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Message from the Director
Message from the Director

By EGI in News

Greetings, friends and colleagues. 2022 has been an eventful year in the energy industry. The pandemic has continued to affect all aspects…
(July 15th, 2022)

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Register for EGI’s 2022 Corporate Associates Technical Conference and 50th Anniversary Celebration
Register for EGI’s 2022 Corporate Associates Technical Conference and 50th Anniversary Celebration

By EGI in News

Registration is open for the 2022 Corporate Associates Technical Conference for our corporate collaborators. The conference is now scheduled…
(July 12th, 2022)

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EGI at 50 Years
EGI at 50 Years

By EGI in News

The Energy & Geoscience Institute (EGI) is one of the world’s largest university-hosted, cost-shared energy research consortia. Its history…
(July 11th, 2022)

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Leading Publications Cover Utah FORGE’s Scientific Breakthroughs in EGS
Leading Publications Cover Utah FORGE’s Scientific Breakthroughs in EGS

By EGI in News

The Utah Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (Utah FORGE), was recently profiled in two national publications. Utah FORGE…
(July 10th, 2022)

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June update from Utah FORGE
June update from Utah FORGE

By EGI in News

The Utah FORGE research team has achieved yet another major milestone in advancing enhanced geothermal system technologies with the…
(July 7th, 2022)

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EGI in North Africa - First Steps in International Oil & Gas Exploration
EGI in North Africa - First Steps in International Oil & Gas Exploration

By EGI in News

In the early 1970s, the University of South Carolina formed the Earth Sciences & Resources Institute (ESRI), part of which would become EGI…
(July 6th, 2022)

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EGI Directors Tribute
EGI Directors Tribute

By EGI in News

William Kanes (ESRI Director, 1972-1996; EGI Director, 1996-1999) William Kanes became ESRI’s first director in 1973. Through ESRI’s…
(July 5th, 2022)

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Geoscience - What remains to be discovered?
Geoscience - What remains to be discovered?

By EGI in News

Geoscience studies Earth as a whole, unified planetary system. To do this, over the past two centuries, geoscientists developed various…
(July 4th, 2022)

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EGI Unveils Updated Corporate Associates Benefits Package
EGI Unveils Updated Corporate Associates Benefits Package

By EGI in News

EGI is rising to meet the new needs of the energy industry. For 50 years, more than 170 corporate associate members have been a cornerstone…
(July 3rd, 2022)

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The University of Utah Research Institute (UURI) - Geothermal Leader and Research Hub in the Intermountain West
The University of Utah Research Institute (UURI) - Geothermal Leader and Research Hub in the Intermountain West

By EGI in News

In 1972, the University of Utah opened a new institute dedicated to meet growing demands for research from industry, primarily in geothermal…
(July 2nd, 2022)

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Publication Updates Q2 2022
Publication Updates Q2 2022

By EGI in News

EGI Scientists are active researchers, publishing and presenting not only through cost-shared research at EGI, but in peer-reviewed journals…
(July 1st, 2022)

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New Discoveries link Carbon Dioxide and Increased Magma Flow in Mt. Erebus
New Discoveries link Carbon Dioxide and Increased Magma Flow in Mt. Erebus

By EGI in News

A new research study by EGI Research Professor Dr. Phil Wannamaker and collaborators from the University of Utah and the University of…
(June 28th, 2022)

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Dr. Tony Dore Accepts Editorial Position at New Structural Geology Journal Tektonika
Dr. Tony Dore Accepts Editorial Position at New Structural Geology Journal Tektonika

By EGI in News

EGI’s Global Chief Scientist Dr. Tony Dore has joined the executive editorial group of a brand-new peer-reviewed journal in structural…
(June 27th, 2022)

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Dr. Sudeep Kanungo Selected for AAAS Fellowship in the U.S. Department of Energy
Dr. Sudeep Kanungo Selected for AAAS Fellowship in the U.S. Department of Energy

By EGI in News

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has bestowed a 2022-23 Science & Technology Policy Fellowship (STPF) to Dr…
(June 25th, 2022)

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Message from the Director
Message from the Director

By EGI in News

Greetings from EGI. We are three months in to 2022, and already this year promises several exciting developments for the institute. 2022 is…
(April 8th, 2022)

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Announcing EGI’s 50th Anniversary
Announcing EGI’s 50th Anniversary

By EGI in News

Did you know that the Energy & Geoscience Institute (EGI) has been serving the energy industry for 50 years? In 1972, the University of Utah…
(April 7th, 2022)

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Save the Date - EGI's Corporate Associates Technical Conference and 50th Anniversary Celebration
Save the Date - EGI's Corporate Associates Technical Conference and 50th Anniversary Celebration

By EGI in News

Save the date for two exciting events happening at EGI this September! EGI is holding the 2022 Corporate Associates Technical Conference for…
(April 5th, 2022)

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Save the Date for IMAGE 2022 in Houston, Texas
Save the Date for IMAGE 2022 in Houston, Texas

By EGI in News

Join us in Houston during IMAGE 2022 scheduled for Aug. 28-Sept. 2, 2022. EGI will be in-person as we celebrate the return to engaging face…
(April 4th, 2022)

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Global Critical Minerals Database - EGI’s New Initiative
Global Critical Minerals Database - EGI’s New Initiative

By EGI in News

Critical elements and strategic minerals are increasingly becoming a hot topic for research and development as well as for exploration and…
(April 2nd, 2022)

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Update from Utah FORGE
Update from Utah FORGE

By EGI in News

Utah FORGE has made impressive advances in developing Enhanced Geothermal System technologies. The successful drilling and completion of its…
(April 1st, 2022)

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Welcome Kody Powell as EGI Affiliate Faculty
Welcome Kody Powell as EGI Affiliate Faculty

By EGI in News

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Kody Powell has joined EGI as affiliate faculty. Powell is an assistant professor with the University of…
(March 28th, 2022)

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Sudeep Kanungo on His Professional Journey and Career Development
Sudeep Kanungo on His Professional Journey and Career Development

By EGI in News

In February 2022, EGI Research Associate & Associate Adjunct Professor Sudeep Kanungo sat down with The Interview Portal, an organization…
(March 26th, 2022)

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From Edinburgh to Salt Lake City - Archibald Geikie’s Travels in the American West, 1879
From Edinburgh to Salt Lake City - Archibald Geikie’s Travels in the American West, 1879

By EGI in News

In 2016, Jonathan Craig, EGI Advisory Board Chairman, informed Rasoul Sorkhabi, EGI Research Professor, of the eminent British geologist…
(March 25th, 2022)

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Publication Updates Q1 2022
Publication Updates Q1 2022

By EGI in News

EGI Scientists are active researchers, publishing and presenting not only through cost-shared research at EGI, but in peer-reviewed journals…
(March 21st, 2022)

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Announcing Milind Deo as Next EGI Director
Announcing Milind Deo as Next EGI Director

By EGI in News

EGI and the University of Utah are delighted to announce Dr. Milind Deo, Peter D. and Catherine R. Meldrum Endowed Professor of Chemical…
(November 19th, 2021)

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EGI Hosts Virtual Corporate Associate Technical Conference
EGI Hosts Virtual Corporate Associate Technical Conference

By EGI in News

On May 18-19, 2021, EGI hosted its first-ever virtual Corporate Associate Technical Conference. EGI scientists shared updates, developments…
(November 18th, 2021)

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Word from the PI of the Utah FORGE project, Dr. Joseph Moore
Word from the PI of the Utah FORGE project, Dr. Joseph Moore

By EGI in News

The past few months have seen significant drilling activity at the Utah FORGE site. You can check out the newest Utah FORGE video…
(November 17th, 2021)

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The Permian-Triassic transition - How the world’s largest known volcanic event helped create the world’s largest delta
The Permian-Triassic transition - How the world’s largest known volcanic event helped create the world’s largest delta

By EGI in News

EGI’s Tony Doré has been cooperating with a team of researchers led by Dr. Albina Gilmullina of Bergen University, Norway, to look into…
(November 16th, 2021)

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EGI Participates at 2021 IMAGE Convention in Denver
EGI Participates at 2021 IMAGE Convention in Denver

By EGI in News

In conjunction with SEG and SEPM, AAPG hosted the first-ever IMAGE (International Meeting for Applied Geoscience & Energy) convention on…
(November 15th, 2021)

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EGIconnect is Moving to ArcGIS Online Hosting

By EGI in News

EGIconnect is EGI’s service for corporate associate members that provides access to hundreds of EGI scientific reports, seismic images, well…
(November 14th, 2021)

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Phil Wannamaker Elected to IRIS Board of Directors
Phil Wannamaker Elected to IRIS Board of Directors

By EGI in News

Dr. Phil Wannamaker Research Professor and member of the Utah FORGE team, was elected as a member of the Incorporated Research Institutions…
(November 13th, 2021)

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EGI Welcomes New Staff
EGI Welcomes New Staff

By EGI in News

2021 has been a dynamic year for EGI as we welcome several new staff members. These individuals bring decades of collective experience in…
(November 12th, 2021)

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Publication Updates Q4 2021
Publication Updates Q4 2021

By EGI in News

EGI Scientists are active researchers, publishing and presenting not only through cost-shared research at EGI, but in peer-reviewed journals…
(November 11th, 2021)

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Dr. Raymond A. Levey Retires
Dr. Raymond A. Levey Retires

By EGI in News

A Legacy of Service, Innovation, and Dedication On January 1, 2021, EGI bid farewell to long-time EGI Director Dr. Raymond Levey. Ray…
(January 20th, 2021)

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Utah Forge Drills First of Two Deep Wells
Utah Forge Drills First of Two Deep Wells

By EGI in News

Reaching a milestone in its mission to prove a replicable, commercial pathway to EGS (Enhanced or Engineered Geothermal Systems), the Utah…
(January 19th, 2021)

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EGI Carbon Management Group Project & Research Updates
EGI Carbon Management Group Project & Research Updates

By EGI in News

Paradox Basin Test Well Updates A 9,745 ft deep stratigraphic test well for the EGI Carbon Management Group’s Department of Energy-sponsored…
(January 18th, 2021)

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Geoscience from Superbasins to Shale Sweetpots
Geoscience from Superbasins to Shale Sweetpots

By EGI in News

Dr. Rasoul Sorkhabi Interviewed in AAPG Explorer The January and December 2020 issues of the AAPG Explorer published featured interviews…
(January 17th, 2021)

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Newly Measured Outcrops Allow for Updated Biostratigraphy of Cauvery Basin
Newly Measured Outcrops Allow for Updated Biostratigraphy of Cauvery Basin

By EGI in News

Dr. Sudeep Kanungo describes his recently published research, adding to our understanding of Cauvery Basin geology. Why we did it? The…
(January 16th, 2021)

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Dr. Joe Moore at Utah Governor’s Economic and Energy Summit
Dr. Joe Moore at Utah Governor’s Economic and Energy Summit

By EGI in News

On October 26, EGI Research Professor and Utah FORGE Managing PI Dr. Joseph Moore spoke to the Utah Governor’s Economic and Energy Summit as…
(January 15th, 2021)

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Save the Date for AAPG ACE 2021 in Denver, Colorado
Save the Date for AAPG ACE 2021 in Denver, Colorado

By EGI in News

EGI is looking forward and planning for AAPG ACE 2021. Save the date now, and plan to meet EGI in Denver. Whether we’re on-line or on-site…
(January 14th, 2021)

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The Little Plant that Could - The Azolla Story
The Little Plant that Could - The Azolla Story

By EGI in News

How Exploration for Oil Beneath the Arctic Revealed a Surprising Key to Our Climate Past, and Possibly, the Future At the Intersection of…
(January 13th, 2021)

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2020 Governor’s Energy Pioneer Awards
2020 Governor’s Energy Pioneer Awards

By EGI in News

Last fall, just before his 2020 retirement, former EGI Director Raymond Levey was awarded the Utah Governor’s Office of Energy Development…
(January 12th, 2021)

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EGI Staff & Affiliate Scientist Publication Updates
EGI Staff & Affiliate Scientist Publication Updates

By EGI in News

EGI Scientists are active researchers, publishing and presenting not only through cost-shared research at EGI, but in peer-reviewed journals…
(January 11th, 2021)

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Message from the Director
Message from the Director

By EGI in News

As we’re looking into Quarter 4 and the home stretch of 2020, there’s very little that turned out how we could have predicted on January…
(September 21st, 2020)

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Connect with EGI at the AAPG ACE 2020 Virtual Conference!
Connect with EGI at the AAPG ACE 2020 Virtual Conference!

By EGI in News

The postponed AAPG ACE 2020 is on for September 29 – October 1! This year’s conference is being held all on-line and EGI is looking forward…
(September 20th, 2020)

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Core through Pore: EGI Research Services Available to Members
Core through Pore: EGI Research Services Available to Members

By EGI in News

EGI’s Research Service Capabilities, encompassed under the term Core through Pore™, include techniques related to petrology, geochemistry…
(September 19th, 2020)

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New Research Opportunity: Red Sea and Gulf of Suez Basins Research in Development
New Research Opportunity: Red Sea and Gulf of Suez Basins Research in Development

By EGI in News

In recent years, there has been a renewed interest in petroleum exploration in the Red Sea Basin, both because of its infrastructures…
(September 17th, 2020)

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New Ways to Learn from EGI: Thematic and Project Videos Available
New Ways to Learn from EGI: Thematic and Project Videos Available

By EGI in News

Home to leading experts in the fields of geology, geophysics, geochemistry, and engineering, EGI is your source for high-quality, scientific…
(September 16th, 2020)

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New Research Publication from EGI India Research Consortium
New Research Publication from EGI India Research Consortium

By EGI in News

Hot off the press! EGI is pleased and proud to share the publication of a recent paper on India shales by EGI staff and affiliate scientists…
(September 15th, 2020)

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EGI Carbon Management Group Selects Site for Cleaner-production Test Well
EGI Carbon Management Group Selects Site for Cleaner-production Test Well

By EGI in News

Zephyr Energy Site chosen for Paradox Basin Test Well in DOE backed project to test optimization analyses for more focused, efficient, and…
(September 14th, 2020)

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On-line Presentations and Events are Gaining Momentum
On-line Presentations and Events are Gaining Momentum

By EGI in News

As the world has begun to adapt to the new reality of virtual meetings and education delivery, EGI and the energy industry have stepped-up…
(September 13th, 2020)

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Weathering the Storm
Weathering the Storm

By EGI in News

Weathering the Storm GeoCareers Presentation to the Geological Society of America with Reginal Spiller EGI Affiliate Scientist Reginal…
(September 12th, 2020)

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Petroleum Geoscience and the New Energy Reality
Petroleum Geoscience and the New Energy Reality

By EGI in News

On June 10, Tony delivered a presentation at the on-line Subsurface Energy Webinar – Transition to Clean Growth presented by ReFINE at the…
(September 11th, 2020)

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Chronostratigraphic Applications of the Composite Standard Database
Chronostratigraphic Applications of the Composite Standard Database

By EGI in News

1. Introduction The graphic correlation method using the composite standard database is a technologically advanced bio-chronostratigraphic…
(January 20th, 2018)

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Understanding Surface Structures through Deep Water Investigation
Understanding Surface Structures through Deep Water Investigation

By EGI in News

EGI’s Stuart Simmons joins Alvin for undersea research Descending through darkness to the sea floor, reaching bottom at about 200 m east of…
(March 1st, 2017)

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

By EGI in News

EGI is pleased to offer access to International Workshop Proceedings – Indian Shale Oil and Gas Exploration, a review of the one-day…
(January 20th, 2016)

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