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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: 420513299400 Top Depth: 11921 Ft. Bottom Depth: 11997 Ft. sample_type_name: CORE CHIPS/CORE PLUGS sample_category_name: Core formation_name: Unknown formation_age_name: Unknown facility_name: Houston reservoir_name: BILOXI CREEK WILCOX operator_name: APACHE CORPORATION state_name: Texas county_name: Burleson
Categories: Physical Item; Tags: Rock cores
This is a geologic sample in one of the Bureau of Economic Geology's three Core Research Centers. API Number: 421233002000 Top Depth: 15944 Ft. Bottom Depth: 15959 Ft. lease_name: BROWN, CORA S. #1 sample_type_name: CORE CHIPS/CORE PLUGS sample_category_name: Core formation_name: Unknown formation_age_name: Unknown facility_name: Houston reservoir_name: DAVIDSON RANCH PENN operator_name: SHELL OIL CO. state_name: Texas county_name: DeWitt
Categories: Physical Item; Tags: Rock cores
This is a geologic sample in one of the Bureau of Economic Geology's three Core Research Centers. API Number: 420413106200 Top Depth: 7877 Ft. Bottom Depth: 7877 Ft. sample_type_name: CORE CHIPS/CORE PLUGS sample_category_name: Core formation_name: Unknown formation_age_name: Unknown facility_name: Houston reservoir_name: NEWARK, EAST (BARNET SHALE) operator_name: UNKNOWN state_name: Texas county_name: Burleson
Categories: Physical Item; Tags: Rock cores
This is a geologic sample in one of the Bureau of Economic Geology's three Core Research Centers. API Number: 420413106200 Top Depth: 11744 Ft. Bottom Depth: 11767 Ft. sample_type_name: CORE CHIPS/CORE PLUGS sample_category_name: Core formation_name: Unknown formation_age_name: Unknown facility_name: Houston reservoir_name: NEWARK, EAST (BARNET SHALE) operator_name: UNKNOWN state_name: Texas county_name: Burleson
Categories: Physical Item; Tags: Rock cores
This is a geologic sample in one of the Bureau of Economic Geology's three Core Research Centers. API Number: 424270059200 Top Depth: 6522 Ft. Bottom Depth: 8500 Ft. sample_type_name: CORE CHIPS/CORE PLUGS sample_category_name: Core formation_name: Unknown formation_age_name: Unknown facility_name: Houston reservoir_name: ANN & MAG operator_name: SUN EXPL. & PROD. CO.-CORPUS state_name: Texas county_name: Starr
Categories: Physical Item; Tags: Rock cores
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