School of Energy Resources http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en UW Gets A Big Gift From Hess Corporation http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-gets-big-gift-hess-corporation <p>Hess Corporation President Greg Hill joined Gov. Matt Mead at The University of Wyoming Thursday to announce the company’s plan to donate $4.3 million more to help build UW’s new energy and engineering research complex.</p><p>Hess has now committed a total of $10 million to the university, $8.7 million of which will be matched by state funds.</p><p>The gifts support the High Bay Research Facility, which will be used for large-scale experiments and research aimed at tapping ‘unconventional reservoirs.’</p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 01:17:04 +0000 Aaron Schrank 59419 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW Gets A Big Gift From Hess Corporation UW Students And Gov. Mead Learn About Coal Technologies in Australia http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-students-and-gov-mead-learn-about-coal-technologies-australia <p>Governor Matt Mead recently attended an Advanced Coal Technology Conference in Australia.&nbsp; Eight students from the University of Wyoming’s School of Energy Resources joined him.</p><p>Graduate student Mary Kate McCarney is a geochemist who attended the coal conference.&nbsp; She said she appreciated the fact that students were included in the conversation at the conference.</p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 16:02:19 +0000 Melodie Edwards 56103 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW Students And Gov. Mead Learn About Coal Technologies in Australia UW’s School of Energy Resources working to forge research relationship with Saudi Arabia http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-s-school-energy-resources-working-forge-research-relationship-saudi-arabia <p>The University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources is working to forge a relationship with Saudi Arabia’s national oil and gas company, Saudi Aramco, and King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals. Saudi Aramco is the biggest oil and gas company in the world and invests heavily in research and development. SER Director, Mark Northam, just returned from a trip to Saudi Arabia. He says Wyoming and Saudi Arabia face similar challenges when it comes to unconventional reservoirs and water shortages, and he says they would both benefit by sharing their resources.</p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 22:17:30 +0000 Irina Zhorov 39480 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW’s School of Energy Resources working to forge research relationship with Saudi Arabia UW program will prepare a new generation of landmen for the booming energy industry http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-program-will-prepare-new-generation-landmen-booming-energy-industry <p>University of Wyoming just initiated a new program out of its burgeoning School of Energy Resources. The professional land management concentration will train landmen. Those are people who look for untapped oil and gas and other resources and negotiate contracts between their owners and companies that want to develop them.&nbsp; Wyoming Public Radio’s Irina Zhorov reports that the program is just in time.</p><p>[sound from meeting]</p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 23:06:27 +0000 Irina Zhorov 36099 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW program will prepare a new generation of landmen for the booming energy industry UW's School of Energy Resources receives large gift from Hess Corp. http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uws-school-energy-resources-receives-large-gift-hess-corp <p>The University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources is getting $4.4 million from the Hess Corporation to help fund a program that will investigate the flow of oil and gas through tight shale and sandstone.&nbsp; It’s part of a UW effort to research unconventional oil and gas reservoirs through the Center for Advanced Oil and Gas technologies.&nbsp;&nbsp; The Hess donation will specifically go towards the Nano Resolution Imaging Laboratory.&nbsp; State matching funds make it a gift of nearly $9 million.&nbsp; Governor Matt Mead says the gifts will lead to creative ways to improve energy dev Fri, 18 Jan 2013 23:54:11 +0000 Bob Beck 35451 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW's School of Energy Resources receives large gift from Hess Corp.