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Offshore Drilling: Whither State Influence?

Jan. 12, 2018

The Trump Administration recently announced its intention to consider opening large swaths of the Atlantic, Pacific and eastern Gulf coasts for oil and gas production.

Perry Says NOPR; FERC Says Nope (To Propping Up Coal)

Jan. 8, 2018

Today FERC unanimously terminated the Proposed Rule on Grid Reliability and Resilience Pricing that had been submitted to the commission by the secretary of energy...

UT Energy Week scheduled for January 29 – February 2, 2018

Dec. 18, 2017

Energy experts will explore a range of vital energy issues facing society during the fourth annual UT Energy Week, January 29 – Friday, February 2, 2018...

New agreement between UT Austin and Monterrey Tech paves the way for energy research and educational exchange program

Dec. 18, 2017

UT Austin has formed a new partnership with Monterrey Tech to help develop a reliable, clean, sustainable and affordable electric power sector for Mexico...

Cockrell School of Engineering to lead Petroleum Extension program

Dec. 18, 2017

Texas Engineering Executive Education, a division of UT Austin’s Cockrell School of Engineering, will serve as the new home for the Petroleum Extension (PETEX) program...

UT alumni Jeff and Mindy Hildebrand donate $25 million to Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering

Dec. 18, 2017

A $25 million donation to the UT Austin’s renowned Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering from alumni Jeff and Mindy Hildebrand will provide...

On-campus solar energy data to become available

Dec. 18, 2017

Urban sustainability company Sol Design Lab says it hopes to soon release data from UT’s two solar charging stations on campus to improve energy research...

Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering issues 2017-18 issue of Energy One magazine

Dec. 18, 2017

In keeping with President Gregory Fenves’ characterization of UT Austin as the “university of what’s next,” the Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering has...

UT engineers wrap up groundbreaking research on smart manufacturing

Dec. 18, 2017

A team of UT Austin engineers is completing an $11.3 million project to modernize the U.S. manufacturing industry through development of the first smart manufacturing platform for...

To drive or not to drive, that is the question

Dec. 18, 2017

Two UT researchers have developed a sophisticated economic model and online calculator to help consumers decide if it makes more sense to own a personal vehicle or use ridesharing services...