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FORT WORTH, Texas (Feb. 10, 2014) – The Kenneth W. Davis, Jr. Endowed Lectureship announces General Electric as series event speaker at Brown-Lupton University Union at TCU on Oct. 20, 2014. Hannah Kaplan, Distributed Power Global Oil & Gas Vertical Leader for GE, will be presenting “The Role of Distributed Power in the New Unconventionals […]

Fracking Doesn’t Cause Significant Earthquakes, Study Says

Hydraulic fracturing used to access oil and gas from rock and shale hasn’t caused “significant”earthquakes, according to a study by Durham University. “Hydraulic fracturing is not a significant mechanism for inducing felt earthquakes,” Richard Davies, director of the U.K. university’s energy institute, said today in a statement.“The size and number of felt earthquakes caused by fracking […]

Natural Gas Vehicles Taking Hold Across the US

Rising gas prices have been slowly putting dents in our pocket books. Governments, Big Business and Entrepreneurs have been hard at work trying to find an economical alternative to petroleum based vehicles, creating a hybrid vehicle movement. According to the US Department of Energy the average price per gallon of gas will remain the same […]

NYC food truck uses compressed natural gas

NEW YORK — New York City is getting its first food truck fully powered by compressed natural gas. Proponents say it’s easier on the environment. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Texas oil and gas investor T. Boone Pickens are discussing the details Thursday at City Hall Park in Manhattan.

China Slow to Start Fracking for Natural Gas in Shale

After more than a decade of spectacular growth fuelled by coal, China finds itself sitting on a bonanza of shale gas. Its reserves are the world’s largest, beating even those of the United States. But developing this vast resource won’t be easy, as a bidding last month for shale-gas leases made clear. “The resource is […]

Hunter Enis Chair in Petroleum Geology Opening

Applications are being accepted for the new Hunter Enis Chair in Petroleum Geology. Position Description: The TCU School of Geology, Energy, and the Environment (SGEE) invites applications for the new Hunter Enis Chair in Petroleum Geology. The position is for a Professor of Professional Practice (PPP) with a goal of preparing students for careers in […]