Seven projects, many of which have applications to Wyoming issues —
including wind farm efficiency, aerosol impacts on snowpack and snow
melt, and cloud formation — were recently chosen to receive
computational time and storage space on the supercomputer in Cheyenne.
Scientific and technical instrument manufacturer FEI will provide
state-of-the-art imaging equipment, software and support for
cutting-edge digital rock research that will have far-reaching impacts
for Wyoming’s oil and gas industry — and its economy, the University of
Wyoming announced today (Friday). Read More
The University of Wyoming and Baker Hughes Inc., a global oil field
services company, today (Monday) announced a $1 million grant to support
research that will help ensure the future of Wyoming’s economy.
The University of Wyoming announced today a transformational investment
of $15 million from Hess Corporation, bringing its total investment in
UW since 2013 to $25 million. Read More
The University of Wyoming broke ground today (Monday) on the $53.5
million High Bay Research Facility, a novel, state-of-the-art facility
with flexible laboratory space that will allow UW’s energy programs to
achieve distinction in areas of strategic importance to Wyoming and the
nation. Read More
Gov. Matt Mead and University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity were joined today (Thursday) by Greg Hill, president and chief operating officer of Hess Corporation, to announce Hess’s second commitment to UW in the past two years.
A University of Wyoming professor who is an international leader in the study of the flow of fluid in porous media has been appointed to a prestigious endowed professorship at UW.
The University of Wyoming announced today (Tuesday) the creation of a new collaboration with Halliburton, a leading oil field services company. Halliburton is gifting $2 million to support the construction of a major new UW energy and engineering research complex. In addition, Halliburton is funding $1 million for research into unconventional reservoirs.
More and more, oil and gas companies are faced with extracting precious minerals from unconventional reservoirs that are difficult and costly to access. They have an ally in Mohammad Piri, a University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources associate professor of chemical and petroleum engineering, who heads the Hess Digital Rock Physics Laboratory in UW’s new Energy Innovation Center (EIC).
Presentations by world-renowned scientists and industry leaders are among the activities scheduled as part of the grand opening of the Hess Digital Rock Physics Laboratory at the University of Wyoming Friday, Sept. 20.