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Traditionally, geothermal energy has been associated with regions of intense volcanic or hydrothermal activity, like Iceland. For decades, however, scientists have wondered if the less volatile subsurface in areas such as Texas could provide economically viable locations for geothermal power. Bruce Cutright, a research associate at the Bureau of Economic Geology, and colleagues are helping answer that question through several…

Pitfalls on the Road to Tapping New Energy

New York Times, Nov. 14, 2011 Featuring: Eric Potter

Statoil, UT Strike $5M Deal

Austin American-Statesman, Sept. 19, 2011 Featuring Scott Tinker

Shell, UT Seek Better Shale Methods

Houston Chronicle, Sept. 13, 2011 Featuring: Scott Tinker

Austin American Statesman, July 13, 2011 Featuring: Bruce Cutright

Houston Chronicle, June 27, 2011 Featuring: Eric Potter

Wired, Jun. 21, 2011 Featuring: Lorena Moscardelli

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