mark northam http://wyomingpublicradio.net en UW’s School of Energy Resources working to forge research relationship with Saudi Arabia http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/uw-s-school-energy-resources-working-forge-research-relationship-saudi-arabia <p>The University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources is working to forge a relationship with Saudi Arabia’s national oil and gas company, Saudi Aramco, and King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals. Saudi Aramco is the biggest oil and gas company in the world and invests heavily in research and development. SER Director, Mark Northam, just returned from a trip to Saudi Arabia. He says Wyoming and Saudi Arabia face similar challenges when it comes to unconventional reservoirs and water shortages, and he says they would both benefit by sharing their resources.</p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 22:17:30 +0000 Irina Zhorov 39480 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net UW’s School of Energy Resources working to forge research relationship with Saudi Arabia Energy Innovation Center To Open http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/energy-innovation-center-open <p>The University of Wyoming’s long awaited Energy Innovation Center opens in January.&nbsp;</p><p>The 25-point-four million dollar facility features some high tech capabilities that U-W Energy School Director Mark Northam says should allow Wyoming to be a leader in energy research.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>It will have links to high speed computers, such as the NCAR Supercomputer and will allow for outside research.</p><p>“The building will also have a distance collaboration laboratory that will be useful for researchers and other professionals who are working with people in other loca</p><p></p> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 01:41:21 +0000 Bob Beck 33686 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Energy Innovation Center To Open