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Technology Unlocks Petroleum Potential

Technology Unlocks Petroleum Potential

BYU alum Chris Bexfield has worked ten years for one of the United States’ top hydrocarbon producers—combining business, technology, and geology. Chevron employed Bexfield in 2007 after he had worked three years for Anadarko Petroleum. His geological knowledge has...
When Opportunity Doesn’t Come Knocking

When Opportunity Doesn’t Come Knocking

It’s not always easy finding a job after graduation. When BYU geology alum JD Shumway finished up his master’s thesis at the end of 2016, there appeared to be no job prospects in sight. “I started to become worried as I neared the end of my thesis. If I didn’t get a...
Mosasaur: Died in Cretaceous Period, Found in 1975, Displayed in 2017

Mosasaur: Died in Cretaceous Period, Found in 1975, Displayed in 2017

Back in his day, Craig Slover walked to school—and found the fossil remains of a thirty-foot-long mosasaur. A cast of the fossil now hangs from the ceiling of the Eyring Science Center. Dr. Rod Scheetz, curator of the BYU Museum of Paleontology, said the fossil’s jaw shows definite scarring—evidence of violent interactions with other mosasaurs.