The Bureau works closely with The University of Texas Department of
Geological Sciences and related UT departments to provide graduate students
with challenging and practical research assistantships. Over the past
30 years the Bureau has supported hundreds of students from Brazil,
Venezuela, Mexico, and Colombia as Graduate Research Assistants.
assistants contribute to diverse research efforts at the Bureau:
- Analyzing satellite
imagery, 3-D and 2-D seismic data, and petrophysical attributes
maps, cross sections, and databases using well logs, seismic data,
GIS, and other interpretative software
- Conducting reservoir
The Bureau supports
approximately 30 graduate students each semester, about 20 percent of
them from Latin American countries. Some of these students have become
professors or senior managers and leaders of industry and government
agencies in their home countries.