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UT Austin Advances Connections with Mexico through Agreement with National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)

UT Austin Advances Connections with Mexico through Agreement with National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)

The University of Texas at Austin has greatly enhanced its academic ties with Latin America, signing three agreements with the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). These agreements, focused on student exchanges and collaborative research, strengthen a long-standing strategic relationship between UT Austin and Mexico.

UT Austin President Bill Powers to Visit Midland for Discussion on National Security, Energy Policy

University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers will visit Midland, Texas, to attend a panel discussion with experts from UT Austin’s William P. Clements, Jr. Center for History, Strategy & Statecraft. The panelists will discuss “The War on Terror from September 11 to Today: What It Means for American National Security and Energy Policy.”

UT Energy Poll Shows Generation Gap on Vital Energy Issues

UT Energy Poll Shows Generation Gap on Vital Energy Issues

A new poll from The University of Texas at Austin reveals markedly different perspectives on energy issues based on the age of voters, a finding that could help determine the outcome of next week’s elections.

UT Austin to Lead $58 Million Effort to Study Potential New Energy Source

UT Austin to Lead $58 Million Effort to Study Potential New Energy Source

A research team led by The University of Texas at Austin has been awarded approximately $58 million to analyze deposits of frozen methane under the Gulf of Mexico that hold enormous potential to increase the world’s energy supply.

Media Advisory: Mexico Presents Round One Oil & Gas Areas Available to Private Companies in 2015

Mexico’s round one executive and technical sessions on areas and fields that will be tendered in 2015 for private companies to participate in hydrocarbon exploration and extraction projects, hosted by The University of Texas at Austin Jackson School of Geosciences and the Greater Houston Partnership.

UT Energy Poll and OurEnergyPolicy.org Surveys Reveal Support for Energy Efficiency and Concerns about Political Squabbling

Four out of five American consumers and energy professionals view energy efficiency as a personal priority and at least two out of three believe it could significantly reduce overall energy use if not for political squabbling, two new surveys show.

New Reserves Assessment Solidifies Forecast of Natural Gas Supplies from Fayetteville Shale

A new study from the Bureau of Economic Geology (BEG) at The University of Texas at Austin forecasts that one of the nation’s most productive shale gas basins, the Fayetteville Shale, will continue to be a major contributor to U.S. natural gas supplies for years to come, with economically recoverable reserves of 18 trillion cubic…   » Continue Reading

Gas Injection Probably Triggered Small Earthquakes Near Snyder, Texas

Gas Injection Probably Triggered Small Earthquakes Near Snyder, Texas

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.

UT Energy Poll Shows Public Disconnect on Energy Issues

UT Energy Poll Shows Public Disconnect on Energy Issues

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.

UT Professor to Discuss the Interdependence of Energy and Water

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: info@austinforum.org Where: AT&T Conference Center Amphitheater (Room 204), 1900 University…   » Continue Reading