Bureau of Economic Geology


  • Kitty Milliken
    June 25, 2020
    Read a summary of the interview here and check out the full conversation on the American Association of Petroleum Geologists website.
  • 2020 Peter Hennings AAPG award
    June 11, 2020
    The Bureau congratulates Dr. Hennings and his team on their award-winning presentation discussing the recent successes of the TexNet program in monitoring and interpreting earthquake activity across Texas.
  • 2020 TORA meeting Top TeePee
    June 4, 2020
    The Bureau’s Tight Oil Resource Assessment (TORA) program recently held its informative and well-attended spring Program Overview via Zoom. The presentations included updates to productivity analysis and estimates for the Permian Basin and Marcellus Gas Play.
  • 2020 collapsing limestone bluff
    May 28, 2020
    Dr. Charles Woodruff discusses this hazard to public outdoor recreational spaces, and the role geoscience can play in keeping the public safe and informed.
  • 2020 STARR Interim Report
    May 21, 2020
    The STARR program for oil and gas recovery is proud to report that in 17 months, it has generated more than $80 million for the State of Texas—an 810% return on the funding STARR receives from the State to operate. STARR will release its full interim report later this month.

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