Science for the Responsible Management of the Environment

The University of Leicester is an internationally renowned research institution with a global reputation for environmental research and environmental technologies. Our research portfolio is well placed to address a number of the scientific and technological challenges associated with the development of the oil and gas industry.

At the University of Leicester, we perform cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research to ease the complex interactions between human activity and our physical environment. This includes research in the fields of:

Sensing: Earth to Atmosphere

Find out more about our work in...

  • Petrophysics
  • Geomechanics
  • Instrumental Development (Handheld X-ray Diffraction and Airborne Sensors)
  • Geospatial Technologies (GIS and Remote Sensing)

Visualisation – Pore to Reservoir

Find out more about our work in...

  • Sedimentology
  • Geophysical Data Integration
  • Petrophysics
  • Modelling
  • Geospatial Technologies (GIS and Remote Sensing)

Unconventional Reservoirs

Find out more about our expertise in...

  • Sensitivity studies of shale gas petrophysical models
  • Shale fracking and hydrocarbon yields
  • Minimising technology-induced hazards: Laboratory investigation of induced seismicity
  • Sedimentological controls on organic matter preservation
  • Petrophysics uncovered: P.UNC

Contact

To find out how our academics can work with your business please contact:

William Wells, Business Development Manager
ww88@le.ac.uk
07810 658 729

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Contact

To find out how our academics can work with your business please contact:

William Wells
Business Development Manager
ww88@le.ac.uk
07810 658 729