Welcome to the Center for Subsurface Energy and the Environment

Hugh Daigle

Webinar with Ryosuke Okuno

Friday, June 4, 2021, 12pm - 1pm
Novel Wettability Modifiers to Improve Oil Recovery from Tight/Shale Reservoirs

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Industrial Affiliates Projects Spotlight

Digital Reservoir Characterization Technology (DIRECT)

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Researcher Profile

Yingda Lu, Assistant Professor

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Research Highlights


Yingda Lu, Assistant Professor, is receiving the SPE Regional Production and Operations Award in the Southwestern North America Region.

The Production and Operations Award of the Society of Petroleum Engineers recognizes outstanding achievement or contributions to the advancement of petroleum engineering in the area of production and operations technology.

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Deborah Hempel-Medina has been selected to receive a Transformational Online Instruction Contributions (TONIC) Award

These awards are intended to recognize professional (non-tenure-track) instructional faculty and staff who have demonstrated exceptional creativity and rapid innovation in our hybrid and online instruction. Deborah’s efforts have made an extraordinary and positive impact on students and the university during a challenging year. This program is sponsored and funded in partnership with the Provost’s Office. Deborah will be invited to participate in a panel presentation for the Faculty Innovation Center’s Technology-Enhanced Learning Symposium in May 2021.

Hildebrand Department recognized as No. 1 graduate Petroleum Engineering program in the country by U.S. News & World Report

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The widely respected QS World University Rankings by Subject ranked UT’s petroleum engineering program 2nd in the world for the second year in a row.

Important attributes that contributed to this ranking were overall reputation and research citation rates.

UT News Article

QS World University Rankings for Engineering - Petroleum 2021 | Top Universities

DOE Awards $46 Million for Geothermal Initiative Projects with Potential to Power Millions of U.S. Homes

Professor Mukul Sharma is The Univeristy of Texas at Austin recipient.

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Texas Poised to Become Leader in Hydrogen Production, Energy and Policy Leaders Say

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Heterogeneity in deep-water deposits: Implications for subsurface characterization and prediction

Dr. Jacob A. Covault, Senior Research Scientist, Bureau of Economic Geology
Bureau of Economic Geology Seminar
Friday, May 14, 2021, 9:00 am – 10:00 am Central

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Novel Wettability Modifiers to Improve Oil Recovery from Tight/Shale Reservoirs

Ryosuke Okuno
CSEE Webinar
Friday, June 4, 2021, 12 – 1pm
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