Topic: Paul Bommer

UT Austin Faculty Experts to Discuss Galveston Bay Oil Spill

March 23, 2014

As crews work to clean up oil from Saturday's fuel leak in Galveston Bay, Texas experts offer insight into ramifications of spills for companies and the general public. Specialists on petroleum production, Texas wildlife, environmental law and policy from The University of Texas at Austin are available to help evaluate the incident and broader energy issues raised by the spill. This list below will likely be expanded. Please check back for the latest contacts. 

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In the Know

July 19, 2010
In the Know

The July 19 weekly roundup of campus kudos and press mentions.

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Scientists, engineers and researchers contribute expertise to catastrophic BP oil spill

July 12, 2010

As oil continues to gush into the Gulf of Mexico, The University of Texas at Austin is marshaling its expertise to respond.

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Eyes on the Gulf

July 12, 2010
Eyes on the Gulf

Satellite imagery, Gulf water sampling, national news reports and oil flow diagrams offer photographic documentation of The University of Texas at Austin faculty's deep involvement in remedying the BP oil spill challenges.

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Petroleum Engineering Faculty Member Aids Oil Spill Estimates

June 15, 2010

Dr. Paul Bommer, a petroleum engineering faculty member at The University of Texas at Austin, is the only petroleum engineer in the Flow Rate Technical Group appointed by the federal government to estimate the oil flow from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil well.

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