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For the past five years, biochemist Zac Hildenbrand has investigated potential links between unconventional drilling and water quality, collecting thousands of samples throughout the major shale plays in Texas.
“Pemex today in many ways is a company that in the U.S. would be bankrupt,” said Jorge Piñon, who heads the University of Texas’ Latin American energy program.
American’s views on climate change and other hot-button energy and environment topics are still closely tied to their political affiliation, with 90 percent of Democrats saying climate change is occurring compared to just 59 percent of Republicans in a new UT Energy Poll.
The latest bust and tumbling crude prices are now pinching off the largesse that helps this university and others in oil-rich states afford what they want when state budgets are straitened, which is especially the case now.
A pro-industry group is firing back at calls by environmental advocates to restrict drilling on university lands in Texas, arguing that oil and gas revenue has provided massive financial support for the University of Texas and Texas A&M.
SAN ANTONIO — Drilling and hydraulic fracturing in more than 4,000 wells on University of Texas lands in West Texas have created environmental and health risks, according to a report released Tuesday. The report by Environment Texas Research and Policy Center and Frontier Group asks the UT system to study best practices around the country […]
Mexico is opening its oil and gas fields to foreign investment for the first time in decades – a potential business bonanza for companies that can navigate the changes.
With fuel costs plummeting alongside the collapse in crude oil, more Americans feel they’re getting a fair price at the gasoline pump now than at any time since late 2011.
College seniors hoping to start careers in the energy sector are worrying about their job prospects now that crude oil prices continue to fall.
The report highlights conflicting estimates about the long-term viability of increasing natural gas production, and warns that acting on the assumption natural gas will always be cheap may not be ideal.