Jeramie Adams PETROPHASE 2022 Keynote Speaker on Petroleum & Energy Transition

April 28, 2022
Jeramie Adams confirmed as a Keynote Speaker on Petroleum & Entergy Transition at PETROPHASE 2022 June 12-16, 2022 in Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia.
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WRI Lead Engineer Yogesh Kumbargari Guest Speaker for IndianOil R&D Webinar

February 28, 2022
WRI Lead Engineer Yogesh Kumbargeri is a guest speaker at the IndianOil R&D Golden Jubilee Webinar Series on Bitumen Quality for Better Roads.
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Jean-Pascal Planche - MESAT Webinar & ISAP DAY 2021-APE Presenter

October 8, 2021
Jean-Pascal Planche will present at the MESAT Webinar on October 14, 2021 and ISAP DAY 2021 - APE on November 23, 2021
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Board Members Honored With Title Director Emeritus

October 6, 2021
At the September quarterly meeting of the Board of Directors, they recognized two long-term members of the Board by honoring them with the title of Director Emeritus.
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Western Research Institute has prevailed in a major intellectual property (IP) dispute against Chevron in the US Federal Circuit Court in Washington, DC on November 4, 2020

August 2, 2021
Western Research Institute (WRI), a nonprofit entity with headquarters in Laramie, WY has prevailed in a major intellectual property (IP) dispute against Chevron in the US Federal Circuit Court in Washington, DC on November 4, 2020. As a result of the appeals court ruling, the Patent Office’s validation on May 4, 2021 of US patent 10,994,252, Methods for Estimating a Property of a Hydrocarbon, was also validated for WRI by the US Federal Circuit.
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OUR CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

May 5, 2021
Jean-Pascal Planche has served in the role of CEO and Senior VP Asphalt and Petroleum Technologies since February 2020.
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WRI's Covid-19 Response

May 5, 2021
On behalf of the entire team at Western Research Institute, we hope all of you are doing well. The past year has been challenging for everyone. We have maintained our services while weathering the crisis and monitoring the evolving situation.
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ASTM Award of Merit - Susan Sorini is Recognized

January 9, 2020
WRI Lead Scientist Susan Sorini has received the highest award of one the largest voluntary standards development organizations in the world. Officials of ASTM International presented her with the Award of Merit on February 3, in Las Vegas.
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WRI Earns AASHTO Accreditation for Asphalt Binders

January 9, 2020
WRI is proud to announce that it has received the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Accreditation for Asphalt Binders. Per the certificate, WRI has demonstrated proficiency for testing of construction materials and has conformed to the minimum requirements established in AASHTO R 18 set forth by the AASHTO Highway Subcommittee on Materials (HSOM).
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WRI’s Pavement Preservation Work Attracts Industry

January 9, 2020
WRI Lead Engineer Michael Farrar was invited by leading pavement preservation industry associations to make a presentation on his Chip Seal Aging Survey at the ISSA/ISAET/AEMA annual meeting held in Aventura, Florida, February 25-27.
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