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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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Pre-Conference Field Course: Petroleum Systems of the Cretaceous Platform, Onshore Gulf of Mexico


Optional Field Course | 4–6 November Petroleum Systems of the Cretaceous Platform, Onshore Gulf of Mexico Field Course Leader: W. Lansing ‘Lans’ Taylor As part of the 2016 EGI Corporate Affiliates Annual Meeting, we are pleased to offer a pre-conference two-day field trip to view ‘Petroleum Systems of the Cretaceous…

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BREAKING NEWS – EGI Selected for Phase 2 of FORGE Geothermal Project


DOE announces $29 Million National Investment August 31, 2016 Clean, safe, renewable energy took a great step forward today as the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that EGI has been selected as one of only two research sites nationally to move forward in Phase 2 of DOE’s Frontier Observatory…

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Raft River Geothermal Success Story Marks Breakthrough in Commercializing EGS Technology


The Raft River Enhanced Geothermal System (EGS) Demonstration Project is considered by DOE to be one of their major geothermal success stories and is one of the few EGS successes worldwide. In collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO), EGI and the University of Utah are…

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Reducing Gas Flaring in Oil Production from Shales


The rapid pace of oil & gas development in the United States over the last decade has outpaced the technologies and infrastructure available to mitigate many of the potentially polluting byproducts associated with production. For example, the “main production target in [the Bakken Formation and Eagle Ford Formation] is liquid…

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Egypt Far Western Desert Basins Petroleum Charge System as Defined by Oil Chemistry and Unmixing Analysis


EGI Senior Geologic Advisor Matthias Greb recently published new research on Egypt’s far Western Desert Basins, along with co-authors Michael A. Abrams, James W. Collister, and Melissa Thompson. The article appears in Marine and Petroleum Geology and is available at ScienceDirect.com. Abstract Source rock analysis and maturity modeling in Egypt's…

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Free Georeferenced Offshore News Now Available Through iCORDS™ E&P Insights


Originally published on Linked In, May 31, 2016 by EGI Senior Geologic Advisor, Matthias Greb. iCORDS provides access to offshore petroleum exploration data curated from scientific ocean drilling programs such as DSDP, ODP, and IODP as well as seismic data from NGDC. All data is presented in a geographical context and is "analytics-ready"…

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Wallace G. Dow Leaves A Legacy Of Contribution And Dedication


In June this year, EGI lost a friend and valuable contributor to the world of geoscience research. Wallace “Wally” G. Dow (1937-2016) was a pioneering scientist who helped lead revolutionary advances in our understanding of petroleum geochemistry and source rocks. His work and continued contributions to the study of source…

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Dr. Arnis Judzis Receives SPE Distinguished Service Award


EGI extends hearty congratulations to Dr. Arnis Judzis for his recent selection as arecipient of the SPE Distinguished Service Award. The SPE Distinguished Service Award recognizes contributions to the Society that exhibit such exceptional devotion of time, effort, thought, and action as to set them apart from other contributions. Arnis’s…

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Recently Published and Updated Publications, Presentations by EGI Staff


Technical Media EGI Publications Update EGI Scientists are active researchers, publishing and presenting not only through cost-shared research at EGI, but in peer reviewed journals, scientific conferences and presentation, and professional organizations. This article is the first in a series in which we will share recently published papers and presentations.…

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Op-Ed: University of Utah Petroleum Engineering M.S. Student Offers Reflection, Advice to Students


In this issue of ASK EGI, we welcome an editorial contribution from University of Utah M.S. in Petroleum Engineering graduate student, James (Jimmy) Schloss. Jimmy completed an M.S. in Geological Engineering at the University of Utah in August 2013 and will complete an M.S. in Petroleum Engineering in the fall…

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DEMETER New Energy joins EGI


Chinese Geothermal Energy Company adds to EGI CA Membership EGI recently added Zhengzhou DEMETER New Energy Technology Co. Ltd. to our outstanding group of Corporate Associate members. In a signing ceremony on August 10, EGI Director Raymond Levey, along with China Program Development Coordinator Shu Jiang and EGI Geothermal Group…

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Q3 and Q4 Project Status Updates


Project Status Changes Since May 1, 2016 EGI research projects are dynamic works, continually moving through their life cycle, with new projects being released from their confidentiality period each quarter. Below is a list of projects whose status have changed since the last publication of ASK EGI.  Click on the link…

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