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EGI Scientists’ presentations featured in AAPG Explorer

EGI Scientists’ presentations featured in AAPG Explorer

EGI scientists Rasoul Sorkhabi, Ph.D., Setoyama, Ph.D., and Palash Panja, Ph.D., were delighted that two of their presentations were featured in the August and September issues of the AAPG Explorer magazine– one on the ranking of US shale plays and the second on the Middle East.

A TRANSFORMATIVE OFFSHORE EXPLORATION TOOL

A TRANSFORMATIVE OFFSHORE EXPLORATION TOOL

We are pleased to announce the recent advancements in EGI’s iCORDS Offshore data platform, a robust solution designed with the core understanding that Big Data provides the competitive advantage in contemporary geoscience and exploration technologies. With over a...

EGI’s Carbon Management team UPDATE

EGI’s Carbon Management team UPDATE

EGI conducts numerous projects in carbon sequestration wherein large amounts of anthropogenic CO₂ emissions are targeted for injection into deep saline aquifers or other suitable geologic formations. EGI's research portfolio on low-carbon technologies includes work in...

EGI Participates at 2023 IMAGE Convention in Houston

EGI Participates at 2023 IMAGE Convention in Houston

The International Meeting on Applied Geoscience Energy organized jointly by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) was held in Houston from 28 August through 1 September in Houston, Texas. This was the...

Geothermal Energy at the U – Past, Present and Future

Geothermal Energy at the U – Past, Present and Future

By: Sarah Buening (Utah FORGE intern) The University of Utah is responsible for operating nearly 300 buildings that support education, healthcare, research and housing. Powering this infrastructure demands a high influx of energy and, indeed, the majority of the U’s...

2023 EGI Annual Technical Conference

2023 EGI Annual Technical Conference

The 2023 Annual EGI Technical Conference will be Sept. 18-21, 2023 The Energy & Geoscience Institute (EGI) at the University of Utah has been serving the energy industry for over 50 years. On September 18, 2023, we will kick off our Annual EGI Technical Conference...

Message from the Director | Sept. 2023

Message from the Director | Sept. 2023

As we step into the latter part of 2023, I'm pleased to share with you a series of accomplishments and developments that mark significant milestones in EGI's ongoing journey. It's been an eventful year for us, replete with achievements, collaborations, and forward...

Remembering Dr. Philip Wannamaker and Richard Esser

Remembering Dr. Philip Wannamaker and Richard Esser

Dr. Philip Ein Wannamaker | 1954 - 2022 EGI lost a friend and a brilliant scientist. On August 22nd, Phil Wannamaker suffered heart failure while presenting his scientific findings on UtahFORGE while on a Zoom call and died at EGI. Rather than paraphrase his Obituary,...

U.S. Secretary of Energy visits UTAH FORGE TEAM

U.S. Secretary of Energy visits UTAH FORGE TEAM

University of Utah civil and environmental engineering research professor Joseph Moore (left to right), U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm and Utah Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson visit the campus Feb. 8 to discuss progress on the FORGE geothermal laboratory. (Photos credit: Eric Larson, FlashPoint SLC.)

C/2022 E3 (ZTF): A VISITOR FROM THE LAST ICE AGE

C/2022 E3 (ZTF): A VISITOR FROM THE LAST ICE AGE

Photo: Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF) passing close to NGC2591, December 27th, 2022. BY BRYONY RICHARDS, Ph.D. During the Upper Paleolithic, some 50,000 years ago, the Earth was still in a glacial period; megafauna (think Dire wolves, Smilodon, and Megatherium) roamed the...

EGI’s Carbon Management team update

EGI’s Carbon Management team update

Above photo: The Carbon Science and Research Initiative on a field trip in the northern sector of the Paradox Basin, near Moab, Utah. EGI’s Carbon Management team led by Dr. Brian McPherson was recently awarded over $8 million dollars of US Department of Energy (DOE)...

Utah FORGE UPDATE | February 2023

Utah FORGE UPDATE | February 2023

Recently, the U.S. Department of Energy expanded its series of Energy Earthshots to “accelerate breakthroughs of more abundant, affordable, and reliable clean energy solutions within the decade.” The Enhanced Geothermal Shot, aims to reduce the cost of Enhanced...

EGI 50th Anniversary

EGI 50th Anniversary

Over 200 guests attended the EGI 50th banquet EGI 50th anniversary banquet at Rice Eccles Stadium, University of Utah. Rich Esser accepting an award presented by Dr. Milind Deo and Dr. Brian McPherson Last September, EGI hosted past and present Corporate Associate...

Has your company joined iCORDS Offshore?

Has your company joined iCORDS Offshore?

iCORDS Offshore is EGI’s data analytics service integrating geoscience data on offshore basins and wells. The data have been harvested from various sources including DSDP-ODP-IODP and agencies from the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Norway, and Australia....

Paradox Field Trip – November, 2022

Paradox Field Trip – November, 2022

The Carbon Science and Research Initiative of the Energy and Geoscience Institute, University of Utah, attended a geology field trip in the northern sector of the Paradox Basin, near Moab, Utah. Addressing current research in unconventional oil and gas reservoirs, and...