For 25 years, an industry-sponsored research project led by the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics (UTIG), has provided its members with a depositional history of the offshore northern Gulf of Mexico. Now for the first time, UTIG’s Gulf Basin Depositional Synthesis (GBDS) program, will offer its members analysis of the entire basin, including the […]
By Constantino Panagopulos It is December, 2018, and Repsol has just signed to rejoin the Gulf Basin Depositional Synthesis (GBDS) program, an industry-supported study of the Gulf of Mexico spearheaded by The University of Texas Institute for Geophysics (UTIG). Program director John Snedden knows that the Spanish energy giant’s return to GBDS not only marks […]
UTIG Master’s student Mario Gutierrez was recently awarded an Endowed Presidential Scholarship by the Michael Duchin Endowment. We caught up with Mario to learn about his work and studies here at UTIG. Degree Program: Master’s in Geological Sciences, anticipated graduation date: May 2018 What are you studying? My thesis topic focuses on Lithologic Calibration of Neogene Mass Transportation […]
With the endowment of the Richard T. Buffler postdoctoral fellowship, the Gulf Basin Depositional Synthesis project celebrates 20 years of continuous funding.
Chris Lowery turned his love of the outdoors into a career. As a postdoctoral fellow he’s helping define UTIG’s presence in the Gulf of Mexico.