By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University research team has improved an important catalytic reaction commonly used in the oil and gas industries that could lead to dramatic energy savings and reduced pollution.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Award winning historian Darren Dochuk will discuss “Crude Awakenings: A Sacred History of Oil in the Early 20th-Century American West” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, in the CUB junior ballroom at Washington State University.
By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Even if I walked to work each day, I would still be indebted for my daily bread to cars and trucks. The many goods we buy in stores arrive at their destinations courtesy of the internal combustion engine.
By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – When I was young geology student, I learned the basics of petroleum production as they were then understood. Deep layers of sedimentary rocks, including shale, were the “source rocks” for hydrocarbons.
LACROSSE, Wash. – When LaCrosse area farmer Steve Camp takes stock of his harvest later this year, he’ll measure at least part of it in gallons instead of bushels. For the past three years, the fifth generation wheat and barley farmer has dedicated part of his operation to camelina, an […]
PULLMAN – Norman Lewis, regents professor and director of the Institute of Biological Chemistry at WSU, will give a far-reaching futuristic perspective of our growing energy needs, with an emphasis on biofuels, in Seattle this month as part of WSU’s “Innovators” luncheon. In a world once again confronted with volatility in oil prices, with […]
PULLMAN — Norman G. Lewis, director of Washington State University’s Institute of Biological Chemistry, will play a role in the multi-million-dollar bioenergy initiative recently announced by the U.S. Department of Energy. DOE last week announced it will invest up to $375 million in three new Bioenergy Research centers as part of President Bush’s initiative to reduce […]
“Water: Oil of the Future?” is the topic of the annual Lanning Lecture by James H. Clark at 3:10 p.m. Thursday, March 23, in Carpenter 102. Sponsored by the College of Engineering and Architecture, the lecture is funded by alumnus Jack Dillon in honor of his late wife, Frances Lanning Dillon. Clark is the Los […]
Changes to European social structure and economy that occurred after Arab oil replaced coal will be discussed by professor Ellis Jay Goldberg, director of the Middle East Center at the Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, in Smith CUE 202. The lecture, “United States’ Hegemony, Arab Oil […]