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Lovingly Remembered Frank Meyer, 1941-2018

Lovingly Remembered Frank Meyer, 1941-2018

With a truly amazing attitude about life and dying, Frank Meyer succumbed to Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis  on Monday, April 9, 2018 at the age of 77. Frank was born in Houston, Texas to Leanore Adams Meyer and Robert Charles Meyer on January 13, 1941. Growing up in West University Place, Houston, Frank had a wonderful […]

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Foundation CMG rebrands to Energi Simulation

Foundation CMG rebrands to Energi Simulation

At a recent Strategic Planning session with our Board of Directors we identified the need to broaden our scope from “oil and gas” to the full “energy” sector.   This was in response to the world’s concerns, which we share, regarding clean energy and the importance of the environment.   We knew that we needed to develop […]

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Unlocking Coal Seam Gas in Australia

Unlocking Coal Seam Gas in Australia

Photo: New FCMG Industrial Research Chair, UQ Professor Suzanne Hurter (middle), with FCMG President Duke Anderson (right), and VP Technology Andrew Seto (left) CALGARY & BRISBANE — Suzanne Hurter, Professor of the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Queensland has been appointed as the inaugural Foundation CMG Industrial Research Chair in Onshore Gas […]

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‘Oil is Well’ at University of Bergen, Norway

‘Oil is Well’ at University of Bergen, Norway

CALGARY & BERGEN — Foundation CMG (FCMG) has announced the renewal of their sponsorship of the FCMG Industrial Research Chair in Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR), held by Dr. Arne Skauge at the University of Bergen since October 2011.  The CAD 2.1 million contribution over the next 5 years, with potential matching funds amounting to CAD […]

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Zhangxing (John) Chen – NSERC Synergy Award for Innovation 2017

Zhangxing (John) Chen – NSERC Synergy Award for Innovation 2017

Alberta’s petroleum industry is a cornerstone of Canada’s economy, and one that is constantly improving its operations to reduce costs and environmental impact. Since 2008, Zhangxing (John) Chen of the University of Calgary has led a research consortium with a group of partners from the oil and gas sectors. Together, they are using dynamic simulations to test new […]

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A new research center at USC Viterbi will tackle some “deep” science to improve how natural resources are detected and extracted

A new research center at USC Viterbi will tackle some “deep” science to improve how natural resources are detected and extracted

A Digital Underground A new research center at USC Viterbi will tackle some “deep” science to improve how natural resources are detected and extracted. A golden age of easy-to-extract oil and natural gas appears to be coming to an end. As a result, major oil companies especially are developing new technology to help detect underground […]

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Advanced imaging techniques let U of T engineers see inside rock

Advanced imaging techniques let U of T engineers see inside rock

University of Toronto’s Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering announces establishment of the Foundation CMG Research Chair in Fundamental Petroleum Rock Physics and Rock Mechanics Professor Giovanni Grasselli, left, with FCMG President Duke Anderson in October 2015. (Courtesy: FCMG) In cities from Toronto to Tokyo, before you undertake a massive infrastructure project such as building […]

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New Research Chair Established at the University of Toronto

New Research Chair Established at the University of Toronto

Professor Giovanni Grasselli, left, with FCMG President Duke Anderson in October 2015. (Courtesy: FCMG) University of Toronto’s Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering announces establishment of the Foundation CMG Research Chair in Fundamental Petroleum Rock Physics and Rock Mechanics TORONTO — University of Toronto Professor Giovanni Grasselli, of the Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering, […]

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Funding secured to tackle improved oil recovery challenge

Funding secured to tackle improved oil recovery challenge

Foundation CMG Chairs Professor Sebastian Geiger and Professor Eric Mackay Foundation CMG (FCMG) has announced the extension of their sponsorship of the FCMG Chairs held by Professor Eric Mackay and Professor Sebastian Geiger, by committing another £1.1M to Heriot-Watt University over a five-year period. This investment, together with matching funds that could be as high […]

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Oil and gas expertise gains prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prize

Oil and gas expertise gains prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prize

Heriot-Watt’s Institute of Petroleum Engineering has received a prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prize, recognising its sustained pioneering work in innovation and research excellence, as the Institute celebrates its 40th anniversary. The prize recognises how the Institute’s research and innovation activity spans exploration to production technology, and also harnesses its findings to enhance interdisciplinary work being carried out, including […]

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