University of Texas at Austin


  • Texas Through Time
    November 2, 2016

    The Bureau of Economic Geology is excited to announce the publication of Texas Through Time, a remarkably in-depth and accessible new book that brings the geology of Texas to life.

    Texas Through Time is now available in hardback and paperback through The Bureau Store. To obtain your copy, click here.

  • Wink sinkhole
    September 9, 2016

    Geohazard studies at the Bureau's Near Surface Observatory employ multiple remote sensing, geophysical, and geological approaches to better understand sinkhole collapse and ongoing subsidence  

  • Center for Energy Economics (CEE)
    July 7, 2016

    The Bureau’s Center for Energy Economics (CEE) conducts research on upstream oil and gas economics,  incorporating analysis and monitoring of operating companies to better understand the opportunities and challenges associated with oil and gas exploration and production in the United States and worldwide.

  • Barnett study 3D Image
    May 24, 2016

    The Bureau of Economic Geology’s multidisciplinary Shale Production and Reserve Study seeks to answer critical questions about the future production and economic impact of shale resouces in the U.S. 

  • The Search for CO2 Storage
    April 15, 2016

    Dr. Tip Meckel and the team from the Gulf Coast Carbon Center search for offshore subsurface storage solutions to enable meaningful and rapid reductions in atmospheric CO2 emissions.