Topic: Bureau of Economic Geology

New Study on 49 National Oil Companies by the World Bank and UT-CEE

Dec. 18, 2008

Energy analysts at The University of Texas at Austin's Center for Energy Economics (CEE) and the World Bank have completed the first comprehensive database of 49 National Oil Companies (NOCs), titled "A Citizen's Guide to National Oil Companies." The database is complemented by a technical report containing a preliminary analysis and possible interpretation of the data on 49 NOCs and their home countries.

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

July 23, 2008

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 of increasing hydrocarbon recovery from known fields.

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Charles Groat Named Interim Dean of Jackson School of Geosciences

July 1, 2008

The University of Texas at Austin has named Charles G. "Chip" Groat interim dean of the Jackson School of Geosciences.

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Energy economist in L.A. Times

June 30, 2008
Energy economist in L.A. Times

Eight miles north of the maritime border with Mexico, in waters a mile and a half deep, Shell Oil Co. is constructing the most ambitious offshore oil platform ever attempted in the Gulf of Mexico. Companies working in U.S.

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Economist discusses oil and corn prices

May 15, 2008
Economist discusses oil and corn prices

Both oil and corn, two key global commodities, continued their relentless climbs through record territories Friday, attracting investment dollars even as prices have risen so dramatically that some question how investors can justify the prices.

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