Dr. Runar Nygaard, assistant professor of petroleum engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, is giving a public lecture on the Deepwater Horizon Incident at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 4, in Room 204 of McNutt Hall on the Missouri S&T campus.
Several glass containers filled with algae-stained water sit on a table in Dr. Paul Nam’s laboratory at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Next to the big green bottles are two much smaller vials. One of the vials, labeled “biodiesel,” contains a mostly clear solution. Nam picks up the other vial, labeled “algae oil,” and gives it a shake. A small amount of dark liquid swishes around.
Dr. Richard Stegemeier, former chairman and
chief executive officer of Unocal Corp., will deliver a public lecture on
global warming, “Global Warming – Physical or Political Science?”, at 10 a.m.
Friday, April 4, in the Missouri Room of the Havener Center on the Missouri
University of Science and Technology
Like some of the levees in New Orleans, much of the oil producing infrastructure in the Gulf of Mexico wasn’t built to withstand a hurricane as powerful as Katrina, according to a petroleum engineering expert at the University of Missouri-Rolla.