The Reservoir Characterization Research Laboratory (RCRL) for carbonate studies is an industrial research consortium run by the Bureau of Economic Geology (BEG) and the Department of Geological Sciences of the John A. and Katherine G. Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin (UT). RCRL's mission is to use outcrop and subsurface geologic, geophysical, and petrophysical data from carbonate reservoir strata as the basis for developing new and integrated methodologies to better understand and describe the 3-D reservoir environment.

If you are interested in becoming an RCRL Industrial Associate, please contact Charles Kerans or Bob Loucks and see our research prospectus here.

2014 RCRL Annual Meeting

October 23-28, 2014

RCRL Colleges:

Hello Everyone! We would like to invite you to the 2014 RCRL Annual meeting. This year we are doing things a bit differently by having the fieldtrip first, then the core workshop & technical presentations. This year the field trip will be based around the Austin area. For meeting details, please visit the RCRL's Events Page (to the right)

Please do not hesitate to contact Stephaine Lane with any questions you might have.

Stephaine Lane

We look forward to seeing you in October.

The RCRL Group
Stratigraphic and Reservoir Architecture
Petrophysics and Diagenesis
Fractures and Non Matrix Porosity
Seismic Imaging
Subsurface Studies
Outcrop Studies
Graduate Student Studies