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Argentine Delegation visits UT Austin

Argentine Delegation visits UT Austin

On Aug. 17th, delegates from Neuquén Province in Argentina visited the university to learn from Texas’ past experience with shale gas and oil. The seminar included presentations from energy experts from departments and schools at UT, Texas Railroad Commission, and and the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality.

CRC has 2 million boxes of geologic material

CRC has 2 million boxes of geologic material

UT Austin, Jackson School of Geosciences, Bureau of Economic Geology’s Core Research Center (CRC), facilities contain more than 500,000 boxes of core and cuttings from wells drilled throughout Texas, the U.S., and the world are available at this facility for public viewing and research.

UT and Japan Collaborate in New Energy Efficiency Center

UT and Japan Collaborate in New Energy Efficiency Center

Japanese government agency, NEDO, and The University of Texas at Austin signed a Memorandum of Understanding with an intent of cooperation regarding energy efficiency when powering high-performance computers.

UT Austin and Mexico renew agreement

UT Austin and Mexico renew agreement

On Thursday July 9th, UT Austin received a group of Mexican officials for a renewal and expansion of the agreement. This agreement supports the travel of Mexican scholars to carry out research at UT.

UT Austin Ranks No. 19 in World for High-Impact Research

UT Austin Ranks No. 19 in World for High-Impact Research

The University of Texas at Austin is ranked No. 19 in the world for high-impact science — the latest in a series of global rankings that recognize UT Austin among the world’s elite research universities.

 

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UT System and Mexican technology council form partnership

The University of Texas System established a new partnership with CONACYT. The agreement was established with the System’s 14 institutions with the objective of developing STEM-related research and academic programs for faculty and students. by Jenny LaCoste-Caputo, The University of Texas System, August 27, 2015 The University of Texas System took yet another important step…

The Austin Core Research Center

The Austin Core Research Center

The University of Texas at Austin, Jackson School of Geosciences, Bureau of Economic Geology’s Core Research Center (CRC) is the main repository for more than 500,000 boxes of rock cores and cuttings from wells around North America and the world. These samples are available for public viewing and research purposes. With facilities in Austin, Houston,…

University of Texas, Japan Collaborate on Next-Generation Energy Efficient Data Center

Japanese government agency, New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), and The University of Texas at Austin signed a Memorandum of Understanding with an intent of cooperation regarding energy efficiency when powering high-performance computers. NEDO will be investing $13 million in equipment, personnel, and construction costs to this project. The university will also use…

Oil at $77? Argentina Marches to a Different Drummer

Argentina houses the second-largest reserves of shale gas and fourth largest of oil in the world, by making their own rules it has been able to maintain high prices in oil. Since August 2012, their fuel prices have risen by 126%. by Pablo Rosendo Gonzalez, Bloomberg Business, August 24th, 2015 Oil at $77? It is…

14 Pre-qualified for 2nd phase of Mexico’s Round One oil auction

A recent announcement has been made that 14 bidders pre-qualified for Mexico’s 2nd phase of Round One. In order to make the pahse more attractive, the government had to modify the bidding rules. The term to make bids will open on September 30. by Fox News Latino, August 21, 2015 Fourteen prospective bidders – nine individual…

Oil prices fall to new six and a half year, below $42

In just one year, oil prices have fallen to a new low record going from $100 a barrel last year to $41.35 this past week. Most experts claim that this is due to oversupply. by CNN Money, August 17, 2015 Crude oil slipped to $41.35 a barrel on Friday, the lowest intraday price since March 2009….

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