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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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New Research Chair Established at Texas A&M University – College Station

New Research Chair Established at Texas A&M University – College Station  A new five year, US$1.35 million funding package from the CMG Reservoir Simulation Foundation (Foundation CMG) will establish an Industrial Research Chair in Robust Reduced Complexity Modeling (R2CM) in Reservoir Engineering, at the Department of Petroleum Engineering, Texas A&M University (TAMU-College Station). The Foundation […]

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Frank Meyer awarded the Canadian Engineering Leader Award

Frank Meyer awarded the Canadian Engineering Leader Award

Frank Meyer is the recipient of the 2011 Canadian Engineering Leader Award from the Schulich School of Engineering. Photo by Stephanie Leblond Faculty, staff, students, donors and supporters of the Schulich School of Engineering gathered Dec. 1 for the 2011 Dean’s Holiday Reception and recognition of leaders in engineering. “Every single day I encounter something that […]

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New Research Chair Established at the University of Texas at Austin

A new five year, US$1.35 million funding package from CMG Reservoir Simulation Foundation (Foundation CMG) will establish an Industrial Research Chair in Reservoir Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin (UT). The new Foundation CMG funding support through a Chair in Reservoir Engineering to be held by Dr. Quoc P. Nguyen, will support Dr. […]

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This Is What Leadership Looks Like

When Frank Meyer retired as President and CEO of Foundation CMG this year, the company wanted to recognize him in a way that was as original and inspiring as the man himself. A $1.5 million namesake gift to the Schulich School of Engineering has created the Foundation CMG/Frank and Sarah Meyer Collaboration Centre. This centre […]

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Foundation CMG is extremely pleased to announce the extension of Heriot-Watt Chairs, by committing another £ 1.1M over a five year period.

Foundation CMG is extremely pleased to announce the extension of Heriot-Watt Chairs, by committing another £ 1.1M over a five year period.

A new five year, £1.1m funding package from CMG Reservoir Simulation Foundation will establish a world leading Reservoir Simulation Group in Carbonate Reservoirs at Heriot-Watt University’s Institute of Petroleum Engineering (IPE), and will form the basis of a £5m world class cradle of innovation in the field. More than 60% (around 3 trillion barrels) of […]

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New Chairs Aid Oil and Gas Exploration

New Chairs Aid Oil and Gas Exploration

John Chen (left) and Mario Costa Sousa are the latest research chairs in the Informatics Circle of Research Excellence (iCORE). Behind them is a 3D representation of a reservoir with directional wells. / Photo: Ken Bendiktsen Creating software that allows users to gain insightful information from vast amounts of oil and gas reservoir data is […]

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