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New Paths

At the WVU Center for Innovation in Gas Research and Utilization, we conduct transformative, fundamental, research directed at innovative pathways for shale gas utilization and upgrading.

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The WVU Center for Innovation in Gas Research and Utilization, located in the Benajmin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, conducts research in the gas, oil and chemical fields. Our research includes broad areas that cover catalysis, reaction engineering, material science, power generation and gas turbines. We aim to stimulate the economic well-being in both West Virginia and across the globe through technical innovation, knowledge creation and educational excellence.

Cutting-Edge Technologies

  • Process Intensified Modularity
  • Plasma Catalysis
  • Catalytic Membrane
  • Oxidative Dehydrogenation
  • Chemical Looping
  • Combustion Engine
  • Advanced Turbine

Unique Shale Gas Services

  • Legal
  • Policy
  • Environmental

Diverse Natural Gas Products

  • Acetylene
  • Aromatics
  • C4 Olefins and Butadiene
  • Fuel Cell
  • Transportation Fuels
Researcher connecting tubes in lab   
Portrait of John Hu and Xingbo Liu.   
Industrial Facility   

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