Archive for the ‘Director’s Corner’ Category

Oct 22

Announcing the New Hunter Enis Chair of Petroelum Geology–Applications Being Accepted

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…

Aug 22

Energy Initiatives

Wind Farms: The TCU Institute for Environmental Studies manages the TCU-Oxford-NextEra Wind Research Initiative. Go to Quick Links for more information. Geothermal Basins: TCU will soon be a new center for a global research network of scholars focused on the basic science and engineering questions that need to be addressed to make large-scale geothermal energy…

Aug 2

NGVs in Texas

Our “Breakout Year” for NGVs in Texas By Ken Morgan, Director, TCU Energy Institute Natural gas has a long history as a reliable fuel source for home heating, industrial manufacturing and electrical generation. However, securing long term supplies has always been tied to the discovery and development of conventional “oil and gas reservoirs” that over…