The Bureau of Economic Geology The University of Texas at Austin Jackson School of Geosciences
Austin CRC
HRC Facility
IGOR database

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.

Searchable Database
The Integrated Core and Log Database (IGOR) is a searchable database for all CRC core and well cutting holdings. Some Austin and Midland data are not currently included in IGOR; please contact James Donnelly (512-471-0402) if you have any questions regarding this.
Resources and Services
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 available upon request. Comprehensive Austin and Midland CRC inventories are available on CD-ROMs for $10.00 (contact Publications Sales or James Donnelley). Data are listed in Excel spreadsheet format.
MCRC Staff
Andrew Faigle, MCRC Core Specialist; 432-686-9902
Department of Geological Sciences
Institute for Geophysics
Contact information
Austin Core Research Center
Devine Geophysical Test Site
Houston Research Center
Staff Directory
Employment Opportunities
Integrated Core and Log Database (IGOR)
CRC Contact Information:
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Physical Address:
5310A East Business I-20, Midland, Texas 79706
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 750, Midland, TX 79702-0750
(432) 686-9902 Fax: (432) 686-7728
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