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Texas Bureau of Economic Geology

Bureau of Economic Geology

Who We Are

The Bureau of Economic Geology, established in 1909, is the oldest research unit at The University of Texas at Austin. The Bureau, part of The John A. and Katherine G. Jackson School of Geosciences at The University of Texas at Austin, also functions as the State Geological Survey. The Bureau not only curates the largest volume of subsurface core and cuttings in the United States at three world-class centers located in Houston, Austin, and Midland, but also runs a major Texas well log library, with nearly 1 million well records on file. The Bureau serves as the Regional Lead Organization for the Petroleum Technology Transfer Council and Managing Organization for the Advanced Energy Consortium. Centers include the Gulf Coast Carbon Center and Center for Energy Economics. Bureau reports, maps, and other publications are available for a nominal price.

What we do

Our mission is to provide research and advice related to energy and environmental issues and to perform State Geological Survey functions as requested by the State Legislature. Outreach efforts involve the public, State agencies, Federal agencies, private foundations, and industry. The Bureau conducts basic and applied research related to energy resources including oil, natural gas, and coal; mineral resources; coastal processes; Earth and environmental systems; hydrogeology; carbon sequestration; nanotechnology; energy economics; and geologic mapping. The Bureau disseminates scientific knowledge by (1) publishing research results in scientific journals, in Bureau reports, and on the Internet; (2) conducting technology transfer workshops and schools; (3) participating in professional meetings; (4) training undergraduate and graduate students and postdocs by providing hands-on research experience with modern datasets; and (5) promoting K-12 and public outreach.


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Location
University Station, Box X
Austin , TX 78713-8924
This is a geologic sample in one of the Bureau of Economic Geology's three Core Research Centers. API Number: 300452142000 Top Depth: 5000 Ft. Bottom Depth: 6100 Ft. lease_name: sample_type_name: CUTTINGS sample_category_name: Cuttings formation_name: Unknown formation_age_name: Unknown facility_name: Houston reservoir_name: Unknown operator_name: UNKNOWN state_name: New Mexico county_name: San Juan Supplemental Information: Web (this sample): http://igor.beg.utexas.edu/crc2/geosample.aspx?ID=124031Phone: 512-471-0402 (Austin CRC)Phone: 713-466-8346 (Houston CRC) Dataset Reference Date: 2009-09-14 00:00:00.0 Min Depth: 5000.0 Max Depth: 6100.0 Depth Units: ft
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This is a geologic sample in one of the Bureau of Economic Geology's three Core Research Centers. API Number: 423953033600 Top Depth: 4120 Ft. Bottom Depth: 5810 Ft. sample_type_name: CUTTINGS sample_category_name: Cuttings formation_name: Unknown formation_age_name: Unknown facility_name: Houston reservoir_name: SOUTH EDDY operator_name: UNKNOWN state_name: Texas county_name: Robertson Supplemental Information: Web (this sample): http://igor.beg.utexas.edu/crc2/geosample.aspx?ID=249348Phone: 512-471-0402 (Austin CRC)Phone: 713-466-8346 (Houston CRC) Dataset Reference Date: 2009-09-14 00:00:00.0 Min Depth: 4120.0 Max Depth: 5810.0 Depth Units: ft
Categories: Physical Item
This is a geologic sample in one of the Bureau of Economic Geology's three Core Research Centers. API Number: 427054007300 Top Depth: 16565 Ft. Bottom Depth: 16567 Ft. lease_name: OCS-G-2664 sample_type_name: SLABBED CORE sample_category_name: Core formation_name: Unknown formation_age_name: Unknown facility_name: Houston reservoir_name: BRAZOS operator_name: UNKNOWN Supplemental Information: Web (this sample): http://igor.beg.utexas.edu/crc2/geosample.aspx?ID=168134Phone: 512-471-0402 (Austin CRC)Phone: 713-466-8346 (Houston CRC) Dataset Reference Date: 2009-09-14 00:00:00.0 Min Depth: 16565.0 Max Depth: 16567.0 Depth Units: ft
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This is a geologic sample in one of the Bureau of Economic Geology's three Core Research Centers. API Number: 040292086400 Top Depth: 5673 Ft. Bottom Depth: 8173 Ft. lease_name: KCL L sample_type_name: SIDEWALL CORE sample_category_name: Core formation_name: Unknown formation_age_name: Unknown facility_name: Houston reservoir_name: WHEELER RIDGE operator_name: UNKNOWN state_name: California county_name: Kern Supplemental Information: Web (this sample): http://igor.beg.utexas.edu/crc2/geosample.aspx?ID=208929Phone: 512-471-0402 (Austin CRC)Phone: 713-466-8346 (Houston CRC) Dataset Reference Date: 2009-09-14 00:00:00.0 Min Depth: 5673.0 Max Depth: 8173.0 Depth Units: ft
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This is a geologic sample in one of the Bureau of Economic Geology's three Core Research Centers. API Number: 171212015800 Top Depth: 12820 Ft. Bottom Depth: 12823 Ft. lease_name: TRACOASTAL LAND INC. sample_type_name: SLABBED CORE sample_category_name: Core formation_name: Unknown formation_age_name: Unknown facility_name: Houston reservoir_name: BAYOU CHOLPE operator_name: UNKNOWN state_name: Louisiana county_name: West Baton Rouge Supplemental Information: Web (this sample): http://igor.beg.utexas.edu/crc2/geosample.aspx?ID=68679Phone: 512-471-0402 (Austin CRC)Phone: 713-466-8346 (Houston CRC) Dataset Reference Date: 2009-09-14 00:00:00.0 Min Depth: 12820.0 Max Depth: 12823.0 Depth Units: ft
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