Topic: Shale

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.

Read more

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

April 4, 2011

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 key fuels over the next 50 years.

Read more