Bureau of Economic Geology

Research Program Profiles

  • 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 resources 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.