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Researchers at KU, WVU to strengthen water-stewardship practices for U.S. energy production

Researchers at KU, WVU to strengthen water-stewardship practices for U.S. energy production

Every year in the U.S., a whopping 20 billion barrels of water are generated as a byproduct of domestic oil and gas recovery, according to...[Read More]
WVU researcher leads study identifying active reservoir management as a safer method for underground CO2 storage

WVU researcher leads study identifying active reservoir management as a safer method for underground CO2 storage

In a recently published study, a team of researchers identified a process for managing reservoir pressure that improves the safety of underground carbon storage. The study...[Read More]
WVU helps countries better understand responsible development, management and impact of unconventional gas resources

WVU helps countries better understand responsible development, management and impact of unconventional gas resources

Recognizing the depth and breadth of its knowledge about unconventional natural gas resources, the United States Department of State has called on West Virginia University...[Read More]
WVWRI Welcomes New Environmental Technician

WVWRI Welcomes New Environmental Technician

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The West Virginia Water Research Institute (WVWRI) is pleased to announce that Aaron Beam has joined its team as its new Environmental...[Read More]
Research at WVU Concludes Waste From Test Fracking Wells Safe to be on Highways

Research at WVU Concludes Waste From Test Fracking Wells Safe to be on Highways

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Researchers at West Virginia University studied drilling wastes produced at two research wells near Morgantown and found they are well below federal...[Read More]