Message from the Director


As we welcome the New Year and reflect on the successes and challenges of the previous, I am reminded of how fortunate we are at EGI to work with so many exceptional corporate partners, researchers, and affiliate scientists and institutions worldwide. Through the challenges of the past year, we have been heartened by the response from our members, even as you tightened belts and shifted priorities in service of your business and your industry. As EGI has worked to become even more effective and more efficient along with you, we recognize also that meeting the needs of our members is ever more crucial in this challenging environment. Working together, and listening to your needs, EGI has strived to enhance our services, refine our research outlook, and create more ways to meet the vital needs of our members’ business. In an industry climate of challenge, the benefits of your EGI membership are more important than ever.

Need it Now? Immediate Access:

Use EGIconnect to access immediately available data, including more than 760 research reports available unrestricted to all members, 13,000+ technical documents, 4,000+ wells & logs, and 350,00+ KM of 2D seismic exploration data. This is vital information and data available to members with no waiting, 24/7/365. Save time and staff resources that might otherwise be committed to data gathering and research by making use of EGI’s unparalleled library of resources.

World Class Experts & Analysis:

Make use of your member benefits. You are entitled to 10 complimentary sample analyses using the HAWKTM Analyzer or 10 complimentary sample analyses X-Ray, QEMSCAN®, or SEM. If more insight or deeper analysis is need after sample completion, members can consider peer assist or individually supported research.

Ongoing Training & Education*:

EGI membership includes one week of instructional services and training provided by leading experts in the fields of geology, geochemistry, and engineering. With a variety of formats and options tailored to your company’s training needs, your staff can gain Professional Education Units—awarded through the University of Utah, or professional development hours awarded through your organization.

*With changes at many companies, EGI can help fill the gaps in training and education. Companies can use EGI conducted training to fulfill in-country training obligations as well.

Cost-shared Research:

EGI researchers continue to collaborate with our member companies to design group-sponsored, cost-shared research projects that bring proven, high value knowledge to your company at a fraction of the cost. Sponsoring companies have the unique opportunity to shape the project and gain independent insights, interpretations, and evaluations of company-specific questions.

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