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  • Bureau of Economic Geology
    Store Bureau List of Publications Bureau Annual Reports JSG Newsletter BEG Directorate Research Staff Support Staff Visiting Scientists Complete BEG Staff List Employment Opportunities BEG Visiting Committee Recent News Calendar Media Contacts News Archive Information Resources Educational Resources The Bureau Resource Center Publications Links Presentations Presentation Archives BEG Media Center BEG Seminar Schedule BEG home November 13 2015 Bureau Senior Research Scientist J P Nicot was honored for his election as a Geological Society of America GSA Fellow at the group s annual convention in Baltimore on November 1 The select membership recognizes distinguished contributions to the geosciences through such avenues as publications and applied research Nicot was noted for his oft cited and substantial body of published research on greenhouse gases and climate change energy security and sustainability of water resources including Evaluation of large scale CO 2 storage on fresh water sections of aquifers an example from the Texas Gulf Coast Basin and Water use for shale gas production in Texas US On September 19 the STARR Group at the Bureau of Economic Geology in conjunction with the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies GCAGS gave an all day workshop on the Woodbine Group and Eagle Ford Shale

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  • Bureau of Economic Geology General Information
    MSRL QCL RCRL TCCS UT GeoFluids SEM Laboratory Publication sales Peer reviewed Publications Peer reviewed Publications Search BEG Online Publications Store Bureau List of Publications Bureau Annual Reports JSG Newsletter BEG Directorate Research Staff Support Staff Visiting Scientists Complete BEG Staff List Employment Opportunities BEG Visiting Committee Recent News Calendar Media Contacts News Archive Information Resources Educational Resources The Bureau Resource Center Publications Links Presentations Presentation Archives BEG Media Center BEG Seminar Schedule BEG home November 13 2015 Established in 1909 the Bureau of Economic Geology in the Jackson School of Geosciences is the oldest and second largest organized research unit at The University of Texas at Austin In addition to functioning as the State Geological Survey of Texas the Bureau conducts research focusing on the intersection of energy the environment and the economy where significant advances are being made tackling tough problems globally The Bureau partners with federal state and local agencies academic institutions industry nonprofit organizations and foundations to conduct high quality research and disseminate the results to the scientific and engineering communities as well as to the broad public Bureau researchers spearhead basic and applied research projects around the world among them research in energy resources and economics coastal and environmental studies land resources and use geologic and mineral mapping hydrogeology geochemistry and subsurface nanotechnology The Bureau provides technical educational advisory and publicly accessible information via a myriad of media forms to Texas the nation and the world Talented people are the Bureau of Economic Geology s formula for success Our staff of over 250 includes scientists engineers economists and graduate students representing 27 countries often working in integrated multi disciplinary research teams The Bureau s facilities and state of the art equipment are world class and include more than fifteen individual laboratories hosting researchers investigating everything

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  • Bureau of Economic Geology Contact Information
    Visiting Scientists Complete BEG Staff List Employment Opportunities BEG Visiting Committee Recent News Calendar Media Contacts News Archive Information Resources Educational Resources The Bureau Resource Center Publications Links Presentations Presentation Archives BEG Media Center BEG Seminar Schedule BEG home November 13 2015 Main Facilities Austin General Information Telephone 512 471 1534 Fax 512 471 0140 e mail begmail beg utexas edu Mail Bureau of Economic Geology The University of Texas at Austin University Station Box X Austin TX 78713 8924 Shipping Bureau of Economic Geology The University of Texas at Austin 10100 Burnet Rd Bldg 130 Austin TX 78758 4445 Core Research Center CRC James Donnelly Telephone 512 471 0402 james donnelly beg utexas edu K 12 Education and Outreach Programs Linda McCall Telephone 512 471 0320 linda mccall beg utexas edu Geology Public Information Linda McCall Telephone 512 471 0320 linda mccall beg utexas edu Geophysical Log Facility Daniel Ortuño Telephone 512 471 7139 daniel ortuno beg utexas edu Web site Scott Rodgers Telephone 512 471 2949 scott rodgers beg utexas edu Gift Information Julie Duiker Telephone 512 471 0116 julie duiker beg utexas edu Publications Amanda Masterson Telephone 512 471 7144 amanda masterson beg utexas edu Facilities Houston

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  • Bureau of Economic Geology Facilities
    Publications Bureau Annual Reports JSG Newsletter BEG Directorate Research Staff Support Staff Visiting Scientists Complete BEG Staff List Employment Opportunities BEG Visiting Committee Recent News Calendar Media Contacts News Archive Information Resources Educational Resources The Bureau Resource Center Publications Links Presentations Presentation Archives BEG Media Center BEG Seminar Schedule BEG home November 13 2015 Austin Core Research Center The Austin Core Research Center CRC located adjacent to Bureau headquarters is the Bureau s main core repository for core and rock material donated to the University More than 500 000 boxes of core and cuttings from wells drilled throughout Texas the U S and the world Public facilities include core examination layout rooms and processing rooms for slabbing core Nominal fees are charged to rent table space and to view core Other services are available upon request more Houston Research Center Located on the west side of Houston Texas six miles north of I 10 and two miles south of U S Highway 290 this state of the art climate controlled facility is equipped to permanently store and curate over 500 000 boxes of geologic core and cuttings Tthe HRC complex has offices laboratories and a well lit core layout room available for visiting scientists There are also two conference rooms to accommodate guests attending short courses and seminars more Midland Core Research Center The Midland Core Research Center MCRC contains nearly 500 000 boxes of core and cuttings available for public viewing and research Midland Austin and Houston core facilities have combined holdings of nearly 2 million boxes of geologic material The MCRC maintains a card catalog inventory listing Section Township and Range for rock material stored in this facility Public facilities include core examination layout rooms and processing rooms for slabbing core Other services available upon request more Devine

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  • Bureau of Economic Geology Maps and Directions
    Media Center BEG Seminar Schedule BEG home November 13 2015 J J Pickle Research Campus PRC Note The directions given below lead you to the visitor s entrance of UT s J J Pickle Research Campus at 10100 Burnet Road Regular business hours are from 6am until 6pm Mondays through Fridays All visitors must sign in at the Guard Station at this location The guard can give you further directions to BEG if you need them From IH 35 s Braker exit Go west on Braker continuing past Lamar and Metric to the Burnet Road intersection Turn left onto Burnet Road and proceed approximately 25 miles to the visitor s entrance of the J J Pickle Research Campus on the right Distance from IH 35 is about 4 miles 6 km Traveltime from Austin Bergtrom Airport is about 30 minutes to an hour From MoPac s Loop 1 Braker exit Go east on Braker Lane and turn right onto Burnet Road Proceed approximately 25 miles to the J J Pickle Research Campus visitor s entrance and turn right Proceed to the guardhouse to sign in From Highway 183 South Coming from the South take the Burnet Road exit and turn right onto Burnet Road Proceed approximately 5 miles to the J J Pickle Research Campus visitor s entrance on the left Travel time from Austin Bergstrom Airport is about 25 to 45 minutes From Highway 183 North Coming from the North take the Burnet Road exit and turn left under the freeway Proceed approximately 5 miles to the J J Pickle Research Campus visitor s entrance on the left From Loop 360 Capital of Texas Highway Loop 360 Capital of Texas Highway deadends into the MoPac access road go north left at this intersection and follow the exit to Braker

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  • Bureau of Economic Geology
    BEG Media Center BEG Seminar Schedule BEG home November 13 2015 The Bureau of Economic Geology functions as the State Geological Survey of Texas In service to the citizens of Texas the Resource Center provides geologic information to the geoscience community educators and the public The Resource Center is open weekdays from 8 00 a m to 5 00 p m and includes the Public Information Office Bookstore The Bureau Store Geophysical Log Facility GLF Map Room Texana Library Resource Center Staff right to left Linda Ruiz McCall Information Geologist and Resource Center Manager Bill Molthen Temporary Assistant now at CRC Daniel Ortuño Geophysical Log Facility Manager Dennis Campa Administrative Associate Amanda Masterson Manager The Bureau Store Bureau Publications The Bureau Store BEG s Bookstore is a portal to Bureau geoscience research and service providing courteous prompt and accurate order fulfillment information and referrals to subject experts We sell more than 1 900 books maps CD DVD s and Central Texas Rock Kits which are produced by the staff of the Bureau of Economic Geology We also sell publications issued by UT s Texas Memorial Museum the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies GCAGS and several of its member geological societies and the Gulf Coast Section of SEPM GCSSEPM along with Bureau caps and shirts Geophysical Log Facility GLF The Geophysical Log Facility GLF is the official well log repository for the Railroad Commission of Texas which by law receives a copy of geophysical logs from every new deepened or plugged well drilled in Texas since September 1985 An estimated 1 5 million logs including the RRC collection donated logs from industry and logs used in BEG research projects are archived in the GLF Other datasets available include historical well records and scout tickets from thousands of Texas wells Well

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  • Bureau of Economic Geology Employment Opportunities
    the base of fresh water and contributing to potential aquifer storage and recovery projects Essential Functions Perform original and independent research in aquifer reservoir characterization for water resources and energy production purposes including wire line log and production data interpretation Compare downhole logs with core samples including familiarity with describing rocks Perform resistivity logging for qualitative assessments of brackish water resources More advanced petrophysical capabilities preferred Prepare quantitative static models subsurface correlation networks and subsurface mapping using software such as Petra Familiarity with Arc GIS would also be very valuable Use GIS to make maps Present project results to funding agencies report results of research in journal articles and books and present results at professional meetings To learn more or to apply for this position click here Research Scientist Associate III Posting number 15 07 03 01 4209 Purpose To participate directly in efforts to permit install operate and maintain both permanent and portable seismograph stations manage data flow and assist in analyzing earthquake data Essential Functions Oversee and participate directly in efforts to permit install operate and maintain both permanent and portable seismograph stations Assist team members in designing and implementing an effective and efficient data workflow system for TexNet Produce deliverables that are useful to other team members Publish reports in peer reviewed journals Present research results in oral and poster formats at local and national meetings To learn more or to apply for this position click here Postdoctoral Fellowship for Carbonate Paleokarst Position The Bureau of Economic Geology BEG Jackson School of Geosciences at The University of Texas at Austin has an opening for new or recent doctorates degree within the past 3 years in geosciences or related fields with expertise in carbonate geology The candidate should have proven experience in carbonate diagenesis ideally in the origin

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  • Bureau of Economic Geology
    Studies Center for Energy Economics Industry Associates Programs AGL CEE EGL FRAC GCCC MSRL QCL RCRL TCCS UT GeoFluids SEM Laboratory Publication sales Peer reviewed Publications Peer reviewed Publications Search BEG Online Publications Store Bureau List of Publications Bureau Annual Reports JSG Newsletter BEG Directorate Research Staff Support Staff Visiting Scientists Complete BEG Staff List Employment Opportunities BEG Visiting Committee Recent News Calendar Media Contacts News Archive Information Resources Educational Resources The Bureau Resource Center Publications Links Presentations Presentation Archives BEG Media Center BEG Seminar Schedule BEG home November 13 2015 The Visiting Committee of the BEG provides vital counsel and advice to the Director and staff of the Bureau with regard to research programs research opportunities strategic directions and other significant issues Members of the Visiting Committee include Mr Bud Scherr Chair since Aug 11 Chief Executive Officer Valence Operating Company Mr Scott Anderson Senior Policy Director US Climate and Energy Program Environmental Defense Fund Mr Bud Brigham Chief Executive Officer Anthem Ventures Mr Tim Brittan President Infinity Oil Gas Inc Commissioner George P Bush Texas Land Commissioner Texas General Land Office Commissioner Christi Craddick Railroad Commission of Texas Mr James Jim W Farnsworth Chief Exploration Officer Cobalt International

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