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Op-Ed: Obama's big energy choices
President Obama may soon be faced with two of the most vexing and politically charged energy decisions since the 1970s.

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TACC working with oil services company to design safer offshore oil platforms
UT Austin’s Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) played a critical role recently in the redesign of a floating offshore oil platform that is expected to make such platforms more efficient, safer, and better for the environment.

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Texas researchers win DOE grants to study methane hydrates
UT Austin’s Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering Department has received a four-year, $1.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

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UT engineers present on environmental impacts of hydraulic fracturing of shale during AAAS annual meeting
Energy Institute Deputy Director Michael Webber and UT Austin Chemical Engineering Professor David Allen gave presentations to a packed room of scientists, researchers, journalists and others.

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Graduate Portfolio Program in Energy Studies now open
Students interested in understanding the essentials of oil and gas production, transportation fuels and technologies, electricity generation and energy efficiency can now register for the new Graduate Portfolio Program in Energy Studies (GPPES).

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UT Austin to host International carbon capture and storage summer school program for graduate students

By Gary Rasp

UT Austin’s Center for Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering will host a prestigious International Program on Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) this summer.

The intensive, week-long course covers the full chain of CCS, including technical information on capture technologies, storage site selection, capacity and modelling, wellbore integrity and transport, as well as other issues such as regulations, health and safety, and public communication.

 

Texas Advanced Computing Center working with oil services company to design safer offshore oil platforms

UT Austin’s Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) played a critical role recently in the redesign of a floating offshore oil platform that is expected to make such platforms more efficient, safer, and better for the environment.

 

Center for Electromechanics hosts Microgrid RODEO Summit

Some of the world’s leading experts on decentralized power grids gathered in Austin recently to review new research findings and discuss how emerging technologies may fundamentally alter how power is produced, transmitted and consumed in the future.

 

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