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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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World-class lab at U of A to investigate unconventional hydrocarbons

World-class lab at U of A to investigate unconventional hydrocarbons

BY DAVID HOWELL, EDMONTON JOURNAL   Cutting-edge research into new ways of recovering bitumen, coal bed methane, shale gas and other unconventional hydrocarbons is the focus of a $15-million collaboration between the University of Alberta, government and industry. Rick Chalaturnyk, a U of A professor of geotechnical engineering, was named Tuesday as the inaugural holder […]

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University of Alberta Faculty of Engineering announces establishment of the Foundation CMG Endowed Chair in Reservoir Geomechanics

University of Alberta Faculty of Engineering announces establishment of the Foundation CMG Endowed Chair in Reservoir Geomechanics Endowed Chair will integrate into a $15M industrial research program aiming to unlock Canada’s unconventional energy resources Edmonton, November 25, 2014 – The University of Alberta Faculty of Engineering and Foundation CMG have joined forces to foster discovery […]

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New Research Chair Established at UNICAMP in Brazil

New Research Chair Established at UNICAMP in Brazil

A new five-year, $1.35 million funding package from the CMG Reservoir Simulation Foundation (Foundation CMG) will establish an Industrial Research Chair in OPTIMIZATION AND INTEGRATION OF RESERVOIR SIMULATION AND PRODUCTION FACILITIES, in the University of Campinas, UNICAMP, Brazil. The Foundation CMG funding will support a chair in reservoir engineering, which will be led by Dr. […]

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