University of Texas at Austin

Bureau Media Coverage

The Bureau's Office of External Affairs serves to manage the dissemination of information about the Bureau, its personnel, and its research programs. In addition, the office also acts as a liaison with the media, Bureau partners, and academic and governmental institutions. For more information, please contact Mark Blount.

July 2017
7/1/2017 Tinker - The Paris climate accord will never work Amarillo Globe-News
7/1/2017 10 Great Podcasts from UT UT News
7/1/2017 Summaries of Key Oil and Gas Legislation Permian Basin Petroleum Association Magazine
7/4/2017 Paris Accord shifts us left and won't work The Free Market Alternative
7/5/2017 The Shale Gas Revolution Is A Media Myth OilPrice.com; Forbes; OilPro; HELLENICSHIPPINGNEWS.COM
7/6/2017 National Security Texas-Style - War on the Rocks Teams Up with The University of Texas War on the Rocks
7/7/2017 The Paris Climate Accord Will Never Work UT News; States News Service
7/7/2017 Scientists from around the world converge at Lamar to tackle CO2 emissions problems Beaumont Business Journal
7/18/2017 Environmental and Community Impacts of Shale Development in Texas InfrastructureUSA
7/19/2017 TexNet studies causes of earthquakes across Texas NewsWest9.com; KTRE-TV; WMC-TV; KPLC-TV; KSLA-TV; KSWO-TV; KXXV-TV; WDAM-TV; WAFB-TV; Telemundo Amarillo
7/20/2017 Researchers gaining better understanding of seismicity The Free Market Alternative
7/24/2017 Water management becoming increasingly significant issue San Antonio Express-News; Midland Reporter-Telegram
7/25/2017 JSG News - Bakken Play Analysis Reported by Bureau of Economic Geology JSG News
7/26/2017 Bakken Shale - Formation's 'substantial' oil needs higher prices - report E&E News
7/26/2017 Bakken will be significant source of US oil despite cost worries, study finds SNL Financial Extra
7/27/2017 Beyond Oil Barons - Pioneering Women in the Quest for Petroleum Colorado Public Radio
June 2017
6/1/2017 Drilling Deeper: Charting Upwards Permian Basin Petroleum Association Magazine
6/1/2017 Permian, Bakken Operators Face Produced Water Challenges Journal of Petroleum Technology
6/2/2017 Coastal Research; New Findings Reported from University of Texas Describe Advances in Coastal Research  Ecology, Environment & Conservation
6/2/2017 USGS Study Adds to Overwhelming Evidence that Fracking is Not Significant Threat to Drinking Water The Daily Digger
6/5/2017 Sierra Club Once Again Denies Science on Fracking and Groundwater Energy in Depth; Environment Guru
6/5/2017 State's colleges mum on climate; Higher ed leaders avoid signing letter to back Paris accord Houston Chronicle
6/5/2017 TxExplainer: The 2017 Legislative Session is Over.  So Now What? Alcalde
6/9/2017 Solid Earth Research - Reports Outline Solid Earth Research Study Findings from University of Texas  Science Letter
6/14/2017 Could carbon capturing make 'clean coal' a reality? PBS NewsHour; myinforms.com
6/15/2017 CO2 Recovery and Storage Conference The Examiner; Targeted News Service
6/19/2017 New Report - Texas Oil and Gas Being Developed Responsibly, With Positive Economic Impacts Energy in Depth
6/19/2017 Texas shale generates benefits, downsides Platts Gas Daily
6/20/2017 Why the Paris climate accord will never work Dallas Morning News; Austin American Statesman; San Antonio Express-News; LMT Online (Laredo) 
6/21/2017 The most overlooked finding in groundbreaking shale study Houston Chronicle; Prime Property; San Antonio Express-News
6/22/2017 Energy Forecasting - Shale Gas AIChE Academy
6/23/2017 Earthquake rattles Parker County again Weatherford Democrat; Mycci; Toshiba Starts; Mygvtc; Windstream; fiostrending.verizon.com; TruVista; Grande Communications; Armstrong my wire
6/27/2017 New study offers first ever look at shale’s impact in Texas North American Shale
6/28/2017 Elsevier and the Bureau of Economic Geology Collaborate to Help Oil and Gas Companies Uncover New Insights in Texas and the Gulf Coast PR Newswire; Crossroads Today; wn.com; Oil & Gas Commodities; Ticker Tecnologies; Finanz Nachrichten; KWTV-TV Online; WRCB-TV Online;  KQCW-TV Online; wallstreet:online; WWBT-TV Online; WCSC-TV Online;  WIS-TV Online; Lézard.com; WVUE-TV Online; WVIR-TV Online; WTVM-TV Online; KUAM-TV Online; KFVS-TV Online; KLTV-TV Online; WXIX-TV Online; WVNS-TV Online; WALB-TV Online; CEO CA; WFXG-TV Online; Satellite News; WAFF-TV Online; WOIO-TV Online; WTOC-TV Online; WBRC-TV Online; TheStreet; WECT-TV Online; KWES-TV Online; KTRE-TV Online; WFMJ-TV Online; Review Seeker; KSWO-TV Online; WLOX-TV Online; WSFA-TV Online; WLBT-TV Online; DMN Newswire; KMOV-TV Online; KOLD-TV Online;  Spoke;  WLIO-TV Online; WOWK-TV Online; Tutorial Finder; WBTV-TV Online; WSEE-TV Online; WZVN-TV Online; KXXV-TV Online;  PR Finder; Elsevier (UK); MyHeadlinez Online; Your Oil & Gas News; Platts Commodity News, Geoconnexion; Oilfield Technology; Knowledge Speak
6/29/2017 Bureau of Economic Geology data to help uncover new insights  Oilfield Technology
May 2017
5/1/2017 Powerful Forecasting for Shale Reservoirs  (See Page 24) GEO ExPro
5/1/2017 Earthquakes in the oil patch - the regulatory and legal issues arising out of oil and gas operation induced seismicity Georgia State University Law Review
5/2/2017 BEG director - Don't keep it in the ground Midland Reporter-Times
5/3/2017 House Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Energy Hearing; "Oil and Gas Technology Innovation" Congressional Documents and Publications
5/3/2017 The LCGC Blog: 10 Things I Learned about Responsible Shale Energy Extraction LCGC
5/3/2017 Research & Commentary - Banning Fracking in Oregon Would Be a Mistake  The Heartland Institute
5/3/2017 Commissioner counterattacks at criticism of energy industry Kilgore News Herald
5/7/2017 UT Austin Mourns Death of Former President Peter Flawn UT News; PressReleasePoint; KTBC-TV; U-Wire
5/8/2017 UT icon helped put school on map Austin American-Statesman
5/8/2017 Proposed higher education funding overhaul could come with collateral damage The Texas Tribune; Bryan-College Station Eagle 
5/11/2017 Peter Flawn Austin American-Statesman
5/11/2017 Commentary: The real cost of defunding higher education  MyStatesman.com
5/12/2017 Ready, set, go! Restoring the Carbon Balance is possible, it just needs more _____ Carbon A List
5/16/2017 Federal grants shore up water research The Journal Record
5/23/2017 Man-made earthquakes are rattling Texas KEYE-TV
5/31/2017 Bureau of Economic Geology launches EarthDate radio program UT Austin Energy Bulletin 
5/31/2017 USGS Study Adds to Overwhelming Evidence that Fracking is Not Significant Threat to Drinking Water EnergyInDepth
April 2017
4/2/2017 Texas Shaking With Many Earthquakes: Government to Use TexNet Seismic Monitoring Network The Science Times
4/3/2017 University of Texas at Arlington; 'Responsible Shale Energy Extraction' Conference as part of Earth Day Texas 2017  Journal of Engineering
4/4/2017 US' Bakken, Three Forks have 15 billion barrels of recoverable oil - study Platts Commodity News
4/5/2017 BEG (Tinker/Graham) @ 37:48 - The Jacki Daily Show The Jacki Daily Show
4/6/2017 University of Texas Geosciences Ranks Among World's Best UT News
4/6/2017 Lawmakers, scientists seek millions to study Texas earthquake data Fort Worth Star-Telegram
4/7/2017 TPWD,  Local partners provide free saltcedar treatment to landowners on upper Brazos Rivers US Fed News; US Official News
4/10/2017 Apache Dives Deep Into Alpine High Water Analysis E & P
4/10/2017 Briefly Noted (House Bill 2819 Introduction) Natural Gas Week’s Gas Market Reconnaissance
4/10/2017 Texas now has earthquake sensors - But will anyone be watching them? FuelFix.com; Hays Post
4/11/2017 Texas Lawmakers Weigh Funding for Quake Monitors The Oil Daily
4/12/2017 FOR LEASE: Downtown Austin 'Boulder' - Hospital Included  KUT
4/13/2017 Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and Governor of Texas Greg Abbott Help Celebrate Petra Nova Carbon Capture/Enhanced Oil Recovery Platts Commodity News; India Energy News; Cyprus Mail; Pan Africa News Agency
4/13/2017 DOE head Perry, Texas Gov. Abbot open carbon capture system  Electric Light & Power
4/14/2017 AGI – State Responses to induced Seismicity: The Webinar Arizona Geology
4/17/2017 Texas introduces new earthquake-monitoring system The Daily Texan; U-Wire
4/19/2017 New Radio Program About Our Planet Premieres on Earth Day  UT News; publicnow.com; PressReleasePoint; U-Wire
4/21/2017 Energy Secretary Perry keynotes 'Responsible Shale Energy Extraction' Conference at Earth Day Texas Associated Press Newswires; AP Planner
4/20/2017 FEATURE - Northern Delaware crude production growth set to flourish - analysts Platts Commodity News
4/25/2017 Christopher Aiden-Lee Jackson Presents "How Do Normal Faults Grow and Why Does It Matter?" UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS NEWS
4/25/2017 Bureau of Economic Geology Project Reveals the “Realities Under our Feet” The Daily Texan
4/26/2017 East Texas Energy Symposium Set for May 2 at East Texas Oil Museum The Gilmer Mirror
4/30/2017 AAPG Southwest Section hosts annual convention Midland Reporter-Times; San Antonio Express-News - MySA
March 2017
3/1/2017 U.S. Geological Survey predicts fewer big earthquakes Fort Worth Star-Telegram
3/2/2017 Finding places for seismometers in a land of oil and gas Houston Chronicle; Associated Press Newswires; 
3/2/2017 Risk of man-made quakes decreasing with reduced oil field disposal E & E News
3/4/2017 Earthquake monitoring system being rolled out in North Texas Fort Worth Star-Telegram; Emergency Management Online
3/9/2017 Researchers link methane in groundwater in Parker and Hood counties to natural sources Oil Gas Daily; Energy Weekly News; UT News; Phys.org; E&E News; UT Austin Energy Bulletin
3/10/2017 Energy - Oil and Gas Research Energy Weekly News
3/18/2017 Eighth symposium draws oil-and-gas professionals to oil museum May 2 Kilgore News Herald
3/20/2017 Crude Prices Will Govern Bakken Recovery The Oil Daily
3/21/2017 Study: 100,000 Bakken well locations remain Platts Gas Daily
3/22/2017 Plenty of Bakken Oil Left, If Prices Support Drilling Energy Intelligence Finance
3/22/2017 University of Texas Study Puts Bakken Shale Under A Microscope Oil and Gas Investor
3/23/2017 Seismicity studies heat up as TexNet expands Midland Reporter-Times
3/23/2017 Geologist speaks about testing needed to determine cause of local earthquakes KWES-TV Midland
3/24/2017 Trump's cuts put Texas science research at risk Austin American-Statesman
3/25/2017 Water is not a commodity to be pumped to depletion San Antonio Express-News
3/28/2017 Video: Oil is a Miracle Fuel But Alternatives Are Coming Oilpro
3/28/2017 Energy-related earthquakes to be subject of geologists' webinar FuelFix
3/29/2017 Senate bill decreases university funding The Daily Texan; U-Wire
3/30/2017 Why is Texas Shaking? UT News; Phys.org
Febuary 2017
2/16/2017 We Need Secure Energy for America UT News
2/17/2017 Join Team Fishel at TechAdvantage 2017 in San Diego! Team Fishel
2/17/2017 U.S. Shale Oil Braces for the Unfamiliar in 2017 Reuters; Ghana Star; Nasdaq; MSN Money; thevan.fm; KELO-AM; New York Times Online; 100.7 Mix-FM; WNMT-AM; 95.5 FM; WHTC-AM; Yahoo! Canada Finance; WLMI-FM; KFGO-AM; WSAU-AM; Business Insider; WUSZ-FM; KWSN-AM; WTAQ Online; WNMT-FM; WYDR-FM; Yahoo Finance; Netscape; Metro New York Online; 94.1 Duke FM; WHBL-AM; Z96.5; wixx.com; 96.3 Jack FM; wifc.com; Rocket News; 1440 WNFL; 104.7 Mix FM; WNWN-FM; WKZO-AM; WTVB-AM; KDAL-AM; KTCO 98.9; InvestorVillage; Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide; Bunker Ports News
2/23/2017 Brackish Groundwater Desalination on the Rise RWL Water
2/24/2017 Past fiscal decisions, not just oil slump, root cause of budget woes Austin American-Statesman
2/28/2017 Tinker: Markets-based approach should serve as model for securing affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy UT Austin Energy Bulletin
January 2017
1/3/2017 Shaky Ground Alcalde
1/3/2017 Double The Value Of P-source Seismic Data Hart Energy E & P
1/5/2017 Water use for fracking stirs concerns Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Online
1/5/2017 Continental, Hess and Whiting to Headline 2017 DUG Bakken and Niobrara Conference PR Newswire; India Energy News
1/6/2017 How one old-school scientist found the biggest oil field this year Houston Chronicle
1/8/2017 Energy Briefs for January 8 - WTGS to host UT professor Midland Reporter-Times; San Antonio Express-News
1/10/2017 NRG Energy & JX Nippon complete carbon capture facility Hydrocarbon Engineering; ENP Newswire
1/11/2017 NRG Energy, JX Nippon commission $1bn Petra Nova carbon capture facility in US Energy Business Review
1/11/2017 Taxes, tech and growth boost Texas capacity Megawatt Daily
1/13/2017 World’s Largest Post-Combustion Carbon Capture Facility On-Schedule Process Worldwide Online; Energy Weekly News
1/18/2017 Employees help plan 2017 Energy Generation Conference Publicnow; Plus Company Updates
1/19/2017 House, Senate disagree on how to fund the state's oil and gas regulator Texas Tribune; KMID-TV Online; Abilene Reporter-News
1/20/2017 Budget plans aren’t clear for oil and gas regulation  Fort Worth Star-Telegram
1/20/2017 We Need Secure Energy for America Forbes
1/24/2017 As Head of DOE, Perry Would Favor Policies That Increase Natural Gas Prices Houston Public Media
1/24/2017 Targa asset buy adds to Permian frenzy Platts Gas Daily; Energy Trader
1/24/2017 Texas colleges fret about $1 billion in expected funding missing from budget plan Texas Tribune; Fort Worth Star-Telegram; Eagle Online
1/26/2017 Millions for UT Austin research in limbo after budget proposals KXAN-TV
December 2016
12/1/2016 Noteworthy (Tinker CPP) USA Today Magazine
12/2/2016 Forum explores effects of shale development on atmosphere U-Wire; Daily Cougar Online
12/5/2016 A Tale of Two Airborne LiDAR Scanners - Lower Colorado River Basin Survey LIDAR Magazine
12/6/2016 Fracking - Contaminated Groundwater: The Myth that Failed RealClear Energy; Western Free Press
12/11/2016 Why OPEC's gambit to raise oil prices might not work The Conversation
12/12/2016 Strong LSE balance sheets facilitate green PPAs S&P Global Platts
12/19/2016 ISOs aid green power growth beyond state RPS targets but politics make future unsure Platts Inside FERC
12/20/2016 West Texas a finalist for deep drill site to explore nuclear waste storage Dallas Morning News Garland
12/21/2016 Company wants to study nuclear waste disposal in Pecos County Odessa American
12/28/2016 US shale oil industry gets a major boost after largest deposit found in Permian Basin International Business Times, India Edition
November 2016
11/1/2016 Discovering Texas Fossils UT News; PublicNow.com
11/1/2016 Capturing the (CO2) energy OE Digital
11/10/2016 'Train' Keeps Rolling at Texas Railroad Commission Natrual Gas Intelligence
11/10/2016 Statoil Partnership Bolsters UT Austin Graduate Research and Supports Longhorn Athletics UT News; Newswise; PressReleasePoint
11/11/2016 East Africa Vs. Gulf of Mexico: race For 2023 LNG Supply Oil and Gas Investor
11/15/2016 Shale Development in Texas: Six Degrees of Consideration in Houston Houston Eventful; University of Houston News; 
11/15/2016 History Prevails: Bid to change Texas Railroad Commission's name fails Petro Global News
11/15/2016 Johnson County at 'elevated' risk for earthquakes, official says Fort Worth Star-Telegram
11/15/2016 NGWA award winners named Water Conditioning & Purification Magazine
11/23/2016 Environmentalists lament Trump oil, natural gas pipeline push S&P Global Platts; Investing.com
11/23/2016 RRC notes well activity could cause earthquakes in JC Cleburne Times-Review
11/28/2016 Texas, Oklahoma Divided Over How To Handle Earthquakes Linked To Oil Drilling NPR; Texas Public Radio; WCBE-FM; WAMC/North; KVCR-FM; Alabama Public Radio; Tristates Radio; KCCU; WUWM-FM; WKAR; Prairie Public Broadcasting; KUNM; WPLN-AM; WSDL 90.7; WABE-FM; WFSU - Online; WUTC.org; Aspen Public Radio; KMUW; WEMU-FM; KUAR.org; WNIJ-FM; Boise State Public Radio; KASU; WWNO-FM; KLCC-FM; KRWG-FM; NHPR/New Hampshire Public Radio; KUER-FM; Iowa Public Radio; Peoria Public Radio; KAWC; KEGS.org; WUNC; WVPE
11/30/2016 Premier Oilfield Laboratories has acquired MUD Geochemical, Inc. PR Newswire; India Energy News; WorldOil; Energy Weekly News
11/30/2016 Convocation Speakers to Address Fall 2016 Graduates at UT Austin on Dec. 3 UT News
October 2016
10/1/2016 Commentary:  EPA's Clean Power Plan Is Not So Clean Rivard Report
10/2/2016 EPA’s Clean Power Plan not so clean Times Record News
10/3/2016 Commentary:  EPA's Clean Power Plan is not so clean The Monitor
10/3/2016 Tinker: EPA's Clean Power Plan is not so clean Austin American-Statesman; Topix; Corpus Christi Caller-Times; UT News
10/3/2016 EPA's Clean Power Plan isn't so clean Dallas Morning News
10/4/2016 Scott W. Tinker, Texas Perspectives: National carbon emissions dropped without federal policy Waco Tribune
10/4/2016 Tinker: EPA's Clean Power Plan is not so clean Houston Chronicle; San Antonio Express-News
10/5/2016 Q3 OIL: US crude market shaken up by pipeline issues Platts Commodity News
10/5/2016 The Big Cracks in Shale's Resilience Bloomberg Gadfly
10/6/2016 Tightening LNG Markets in 2022 - 2023 Will Spark FIDs in 2017 - 2018 DownStream Business
10/7/2016 Private equity eyes rebound in Eagle Ford with acquisitions, enhancing existing assets Platts Gas Daily
10/11/2016 NGWA Announces 2016 M. King Hubbert Award Winner Water Quality Products Online
10/17/2016 Regionally Focused panel Sessions - Africa Energy and Technology Conference AAPG Explorer
10/24/2016 LNG glut seen persisting until 2021 – or later Platts Gas Daily
10/26/2016 Will lasers drill oil wells in 2050? Will there even be wells? Houston Chronicle
September 2016
9/2/2016 X-ray gun gives drillers better shot at finding oil Houston Chronicle
9/4/2016 Local scientists work to determine origin of Texas earthquakes KXAN-TV
9/5/2016 Research Activity Imperial College ESE Newsletter
9/6/2016 Abundant Supplies A Lingering Problem Society of Petroleum Engineers
9/6/2016 Understanding critical seismic stress conditions with reservoir modeling phys.org
9/7/2016 Texas Earthquakes - Working together and keeping the data open AGU Blogosphere
9/7/2016 Apache makes significant oil and gas discovery in West Texas San Antonio Express-News
9/7/2016 Earthquake experts gather in Norman The Journal Record
9/9/2016 Calls to halt Texas injection wells because of earthquake are premature Dallas Morning News
9/12/2016 Tuesday letters - Earthquakes Houston Chronicle
9/12/2016 East Texas town chosen as site for $4.7 million dollar project to track eartchquakes WDAM-TV, WAFB-V
9/14/2016 University of Texas study estimates 10B of recoverable barrels of oil in Eagle Ford patch San Antonio Express-News
9/14/2016 Bureau of Economic Geology: 10B barrels in Eagle Ford 'recoverable' Midland Reporter-Telegram
9/15/2016 Bureau of Economic Geology: 10B barrels in Eagle Ford 'recoverable' Wild Well Entertainment
9/15/2016 Study: Eagle Ford Still Has Plenty of Running Room The Oil Daily
9/15/2016 Through Good Times And Bad, Operators Still Dig The Eagle Ford Hart Energy E & P; Unconventional Gas Center
9/16/2016 Despite claims to the contrary, science says fracking not causing increased earthquakes Breitbart.com; Paradigms and Demographics; Townhall Magazine Online; monoblog; The Patriot Factor; Western Free Press; The American Spectator; Odessa American Online
9/19/2016 Eagle Ford Operators Continue Cutting Costs The Oil Daily
9/19/2016 Injection Wells: The Poison Beneath Us California River Watch
9/19/2016 Utilization rates for LNG plants reach historic low in 2015 Downstream Business
9/21/2016 ORDC too new to judge efficacy: UT economist Platts S&P Global
9/21/2016 South Texas Eagle Ford Still Has Plenty Left in Tank Energy Intelligence Finance
9/22/2016 Fossil and artifact hounds return to Bee County ranch Victoria Advocate
9/22/2016 Don't be fooled by the numbers, Eagle Ford play is a sleeping giant Platts S&P Global
9/23/2016 Science; Findings from University of Texas in Science Provides New Insights (Multiscale and multiresolution modeling of shales and their flow and morphological properties) Science Letter
9/23/2016 COD to Host Natural Resources Symposium October 27 Patch, Chicago Tribune Online
9/28/2013 Feature: Best US shale acreage may produce for some years: analysts Platts Commodity News
9/28/2016 Consultant's warning of ERCOT blackout potential disputed SNL Power Policy Week
9/28/2016 Dr. Bridget Scanlon receives groundwater's top science award Environmental Expert.com; Targeted News Service; National Driller
9/29/2016 UT Study: Eagle Ford Could Suppport Another 80,000 Wells Oil and Gas Investor
9/29/2016 Is The Eagle Ford About To Stage A Comeback? OilPrice.com
9/29/2016 Energy industry leaders discuss the future at Biloxi summit WSFA-TV; WLOX-TV; WMC-TV
9/29/2016 Deep water drilling discussed at Gulf Energy Summit WAFB-TV; WDAM-TV; WLOX-TV; WTVM-TV; WMC-TV
9/29/2016 Longtime Shell oil & gas executive to lead Bureau of Economic Geology Energy Division UT Energy Bulletin
August 2016
8/4/2016 UT, ExxonMobil Hook Up to Develop Energy Technologies Hart Energy E & P
8/9/2016 DOE Investing $11.5 Million to Advance Geologic Carbon Storage and Geothermal Exploration  Global Renewable News; Electric Energy Online; US Official News
8/10/2016 DOE to invest $8.5M in carbon storage research projects Penn Energy
8/11/2016 Commentary: The science behind earthquake testing in Texas The (McAllen) Monitor
8/12/2016 DOE to invest $8.5M in carbon storage research projects  Kallanish Energy 
8/21/2016 Alice Friedemann: overview of peak oil, coal, and natural gas Peak Oil
8/22/2016 ExxonMobil invests $15 million in UT Energy Institute The Daily Texan
8/22/2016 UT Energy Symposium kicks off fall semester  UT Austin Energy Bulletin 
8/23/2016 EPA Tells Railroad Commission that Fracking Is Causing Earthquakes in North Texas  San Antonio Current 
8/23/2016 Development of cutoff-related knickpoints during early evolution of submarine channels Geological Society of America Bulletin Online
8/24/2016 The Eagle Ford: Down But Not Out  Enterprising Investor; Yahoo Finance
8/25/2016 The Eagle Ford: Down But Not Out  Peak Oil
8/31/2016 Drilling seismicity; flood response; no secession Fort Worth Star-Telegram
8/31/2016 DOE Funding UT-Austin Shale Study Reboot NGI's Shale Daily
July 2016
7/1/2016 Boosting recovery Offshore Engineer Digital Edition
7/2/2016 States better at fracking regulations than feds Corpus Christi Caller-Times
7/6/2016 Bureau of Economic Geology issues comprehensive analysis of U.S. shale plays UT Energy Bulletin
7/9/2016 States best suited to regulate oil, gas San Antonio Express-News
7/12/2016 Sinkhole Warnings Don't Faze West Texas Texas Tribune; Gilmer Mirror; KRTS 93.5 FM; Midland Reporter-Telegram Online
7/15/2016 Kinder Morgan, Southern to create pipeline JV, furthering merger trend Platts Inside F.E.R.C.'s Gas Market Report
7/18/2016 Opinion: On oil and gas, Texas knows what’s best for Texas Midland Reporter-Telegram
7/18/2016 Electric utilities eyeing gas assets; Kinder Morgan/Southern deal seen as example Platts Inside F.E.R.C.
7/21/2016 Tinker: In oil and gas regulations, one size doesn't fit all Houston Chronicle
7/22/2016 Scientists offer possible explanation for how oil and gas activity may have triggered Dallas earthquakes Dallas Morning News
7/24/2016 Scott W. Tinker: Road to green is not always a federal highway Herald Democrat 
7/26/2016 DOE Investing $11.5 Million to Advance Geologic Carbon Storage and Geothermal Exploration EIN News
7/26/2016 TexNet begins deploying earthquake monitoring equipment The Daily Texan; U-Wire Online
7/28/2017 DOE Investing $11.5 Million to Advance Geologic Carbon Storage and Geothermal Exploration Cihan News Agency (CNA); Ein News; Hometown/Tribune Publishing Online
June 2016
6/1/2016 Few Words, Many Accomplishments AAPG Explorer
6/3/2016 Gas marketers face host of Q1 challenges from weather, prices Platts Inside F.E.R.C.'s Gas Market Report
6/4/2016 Tinker: Challenges are the Essence of Science Rio Grande Guardian
6/6/2016 Environmental Concerns Still Spurring Research, Development EnergyWire
6/9/2016 Obituary: Jackson, Dr. Martin P. A. Austin American-Statesman
6/13/2016 East prices sink in May; summer strength seen Platts Megawatt Daily
6/17/2013 Economics Panel -- University of Texas, TPH, Stratas Advisors 2016 Unconventional Oil & Gas Center
6/20/2016 Greenhouse Gas Control; Research Data from University of Houston Update Understanding of Greenhouse Gas Control  (Geologic model and fluid flow simulation of Woodbine aquifer CO2 sequestration)  Global Warming Focus
6/28/2016 Scott W. Tinker: On oil and gas, Texas knows what’s best for Texas Dallas Morning News
6/30/2016 Federal judge was right to strike down Obama fracking rules Fort Worth Star-Telegram
May 2016
5/2/2016 Earthquake Activity Lufkin Daily News; The Chandler & Brownsboro Statesman; Jacksonville Daily Progress
5/3/2016 Save the Date: PwC Canada hosts 2016 Energy Vision Business Forum The Province; Oil & Gas Commodities; KCBD-TV; KTVN-TV; WAVE-TV; KUSI-TV; WRCB-TV; KNDU-TV; KFJX-TV; KQCW-TV; WVVA-TV; WFXG-TV; WCSC-TV; WALB-TV; WLNE-TV; KIII-TV; KVVU-TV; WXIX-TV; SYS-CON Media Online; WDAM-TV; WUP-TV; KRHD-TV; GlobeAdvisor.com; KHQ-TV; KLKN-TV; Lezard.com; KLTV-TV; WAFF-TV; KFVE-TV; InvestorPoint.com; KSLA-TV; WFIE-TV; KFVS-TV; Utilzer; WAOW-TV; WIS-TV; WSJV-TV; WSFA-TV; WFLX-TV; KOLD-TV; WECT-TV; KXXV-TV; 9and10news.com; Yahoo! Finance Canada; Spoke; WLOX-TV; Money.CA; WLNE-TV; KOTV-TV; WBOC-TV; WVNS-TV; IT Business Net; KXMB-TV; KWTV-TV; KBMT-TV; Yahoo Finance; KHNL-TV; Review Seeker; WMC-TV; WTOL-TV; WFMJ-TV
5/3/2016 Staples: Oil and Natural Gas Leads in Water Technology Innovation Rio Grande Guardian; Houston Community Newspapers - Sugar Land; Monitor Online
5/4/2016 Energy exec decries bad science from oil-and-gas opponents Kilgore News Herald
5/10/2016 Nanometrics to set up Texas-wide earthquake monitoring system PR Newswire; Oil & Gas Financial Journal; Oil & Gas Commodities; PR Newswire; Ticker Technologies; GlobeAdvisor.com; Yahoo Finance; Canada Newswire; SYS-CON Media Online; Reuters Online; Yahoo! Finance Canada; WIS-TV; Lezard.com; WXIC-TV; KCEN-TV; WSCS-TV; KFJX-TV; KUSI-TV; WRCB-TV; TheStreet; WUP-TV; WFXG-TV; KQCW-TV; KVVU-TV; WAFF-TV; KIII-TV; WALB-TV; WLNE-TV; KCTV-TV; WMC-TV; WDAM-TV; WFSA-TV; WSEE-TV; KRHD-TV; WFIE-TV; KFVE-TV; KFVS-TV; KHQ-TV; KLTV-TV; KCBD-TV; KYTX-TV; WVNS-TV; KTEN-TV; KFMB-TV; KSLA-TV; KLKN-TV; KTVN-TV; WFLX-TV; KXMB-TV; Events - Wave 3 News; Spoke; InvestorPoint.com; KWTV-TV; KBMT-TV; KNDU-TV; KOTX-TV; WLOX-TV; Money.CA; WTOL-TV; KHNL-TV; KXXV-TV; KOAM-TV; WFMJ-TV; CNBC Online; WLTZ-TV; Review Seeker; KOLD-TV; WECT-TV; WAND-TV; Tutorial Finder; Cw Gabama; WBOC-TV; Unconventional Gas Center; ThomasNet    
5/11/2016 How Oil's Most Boring CEO Found Himself Atop 10 Billion Barrels Bloomberg; Yahoo Finance; canmua.net; MSN Money; MSN News; Peak Oil; Bunker Ports News
5/12/2016 Twenty-Two Seismic Monitoring Stations Coming to Texas NGI's Shale Daily
5/18/2016 Study links Texas quakes back to 1925 to oil and gas activity San Antonio Express-News; Houston Chronicle
5/18/2016 Researchers Investigate Oil/Gas Link to Texas Quakes NGI's Shale Daily
5/18/2016 The Limits of a New Five Question Test for Analyzing Texas Earthquakes theenergycollective.com
5/19/2016 Renewables, LNG capacity growth to mute US gas price strength: economist Platts
5/19/2016 The Fracking Process Is Now The Leading Cause Of Earthquakes In Texas thinkprogress.org
5/19/2016 Natural gas prices likely to remain depressed: expert Platts Megawatt Daily
5/23/2016 Irving City Manager Chris Hillman Provides Update on Seismic Study Advisory Committee US Fed News
5/25/2016 Let science be a place for challenging, not bullying Austin American-Statesman
5/25/2016 Scott W. Tinker: On the politics of earthquakes and fracking, we need a radical middle Dallas Morning News
5/26/2016 Tinker: On fracking earthquakes, science is far from settled - and that's okay Houston Chronicle
5/27/2016 Challenges are the essence of science, not bullying San Angelo Standard-Times
5/29/2016 Oil, gas effects on earthquakes not 'settled science' Tyler Morning Telegraph
5/29/2016 On earthquakes and fracturing science is far from settled Midland Reporter-Times
5/29/2016 Scientists debate cause of earthquakes in Texas San Angelo Standard-Times
5/30/2016 Scott W. Tinker: Challenges are the essence of science Herald Democrat
April 2016
4/1/2016 Governor appoints advisory committee to study Texas earthquakes Fort Worth Star-Telegram
4/1/2016 More of the same from RRC  Dallas Morning News
4/1/2016 Industry, overseers on cozy side Dallas Morning News
4/1/2016 Abbott names Midlander to advisory committee Midland Reporter-Telegram
4/3/2016 Texas Regulator on Cozy Terms with Oil and Gas industry AllGov
4/4/2016 Exxon Mobil Reportedly Seeking Stake in Mozambique LNG Project Natural Gas Week
4/6/2016 International Soil Modeling Consortium soil-modeling.org
4/6/2016 Quake committee will help bring answers Fort Worth Star-Telegram
4/9/2016 Seventh symposium draws energy reps to Kilgore Kilgore News Herald
4/12/2016 East Texas Energy Symposium May 3 at East Texas Oil Museum Gilmer Mirror
4/12/2016 23.5º With Sam Champion: Scott Tinker discusses 'Switch' 23.5º With Sam Champion/The Weather Channel
4/13/2016 Texas faces significant threat of earthquake activity resulting from both natural processes, fracking Daily Texan; U-Wire
4/13/2016 Earthquake may have been manmade, but more data needed to assess hazards in Texas EurekAlert!; Science Daily; US Official News; Science Newsline; Science Codex; AGU Blogosphere; 
4/13/2016 Study: Oil Activity May Be Cause of East Texas Quakes Texas Tribune; Phys.org; Fort Worth Business Online; ketknbc.com
4/13/2016 No Evidence Drilling Caused Earthquake in Texas, Finds New Study Science 2.0
4/13/2016 Study: Texas Earthquakes Most Likely Caused by Wastewater Injection Laboratory Equipment
4/14/2016 Fracking for oil and gas can lead to earthquakes- scientists United News of India
4/14/2016 Study Finds a Plausible Link Between 2012 Texas Quake and Injection Wells NGI's Natural Gas Weekly
4/15/2016 Scientists Get Closer to Proving the Impossible to Prove: Fracking Leads to Earthquakes Dallas Observer
4/22/2016 University of Texas at Austin; Earthquake may have been manmade, but more data needed to assess hazards in Texas Energy Weekly News
4/28/2016 Annual seminar brings environmental regulators, energy industry together Midland Reporter-Telegram
4/28/2016 Irving City Manager Provides Update on Seismic Study Advisory Committee US Fed News
4/18/2016 My Five Cents The Record Live
4/28/2016 University Lands implements groundwater management  Midland Reporter-Telegram
March 2016
3/1/2016 Embracing nanotechnology's potential Offshore Engineer
3/1/2016 Energy Transitions – Understanding the Challenge  The Energy Xchange
3/1/2016 Seismic Interpretation - Computers Can't Replace Geologists AAPG Explorer
3/5/2016 How Koch-, Oil-Funded Climate Deniers Inserted Themselves Into Natural Gas Debate in Israel Desmog
3/7/2016 Texas House Speaker Focuses on Energy Issues Texas Lawyer
3/15/2016 Shaken and Stirred Up - Earthquakes, Fault Lines , Drilling and Floods Stoke Debate over Building Dams in North Texas Dallas Observer
3/18/2016 How rocks shaped the Civil War ( e ) Science News; GSA Bulletin; Science 20; e! Science News; Science Blog
3/24/2016 Storing extra surface water boosts groundwater supply during droughts Science Daily; Science Codex; e! Science News; Seed Daily
3/24/2016 Gov. Abbott Names Chair, Appoints 9 to Technical Advisosory Committee to the Bureau of Economic Geology US Fed News; Office of the Governor; Newsroom America; Guidrey News Service
3/27/2016 Texas oil regulator’s industry ties many Railroad Commission’s connections often mirrored in policy Austin American-Statesman; Texas Tribune
3/28/2016 Seven million people live in regions with higher risk of human-caused earthquakes San Antonio Express-News
3/28/2016 Texas Governor Appoints Seismicity Committee Members NGI's Shale Daily
3/28/2016 Drilling-Induced Earthquakes May Endanger Millions in 2016, USGS Says NET Radio
3/28/2016 Drilling for Earthquakes Scientific American
3/30/2016 More on Exxon's Potential Mozambique Buy-In LNG Intelligence
3/31/2016 Six Texas Researchers Elected to National Academy of Engineering TAMEST e-News
February 2016
2/2/2016 Japan Update - The Japan-Houston Relationship in the New Japan-US Dynamic AsiaSociety.org
2/2/2016 TIPRO Celebrates 70 Years of Oil and Natural Gas Advocacy KHNL-TV Hawaii News Now; WDAM-TV Online; 
2/2/2016 Big Oil production steady, growing amid market downturn Houston Chronicle
2/2/2016 Dominion set to merge with Questar  Platts Gas Daily
2/3/2016 Big oil producers cut budgets but not crude output Mehr News Agency
2/3/2016 Drilling not about to stop Midland Reporter-Telegram
2/4/2016 UT-led collaborative study hopes to settle siesmic activity origins in Texas The Daily Texan
2/5/2016 Crude oil prices give geothermal a break San Antonio Business Journal
2/5/2016 Ryan Sitton: Groundwater studies show Railroad Commission rules and vigilance are working Dallas Morning News
2/7/2016 Business news of the Concho Valley San Angelo Standard-Times
2/8/2016 Two UT Austin Professors Elected to National Academy of Engineering UT News
2/8/2016 2 UT-Austin professors join prestigious group Houston Chronicle; San Antonio Express-News
2/8/2016 Two UT Austin Professors Elected to National Academy of Engineering US Fed News
2/9/2016 Mukesh Ambani, Sam Pitroda elected as members of National Academy of Engineering, US India Infoline News Service
2/10/2016 National Academy of Engineering Elects 80 Members and 22 Foreign Members US Official News
2/10/2016 Study - Parker County Methane 'Likely Natural', Not from Fracking northtexansfornaturalgas.com
2/11/2016 Engineering professors elected to the National Academy of Engineering  U-Wire
2/17/2016 Carbon capture and storage has a future The Daily Texan
2/18/2016 Women in Energy panel runs tonight in Dawson Creek Alaska Highway News
2/19/2016 Haynesville An Able Price Competitor With Northeast NatGas in 'Plenty of Areas' NGI's Shale Daily
2/29/2016 US LNG Sets Sail Into Glutted Global Market Petroleum Intelligence Weekly
2/29/2016 UT Austin hydrologist elected to National Academy of Engineering UT Austin Energy Bulletin
January 2016
1/4/2016 More trouble ahead for U.S. oil industry PANAPRESS - Pan African News Agency
1/5/2016 Grim oil forecast likely to be ‘end of the road’ for many  Houston Chronicle; San Antonio Express-News
1/10/2016 Searching for Next Clean-Gen Energy - Climate concerns are the catalyst for researchers, innovators who are no longer tilting at windmills  Dayton Daily News
1/11/2016 Climate concerns ignite search for next-gen energy USA Today; Des Moines Register; KING-TV; Ruidoso News Online; KSDK-TV Online; Indianapolis Star Online; 13WMAZ; Military Times; York Daily Record Online; Coshocton Tribune Online; Public Opinion Online; WUSA-TV Online; Deming Headlight Online; Statesman Journal Online; Asbury Park Press Online; El Paso Times Online; Poughkeepsie Journal Online; Journal News Online; WCNC-TV Online; Asheville Citizen-Times Online; Las Cruces Sun-News Online; Chicago Sun-Times; The Arizona Republic
1/12/2016 State will begin to install earthquake monitors in the spring Fort Worth Star-Telegram
1/14/2016 Seismic study should get to cause of quakes Fort Worth Star-Telegram; Washington Times; KAUZ-TV; KLTV-TV; KWES-TV; KPLC-TV; KFDA-TV; KZTV-TV; KTRE-TV; KRHD-TV; KCBD-TV; KSWO-TV; KSLA-TV; KTEN-TV; KBMT-TV; AM 1070 The Answer; KBTV-TV; Odessa American; Denton Record-Chronicle Online 
1/15/2016 Stock Prices Sink in a Rising Ocean of Oil New York Times; Alaska Dispatch News Online; The Dallas Morning News; Honolulu Star-Advertiser; The Buffalo News; Santa Fe New Mexican
1/15/2016 Sub-$30 oil threatens Houston, shale and stocks Houston Chronicle
1/15/2016 Oil tumbles below $30 per barrel Washington Post
1/15/2016 Earthquake Monitoring Network Coming in March KTRH-AM
1/15/2016 Need for fossil fuels, nukes likely to stay: expert (Page 6) Platts Megawatt Daily
1/15/2016 ERCOT load, gas-fired power up in 2015, coal power down: Report Platts; Syrian Arab News Agency
1/15/2016 Ship hasn’t sailed, yet Houston Chronicle
1/16/2016 Low oil price and concern over China sink markets - Investors fear sharp drop in crude could begin to do more harm than good International New York Times
1/16/2016 Hitting the $30 mark means slump’s impact may be growing Houston Chronicle
1/18/2016 TWDB Begins Development Of Brackish Water Resources - Sets Legislative Priorities San Marcos Corridor News
1/19/2016 Why cheap oil is not an economic blessing Washington Post
1/19/2016 In Texas, different ideas on fossil fuels, renewables The Desert Sun
1/21/2016 Crashing oil prices hit former Texas boomtowns USA Today; FlipSide PA; KTHV-TV; Jackson Sun; Austin American-Statesman; News-Messenger Online; Lansing State Journal Online; York Daily Record Online; MSN Money; MSN News; KBMT-TV Online; WHAS-TV Online; KCEN-TV Online; Pensacola News Journal Online; Military Times; Chillicothe Gazette Online; Army Times Online; Air Force Times Online; Press & Sun-Bulletin Online; News Journal Online; Californian; Reno Gazette-Journal Online; HOMETOWNlife; Palladium-Item Online; News-Star Online; KSDK-TV Online; WVEC-TV Online; Lebanon Daily News Online;  Star-Gazette Online; WFAA-TV Online; Las Cruces Sun-News Online; WCNC-TV Online; KVUE-TV Online; WZZM-TV Online; Canadian Content; El Paso Times Online; Associated Press; Dayton Daily News; Chicago Sun-Times; The Arizona Republic
1/22/2016 XTO map presents detailed, if unverified, picture of North Texas Faults Dallas Morning News; neighborsgo blog; 
1/22/2016 Boomtowns Bust Under Falling Oil Prices KTRH-AM
1/25/2016 Program gets underway to examine Texas earthquake increase Washington Times
1/25/2016 Program gets underway to examine Texas earthquake increase Fort Worth Star-Telegram; Houston Chronicle; Republic Online; Times Union Online; Fort Worth Business; Pendleton Times-Post; TDS.net; Odessa American Online; SFGate; Denton Record-Chronicle Online; KRLD NewsRadio 1080; Daily Reporter; Claims Journal Online; Associated Press; 
1/25/2016 Seismic study response to quake uptick begins Austin American-Statesman
1/26/2016 New study underway to examine Texas earthquake increase CBS DFW
1/28/2016 Future of Haynesville Shale Production Webinar GoHaynesvilleShale.com
1/30/2016 Rig Count Update - Moment of Truth for the Permian Basin Yahoo Finance