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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          
HRC Houston

 

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  
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 Geophysical Test Site    
 
The 100-acre Devine Test Site (DTS) is located less than 50 miles southwest of San Antonio, Texas, in Medina County, Texas. The site is managed by the Exploration Geophysics Laboratory (EGL), an Industrial Associate Program at the Bureau of Economic Geology. It is a state-of-the-art public-domain geophysical research facility for academia and industry donated to UT in 1998 by British Petroleum (BP). The test site is used for surface-based seismic and potential-field experiments performed in conjunction with downhole and crosswell experiments.  
 
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