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Eagle Ford Center for Research, Education and Outreach (EFCREO) was established in August 2013 by the Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering at Texas A&M University Kingsville.

Research and Educational Capacities at Texas A&M University-Kingsville:

  • Outstanding students whose career goals are well aligned with those of the regional economic development.

  • A wide range of engineering programs (architectural, civil, environmental, electrical, computer science, mechanical, chemical and natural gas, and industrial engineering).

  • Nationally competitive environmental engineering program.

  • Historically well-known natural gas engineering program.

  • Competitive transportation research and educational expertise.

  • A wide range of social science programs (political science, economics, and sociology) including international studies which incorparates global perspectives on major issues like sustainable development.

  • Caesar Kelberg Wildlife Research Institute provides expertise on native seed restoration.

Education and Training:

  • Provides technical skills training for young professionals who are vital to the sustainable development of the Eagle Ford Shale Reserve.


  • Organizes focused centered workshops to foster communications among acadamia, community organizations, industry and government entities on Eagle Ford Shale development related technical issues.

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This page was last updated on: May 14, 2015