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Energy Resources Engineering

We teach courses and perform research relevant to the production and transformation of energy resources.

Creating a sustainable energy future

We train future leaders in the science and engineering of Earth's energy resources. We combine theory, experiments, and computation to understand and influence the global energy resources landscape. We are committed to leading the way to provide the people, methods, and tools for sustainable management of the Earth's energy resources.

ERE PhD Student Nora Hennessy is a Stanford Earth Photo Contest winner!

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Training future leaders

Influencing the global energy resources landscape

Our interdisciplinary collaborators

Stanford Earth faculty work with researchers across multiple departments at Stanford, often through  interdisciplinary programs supported by the the Precourt Institute for Energy, the Woods Institute for the Environment, and the Natural Gas Initiative.

Precourt Institute for Energy

A university-wide resource for energy research, conferences, and connections.

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Woods Institute for the Environment

The institute supports research on sustainability challenges and connects scholars with decision makers to create practical solutions for real-world issues.

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Natural Gas Initiative

The Natural Gas Initiative develops solutions to bridge our energy needs towards a more secure and cleaner energy future.

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Energy Resources Engineering news

Microbial community could help map the subsurface

Yuran Zhang, a doctoral student in Energy Resources Engineering, and other members of EGS Collab may have unlocked a new way to map underground water movements.

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SCCS Managing Director serves as Moderator for CCST Expert Briefing

SCCS Managing Director, Sarah Saltzer, serves as Moderator for CCST Expert Briefing in February 2020. 

CCST Expert Briefings are presentations by panels of relevant experts on a range of science or technology topics. 

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Natural gas extraction from Appalachia increased jobs, premature deaths

"The fact that impacts from emissions cross county and state boundaries is a clear indication of the need for federal management," Inês Azevedo and co-authors write.

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Animal agriculture costs more In health damage than it contributes to the economy

Stanford Associate Professor,  Inês M.L. Azevedo, co-authored a recent study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences (PNAS).

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