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U.S. Can Curb Carbon Emissions While Boosting Domestic Oil Production, Report Says

Report urges U.S. to increase combination of carbon capture and storage with enhanced oil recovery to increase domestic oil production while curbing emissions of carbon dioxide.

University Receives $19 Million to Monitor Carbon Storage Project

The University of Texas at Austin will receive up to $19 million to design and monitor a carbon capture and storage demonstration project that will take CO2 from a coal-fired power plant and inject it deep underground. It will be among only a handful of other carbon capture and storage tests around the world using human-made CO2.

Oil Recovery Expert and Ecology Spokesperson Tad Patzek of UC-Berkeley Named Chair of Nation’s Top Petroleum Engineering Department

Oil Recovery Expert and Ecology Spokesperson Tad Patzek of UC-Berkeley Named Chair of Nation’s Top Petroleum Engineering Department

Tad Patzek, professor of geoengineering at the University of California-Berkeley, will become chair of the Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering Department at The University of Texas at Austin effective Sept. 1.