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You are here:  State-by-State Project Profiles > Arkansas

DOE Fossil Energy R&D Projects in Arkansas 


Number of Projects

Total Value*
(Million $)

DOE Share
(Million $)

Job Benefits**

Oil & Gas Projects





*Includes DOE and private sector cost-sharing

**An average of 28.5 direct and indirect jobs per $1 million in R&D funding is used based on the Department of Commerce Regional Input-Output Modeling System formula.

University of Arkansas Developing Computer-Based Oil & Gas Modeling Tools
  • Web-Based Decision Support System - Researchers at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR are developing modules for a web-based decision support tool that will be used my small- to mid-sized oil and gas exploration companies, as well as environmental regulators and other stakeholders, to proactively minimize adverse ecosystem impacts associated with the recovery of oil and gas reserves in sensitive areas in the Arkansas region. DOE is funding $320,000 toward this $456,000 project.


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Page updated on: May 13, 2008 

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