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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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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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Foundation CMG Visits Institute of Petroleum Engineering

Foundation CMG Visits Institute of Petroleum Engineering

“I have tremendously enjoyed our visit to IPE and Heriot-Watt University and meeting its dedicated students and staff. I am very impressed with the ambitions of Heriot-Watt University and the breadth and depth of the research and training activities in this Foundation CMG Chair Programme, which are well aligned with our mission.” Duke Anderson, President […]

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New Research Chair Established at Penn State University

The CMG Reservoir Simulation Foundation (Foundation CMG) recently gave funds to establish a new industrial chair in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences’ (EMS) John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering (EME) at Penn State. Foundation CMG’s mandate is to investigate leading edge research and innovation in oil and gas […]

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