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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: 090050000100 Top Depth: 1 Ft. Bottom Depth: 3000 Ft. lease_name: sample_type_name: OUTCROP SAMPLES sample_category_name: Miscellaneous formation_name: Unknown formation_age_name: Unknown facility_name: Houston reservoir_name: WILDCAT operator_name: UNKNOWN state_name: Florida county_name: Bay Supplemental Information: Web (this sample): http://igor.beg.utexas.edu/crc2/geosample.aspx?ID=39976Phone: 512-471-0402 (Austin CRC)Phone: 713-466-8346 (Houston CRC) Dataset Reference Date: 2009-09-14 00:00:00.0 Min Depth: 1.0 Max Depth: 3000.0 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: 427094036700 Top Depth: 5500 Ft. Bottom Depth: 10443 Ft. lease_name: OCS 2698 sample_type_name: CUTTINGS sample_category_name: Cuttings formation_name: Unknown formation_age_name: Unknown facility_name: Houston reservoir_name: HIGH ISLAND A-537 operator_name: UNKNOWN Supplemental Information: Web (this sample): http://igor.beg.utexas.edu/crc2/geosample.aspx?ID=173355Phone: 512-471-0402 (Austin CRC)Phone: 713-466-8346 (Houston CRC) Dataset Reference Date: 2009-09-14 00:00:00.0 Min Depth: 5500.0 Max Depth: 10443.0 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: 170610038500 Top Depth: 9685 Ft. Bottom Depth: 9704 Ft. lease_name: LUCILLE B WRIGHT UN sample_type_name: CORE CHIPS/CORE PLUGS sample_category_name: Core formation_name: Unknown formation_age_name: Unknown facility_name: Houston reservoir_name: Unknown operator_name: UNKNOWN state_name: Louisiana county_name: Jackson Supplemental Information: Web (this sample): http://igor.beg.utexas.edu/crc2/geosample.aspx?ID=60490Phone: 512-471-0402 (Austin CRC)Phone: 713-466-8346 (Houston CRC) Dataset Reference Date: 2009-09-14 00:00:00.0 Min Depth: 9685.0 Max Depth: 9704.0 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: 050170635800 Top Depth: 4434 Ft. Bottom Depth: 4437 Ft. lease_name: CHAMPLIN 558 AMOCO sample_type_name: SLABBED CORE sample_category_name: Core formation_name: Unknown formation_age_name: Unknown facility_name: Houston reservoir_name: UNNAMED operator_name: UNKNOWN state_name: Colorado county_name: Cheyenne Supplemental Information: Web (this sample): http://igor.beg.utexas.edu/crc2/geosample.aspx?ID=34667Phone: 512-471-0402 (Austin CRC)Phone: 713-466-8346 (Houston CRC) Dataset Reference Date: 2009-09-14 00:00:00.0 Min Depth: 4434.0 Max Depth: 4437.0 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: 424270358800 Top Depth: 5098 Ft. Bottom Depth: 6760 Ft. lease_name: sample_type_name: CUTTINGS sample_category_name: Cuttings formation_name: Unknown formation_age_name: Unknown facility_name: Houston reservoir_name: RINCON operator_name: KERR-MCGEE OIL & GAS ONSHORE LLC state_name: Texas county_name: Starr Supplemental Information: Web (this sample): http://igor.beg.utexas.edu/crc2/geosample.aspx?ID=161187Phone: 512-471-0402 (Austin CRC)Phone: 713-466-8346 (Houston CRC) Dataset Reference Date: 2009-09-14 00:00:00.0 Min Depth: 5098.0 Max Depth: 6760.0 Depth Units: ft
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