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Every Grain of Sand: Shale gas and Hydraulic Fracturing
February 1, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

We all hear about shale gas being the next big thing in energy, but what is it?  The quick retort is that it’s gas in shale, but what does that mean? The gas is a natural gas so it is a series of hydrogen and carbon linked in gaseous forms.  This includes gases like methane […]

HMNS Expansion Update: Finishing Touches From 2011
January 9, 2012 · 3 Comments

The push to finish the construction of the Duncan Family Wing is getting underway, and for the most part the visible progress starts to happen on a smaller scale than it has thus far. View of the west façade of the new wing, fully visible from San Jacinto – now that the tower crane has […]

Birthplace: Pennsylvania? US Oil Turns 150 Today
August 27, 2009 · 1 Comment

Today’s guest blogger is Julian Lamborn. He is a volunteer at the museum and has been leading tours as a docent since March of 2004. He is an engineer, and loves to study and talk about energy. Today, Julian gives us a history lesson about the start of the oil industry in the United States – […]

VIDEO: Explore The Wiess Energy Hall
August 19, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Energy is a topic that relates to every one of us – and with the recent spike in the price of oil, it’s something we’re all following closely. I can’t think of a better place to learn quickly and easily about the oil and gas industry than the Weiss Energy Hall, here at the Houston Museum of […]



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