Topic: Center for Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering

The University of Texas at Austin Initiative to Help Bring Best Practices to Shale Development

March 23, 2012

The University of Texas at Austin will join the Colorado School of Mines and Penn State University to launch a new educational training initiative that supports the rapidly growing shale natural gas and oil development sector.

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University Receives $6 Million to Assess Carbon Storage Sites in Gulf of Mexico

Sept. 24, 2009

The University of Texas at Austin will use $6 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Energy and the Texas General Land Office to identify state-owned areas underlying the Gulf of Mexico where carbon dioxide (CO2) can be stored safely and economically.

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The University of Texas at Austin Receives $1 Million Grant to Build Carbon Capture and Storage Workforce

Sept. 9, 2009

The University of Texas at Austin will use a $994,702 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to help create a skilled workforce for the emerging carbon capture and storage industry and to build public awareness of the technology's benefits to society.

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