You are here

Researchers seek new way to tap oil reservoir

Top Stories

Electric vehicle chargers latest in University's green efforts

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette's new electric charging station in the Cajun Field is the first public elec

Read More ➝

Life Support: Researchers build biorefinery system to supply water, air on Mars

NASA and the Louisiana Board of Regents, through the LaSPACE program, awarded UL Lafayette's Energy Institute of Lou

Read More ➝

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is now home to the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale Laboratory, a multidisciplinary consortium of geologists, petroleum engineers, geophysicists and economic development experts from UL Lafayette and four other institutions.

The Tuscaloosa Marine Shale is an 8-million-acre subsurface rock formation estimated to hold about 7 billion barrels of light, sweet crude oil. But the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale has teased – and largely spurned – the energy industry for decades.

Read more about our researchers' plan to unlock the black gold mine in the latest issue of La Louisiane, the Magazine of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.