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Message from the Director


It has been a busy winter for EGI scientists as we traveled from depths of 2,500 meters on the East Pacific Rise in the Alvin submersible, to the halls of parliament in the UK, to the major EGI technical conference in Houston with over 120 participants from 40 corporations. The large number…

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EGI at AAPG ACE 2017


Come visit EGI in the Exhibit Hall and join EGI speakers presenting at this year’s event As AAPG celebrates its 100th anniversary, EGI is proud to celebrate our 45th year of high-caliber energy science. Please join us as we host booth #1613 in the Main Exhibit Hall at the AAPG ACE 2017…

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Milind Deo Selected as SPE Distinguished Lecturer


EGI scientist Professor Milind Deo, Chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Utah, has been selected by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) as a 2017–2018 Distinguished Lecturer (DL). Chosen annually by SPE, Distinguished Lecturers are nominated by their peers to share their extensive knowledge and expertise…

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CA Technical Conference Member Downloads Available Now


This past November, EGI hosted the 2016 Annual Technical Conference and Field Course for CA Members, held for the first time in Houston, TX, at the Halliburton Life Center. Through Halliburton’s generous support, EGI was able to take the Conference to our members and offer this valuable opportunity for learning…

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Now Available: International Workshop Proceedings – Indian Shale Oil and Gas Exploration (January 2016)


EGI is pleased to offer access to International Workshop Proceedings – Indian Shale Oil and Gas Exploration, a review of the one-day workshop on Indian Shale Oil and Gas Exploration, conducted in conjunction with the International Conference on Geosciences and Environment and the 32nd Annual Convention of the Indian Association…

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Associate Professor Brian McPherson Receives $1.3 million USDOE CarbonSAFE Grant Award


The US Department of Energy has announced that EGI and University of Utah USTAR researcher Dr. Brian McPherson has been awarded a $1.3 million U.S. Department of Energy CarbonSAFE award to explore underground CO2 storage. The project “will conduct a high-level sub-basinal evaluation for potential [carbon] storage sites near the…

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Prolonging the UK Oil and Gas Industry


Al Fraser provides insight, expertise to UK House of Commons Panel Discussion In October 2016, the UK House of Commons and the Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain (PESGB) hosted a panel discussion between politicians, academics, industry professionals, and governing bodies to consider ways in which to protect and ensure…

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Understanding Surface Structures through Deep Water Investigation


EGI’s Stuart Simmons joins Alvin for undersea research Descending through darkness to the sea floor, reaching bottom at about 200 m east of the East Pacific Rise ridge axis, researchers aboard the Alvin deep sea submersible dove over 2,500 m this past October, to study the geochemistry and extreme life forms surrounding…

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EGI Oceans Poster Honored for Outstanding Scientific Contribution


This past autumn, Dr. Sudeep Kanungo and the EGI Oceans team were honored with Best Poster Award for outstanding scientific contribution at the 15th Houston Geological Society (HGS-PESGB) Africa Conference (September 12-14, 2016). The team’s poster, titled “Refinements to Chronostratigraphy of the Cretaceous Oceanic Anoxic Events in the Southern South…

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Newly Available Research & Projects


EGI Projects newly available to all members As 2016 came to a close, six new projects were released from their two-year period of confidentiality and are now available to all EGI members for download via EGIconnect. EP00083 International Workshop Proceedings | Indian Shale Oil and Gas Exploration is also available to…

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EGI Staff & Student Publication Updates


EGI Scientists are active researchers, publishing and presenting not only through cost-shared research at EGI, but in peer-reviewed journals, scientific conferences and presentations, and professional organizations. Publications: Jan Goral Goral, J., Miskovic, I., Gelb, J., Marsh, M., 2016. “Correlative X-ray and Electron Microscopy for Multi-scale Characterization of Heterogeneous Shale Reservoir…

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iCORDS Platform – ‘Analytics Ready’ Geoscientific Data for Offshore Oil & Gas Exploration


Originally published on February 2, 2017 at LinkedIn by Matthias Greb, EGI Senior Geologic Advisor Drilling for oil and gas is an expensive endeavor. A dry well represents wasted time and significant financial loss for exploration and production (E&P) companies operating the world's vast offshore areas. With low and unstable…

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Message From the Director


For the first time, EGI’s Corporate Associate (CA) Technical Conference will be held in Houston, TX. As we continue to focus our attention on the high caliber research and innovative services available from EGI, we also recognize the travel and time limitations of concern to EGI members. Being sensitive to…

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2016 EGI Annual Corporate Associate Technical Conference Houston


Make the most of your CA benefits and maximize your investment in EGI products & research services. As a member of EGI, your relationship with the Institute and the resources available with membership give you the power to innovate, maximize efficiency, and reduce costs. EGI can help your company weather the changes in the…

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