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UT Austin to Lead $58 Million Effort to Study Potential New Energy Source

UT Austin to Lead $58 Million Effort to Study Potential New Energy Source

Methane hydrate may soon become a new energy source due to a $58 million fund that will allow for a research team, led by The University of Texas at Austin, to explore frozen methane under the Gulf of Mexico.

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Paul M. Barrett's "Law of the Jungle"

The Justice Center and the Energy Center at the School of Law are hosting a talk by Paul Barrett on “Law of the Jungle: Lessons from the Epic Chevron Oil Pollution Case in Ecuador.” The talk is based on Barrett’s new book.

X Latin American Forum on Energy and the Environment

X Latin American Forum on Energy and the Environment

The Tenth Latin American Forum will be hosted in Mexico City; Spring of 2015. Watch for updates...

Recap: Geopolitics of Natural Gas in the Western Hemisphere

Recap: Geopolitics of Natural Gas in the Western Hemisphere

DAS Christopher Smith of DOE joined Jeremy Martin of the Institute of the Americas and Jorge Piñon of UT Austin to discuss the geopolitical role of Natural Gas in the Americas.

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Mexican Energy Conference

Platts' 18th Annual Mexican Energy Conference

Jorge Piñon will speak about "Capacity Building for Mexico's Oil & Gas Industry" at Platts' 18th annual Mexico Energy Conference that will focus on the current energy reform for electricity, oil and gas and how it will fuel future economic growth.

 

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UT Austin to Lead $58 Million Effort to Study Potential New Energy Source

Methane hydrate may soon become a new energy source due to a $58 million fund that will allow for a research team, led by The University of Texas at Austin, to explore frozen methane under the Gulf of Mexico. The Institute for Geophysics and the Jackson School of Geosciences at the university will be teaming…

Chevron Invests $800,000 in The University of Texas at AustinNews

Chevron Corp. has been a long-time partner of The University of Texas at Austin through its University Partnership Program and has recently gifted the university $800,000. The University Parnership Program mainly supports programs in the McCombs School of Business, Cockrell School of Engineering and Jackson School of Geosciences. Chevron and its subsidiaries have invested over…

UT gets money to study new energy source in Gulf

The University of Texas at Austin has just received one of its largest government grants ever: $41.2 million to go toward investigation of methane hydrate as a potentially massive energy resource. The government grant combined with industry and research partner funding equal $58 million that will fund the effort. The research team will start by…

Mexico upstream bidding to start with shallow-water assets

Mexico will be publishing its bidding requirements in November, outlining technical logistics for the first found of upstream bidding. The country will be opening the bidding sequence with shallow-water assets, and from there move into extra-heavy oil, unconventional assets, and deep water. by Paula Dittrick, Oil & Gas Journal, October 20, 2014 Mexico plans to publish…

Fuel pipeline will go from Mexico to U.S.

Fuel pipeline will go from Mexico to U.S.

San Antonio-based NuStar announced Wednesday its plans to develop a pipeline in partnership with PMI, an arm of Mexico’s Pemex. The two companies will share costs of construction on the pipeline and storage assets, and NuStar will manage construction and operation of the line. The pipeline is planned to transport liquefied petroleum gas and refined…

Argentine Senate OKs Energy Bill Aimed At Luring Shale Investors

On Thursday, the Argentina Senate approved a bill aimed at increasing incentives to lure foreign investors in order to develop vast shale reserves and erase the country’s costly energy deficit. Argentina is said to need as much as $200 billion in investment over the next 10 years in order to exploit its Vaca Muerta oil…

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