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Baker Hughes Donates $1.7 Million For Drilling and Completions Labs at The University of Texas

Baker Hughes, a leading oilfield service company, is donating $1.7 million to help establish The University of Texas at Austin as the global epicenter of creating technology for drilling oil and gas wells.

Study Will Assess Potential for Developing Country’s Fastest Growing Energy Resource

With a $1.5 million grant from the Sloan Foundation, a team of energy scientists, engineers and economists at The University of Texas at Austin will conduct the first detailed, comprehensive assessment of the country's fastest growing major source of energy, natural gas from shale formations, or shale gas, likely to be one of the country's…   » Continue Reading

Energy Experts Meet at The University of Texas at Austin to Debate Economics of Electricity Generation, March 24

The Energy Management and Innovation Center (EMIC) at The University of Texas at Austin hosts a forum for energy practitioners, policy-makers and academics on Thursday, March 24, to examine the relative costs of electricity generation, including solar, nuclear, coal, gas and wind.

Advanced Energy Consortium Issues Request for Proposals to Develop Micro- and Nanosensors to Boost Energy Production

The Advanced Energy Consortium, a research consortium managed by the Bureau of Economic Geology at The University of Texas at Austin's Jackson School of Geosciences, has issued a request for proposals (RFP) to develop micro- and nanoscale technology for enhanced reservoir characterization and hydrocarbon detection in conventional oil and gas reservoirs with the ultimate goal…   » Continue Reading