uncovering the Promise of a Customer-Driven Energy Revolution” presented by Brewster McCracken, executive director of Pecan Street Inc. When: 5:45 p.m., Tuesday, June 5. This event is free and open to the public.… » Continue Reading