University of Texas Institute for Geophysics (UTIG) professor John W. Snedden offered a comment to Forbes for an article published in its upcoming December 15, 2014 edition. The article focuses on the success of deepwater drilling company Venari Resources and its exploration in the Gulf of Mexico, finding recent big oil discoveries amidst a risky financial […]
The University of Texas Institute for Geophysics will lead a research team in a newly funded $58 million effort to study methane hydrates in the Gulf of Mexico as a potential energy source. Full details on the upcoming research and the grant, one of the largest ever awarded to the university, can be read here.
John Snedden, director of the Gulf Basin Depositional Synthesis Project and Senior Research Scientist at the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics (UTIG), recently contributed comments for several articles, including a front-page newspaper article regarding crude oil exploration operations in the Gulf of Mexico.Dr. Snedden spoke to the Houston Chronicle about the ongoing allure of […]