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2017 Highlights for the GCAGS Affiliated Societies


     

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Alabama.Geological.Society

ALABAMA GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY
Dr. Richard A. Esposito, President
Email:  raesposi@southernco.com

March 28, 2017, 1:00 pm-5:00 pm, A Hands-On Core Description Workshop.

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AMGP

ASOCIACION MEXICANA DE GEOLOGOS PETROLEROS (AMGP)
Jose Luiz Garcia Mar, President
Email:  presidencia@amgp.org and emendez2310@gmail.com

 

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Austin Geological Soceity

AUSTIN GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY
John Berry, President
Email:  jlbassoc@gmail.com

January 9, 2017, 6:30 pm-8:00 pm, Austin Geological Society Business Meeting.

February 6, 2017, 6:30 pm-8:00 pm, AGS Meeting: Geology and Highway Engineering Problems in Texas.

February 11, 2017, 10:00 am and Feb 12, 2017, 11:00 am, CCGS Fieldtrip: The Rio Grande Delta and its Surroundings: Frontiers of Geoscience and Development.

February 25, 2017, 7:00 am-5:00 pm, Field Trip: Less Frequented Springs of the Austin Area, Texas, Trip Leaders: Alan Cherepon, Sylvia Pope, and Scott Hiers. Sign up with Charlotte Sullivan ph: 512.809.0656 email: charolotte.sullivan(at)pnnl.gov. Assembly point: Pickle Research Center, 10100 Burnet Road, Austin 78758; Meet bus in visitor parking lot on North side of Burnet Rd entrance.

March 6, 2017, 6:30 pm-8:00 pm, AGS Meeting: Thomas Ewing: A Scenic Tour of the Subsurface of the Austin Area.

April 3, 2017, 7:00 pm-8:00 pm, AGS Meeting: Panel Discussion on "How and why I became a Geoscientist, and what that decision led to."

May 1, 2017, 7:00 pm-8:00 pm, AGS Meeting: Mudrocks (shales, mudstones) at the Scale of Grains and Pores: Current Understanding.

 

 

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BRGS

BATON ROUGE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY
Dr. R. Mark Conger, President
Email:  robert.conger@basf.com

January 13, 2017, BRGS Meeting, A Geological Investigation as Evidence for an NPDES Permit Violation in Mississippi by Mr. Stephen Oivanki, PG, Gulf South Research Corp.

February 10, 2017, BRGS Meeting, Geology, Law, and the Coast by Mr. Kelly M. Haggar.

March 10, 2017, BRGS Meeting, Facies Reconstruction of a Late Pleistocene Cypress Forest Discovered on the Northern Gulf of Mexico Continental Shelf.

April 11 & 12, 2017, 11th Annual Louisiana Groundwater, Surface Water, and Water Resources Symposium, Dalton Woods Auditorium, Energy, Coast, & Environmental Building Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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CCGS

CORPUS CHRISTI GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY
Barbara E. Beynon, P.G., President
Email:  bbeynon77@yahoo.com


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East Texas Geological Society

EAST TEXAS GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY
Anita Paulsen, President
E-mail:  apaulssen@Mewbourne.com

January 18, 2017, 11:30 am-1:30 pm, Luncheon Meeting, Raymond Woodward presents Horizontal Wells: How to Waste Millions and Wreck Your Project.

January 24, 2017, 8:30 am-4:00 pm, OCGS Short Course, How to Utilize the Mid-Continent Geological Library (MCGL), Michael Lichtenwalter, Pyramid Exploration, LLC.

January 26, 2017, 5:00 pm-7:00 pm, ETGS Winter Social, Rose City Draft House.

February 8, 2017, 11:30 am-1:30 pm, Luncheon Meeting, Dr. John Suter presents Variations on a Theme—Latitudinal Impacts on Sequence Stratigraphy.

February 22, 2017, 8:00 am-5:00 pm, The Delaware Basin Playmaker Forum.

February 23, 2017, 8:30 am-4:30 pm, ETGS Sequence Stratigraphy Class.

March 13, 2017, 8:30 am-5:00 pm, OCGS One Day Short Course.

March 15, 2017, 11:30 am-1:30 pm, Luncheon Meeting, AJ Kumar presents Digital Rock Characterization by CT Imaging: A Powerful Tool for Rapid Quantification of Rock Properties.

March 22, 2017, 11:30 am-1:30 pm, OCGS Technical Luncheon, Speaker Glen Brown “History of Technology Advancements in Oklahoma Oil & Gas”.

March 27, 2017, 8:00 am-5:00 pm, 2017 Energy Summit.

March 28, 2017, 8:00 am-3:00 pm, The 18th Annual 2017 ETGS Prospect & Tech EXPO.

March 29, 2017, 9:00 am-4:30 pm, Premier Workshop: A Multi Domain Approach to Build High Resolution Optimization Models via Geology, Geochemistry, Petrophysics, Geomechanics and Completions Using Experimental Core Studies.

April 1, 2017, 7:00 am-8:00 pm, Pioneering Women in Petroleum Geology: 100 Years.

April 2-5, 2017, 8:00 am-5:00 pm, AAPG Annual Convention & Exhibition (ACE).

April 11 & 12, 2017, 11th Annual Louisiana Groundwater, Surface Water, and Water Resources Symposium, Dalton Woods Auditorium, Energy, Coast, & Environmental Building Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

April 19, 2017,11:30 am-1:30 pm, Luncheon Meeting, Peter K. Blomquistpresents Hottest Play in the USA: Wolfcamp Play, Midland Basin, West Texas.

April 21, 2017, 6:30 pm-9:30 pm, SGS Ninth Annual Geology and Wine Dinner Meeting.

May 6, 2017, 8:00 am-1:00 pm, ETGS 6th Annual Skeet Shoot Rose City Flying Clays: Tyler, Texas.

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HGS

HOUSTON GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY
John Jordan, President
Email:  john.jordan.062255@gmail.com

January 9, 2017, 6:30-7:30 pm, HGS General Dinner - The Appalachian Basin, Shale Capital of the World.

January 11, 2017, 5:30 pm, HGS E & E - Field Safety at Environmental Assessment and Remediation Sites: The Use of Situational Awareness and Operational Discipline in Combatting the Normalization of Deviance.

January 16, 2017, 5:30 pm, HGS International Dinner - Expulsion and Migration Associated with Unconventional Petroleum Systems.

January 17, 2017, 11:30 am, HGS Northsiders' Luncheon - Case Study: Application of Multicomponent Induction Tool Inversion to Natural Fracture Characterization in a Resource Play.

January 23, 2017, 5:30 pm, HGS North American Dinner - Practical Seismic Petrophysics: The Effective Use of Log Data For Seismic Analysis.

January 24, 2017, 7:00 am-5:00 pm, New GTW, New Power - Big Data, Deep Learning, Deepwater!

January 25, 2017, 11:30 am, HGS General Lunch - The role of the Western Interior Seaway as a paleoceanographic corridor in the deposition of the organic-rich Eagle Ford Shale in Southern Texas.

January 26, 2017, 6:00 pm-9:00 pm, SPRE- Introduction to Exploration Economics.

February 8, 2017, 5:30 pm, HGS E & E - Environmental Risk and Management through Insurance.

February 13, 2017, 5:30 pm, HGS General Dinner - Scholarship Night.

February 14, 2017, Non-HGS event GSH Luncheon- Data Integration and Integration from a Seismic Perspective-The Excitement of Innovation.

February 15, 2017, 8:00 am, NAPE Summit.

February 15, 2017, 11:00 am, Non-HGS event GSH Luncheon- Data Integration and Integration from a Seismic Perspective-The Excitement of Innovation.

February 16, 2017, 11:00 am, Non-HGS Event GSH Luncheon- Data Interpretation and Integration from a Seismic Perspective – The Excitement of Innovation.

February 20, 2017, 5:30 pm, HGS International Dinner - Tectonostratigraphic Evolution of the Barbados Accretionary Prism and its Controls on Hydrocarbon Prospectivity in Offshore Barbados.

February 21, 2017, 6:00 pm, SPRE Meeting- Oil and gas prices and upstream trends in Latin America: What the future may bring.

February 22, 2017, 11:26 am, AAPG- Delaware Basin Playmaker's Forum.

February 22, 2017, 11:15 am, HGS General Lunch - Gray Areas: Interactive Application of Business Ethics In the Geoscience Profession.

February 23, 2017, 11:15 am, HGS Northsiders' Luncheon - Predictive Organization of Intra-Slope Basin Submarine Fans.

February 23, 2017, 6:00 pm, AAPG Young Professionals & neoGeos Happy Hour.

February 27, 2017, 5:30 pm, HGS North American Dinner - Life of Field: Geoscience Monitoring of Reservoir Performance.

March 6, 2017, 5:30 pm, HGS General Dinner - Relationship between Reservoir Quality, Facies and Depositional Environment: Working Towards a Predictive Model for the Deepwater Wilcox.

March 7, 2017, 8:00 am, 2017 Mudrocks Conference.

March 8, 2017 5:30 pm, HGS E & E - Upper Cambrian Microbial Reefs, Mason, Texas: The making of Virtual Outcrops using Drone Imagery.

March 20, 2017, 5:30 pm HGS International Dinner - Oil and Gas Plays in Mesozoic and Tertiary Carbonates Deposited in Southwestern Europe and Northern Africa Near the Present-Day Mediterranean Sea.

March 21, 2017, 11:30 am, HGS Northsiders' Luncheon.

March 22, 2017, 11:30 am, HGS General Lunch - Real Global Price of Oil in the Unconventional Era.

March 27, 2017, 5:30 pm, HGS North American Dinner -Investigation of New Production Targets in the Springer Shale within the South Central Oklahoma Oil Province (SCOOP) Utilizing the Latest Digital Rock Analysis Techniques.

March 28, 2017, 10:00 am, Upstream Oil and Gas Professionals Hiring Event.

April 2-5, 2017, 2017 AAPG Convention - Houston.

April 5, 2017, 5:30 pm, CGN Panel- Challenges and Opportunities for Exploration and Development in the Colombian Offshore.

April 6, 2017, 7:45 am, Spindletop Salt Dome Field Trip.

April 10, 2017, 5:15 pm, HGS General Dinner - Man Made Diagenesis and the Law of Unintended Consequences. Geomechanical Evaluation Prevents Productivity Loss in Gorgon Field, Offshore Western Australia.

April 12, 2017, 5:30 pm, HGS E & E - Tentative.

April 17, 2017, 5:30 pm, HGS International Dinner - Analytics: Understanding the Hype & Predictive-Modeling Basics.

April 19, 2017, 11:15 am, HGS Northsiders' Luncheon - Diagenesis of Ash Beds in Mudrocks and their Impact on Production.

April 21, 2017, 12:00 pm, 2017 HGS Shrimp Peel & Crawfish Boil.

April 24, 2017, 5:30 pm-7:30 pm, HGS North American Dinner - Delaware Basin Carbonates: Shelf to Basin, Outcrop to Subsurface.

April 26, 2017, 11:15 am, HGS General Lunch - Rare earth element geochemistry of shallow carbonate outcropping strata in Saudi Arabia: Application for depositional environments prediction.

July 24, 2017, 12:00 am, AAPG Unconventional- Resources Technology Conference.

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LGS

LAFAYETTE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY
Samantha Leone, President
Email:  sleone@fmi.com

January 10, 2017, 11:30 am-1:00 pm, Monthly Meeting, Derek Beckett's presentation on " Enhanced Oil Recovery in Unconventional Formations: Gas Cycling".

February 15, 2017, 11:30 am-1:00 pm, Monthly Meeting, Chris Williams' presentation on "Utilizing Image Logs (OMRI, XRMI) to create Turbidite Litho-Facies based upon Bouma's Facies Model".

March 15, 2017, 11:30 am-1:00 pm, Monthly Meeting, John R. Dribus, Recent Significant Global Deepwater Discoveries and the Look Forward for Deep Water Exploration.

March 23, 2017, 6:00 pm, LGS/UL Geology & Wine Event.

April 1, 2017, 9:00 am, Atchafalaya Field Trip.

April 29, 2017, 12:00 pm-2:00 pm, Crawfish Boil.

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MGS

MISSISSIPPI GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY
Craigin Knox, President
Email:  craginknox@outlook.com

January 12, 2017, Noon Luncheon, Jamie Harris, Ancient Mountains and Deep Time: Exploring the Scottish Roots of Geology.

February 9, 2017, Noon Luncheon

March 9, 2017, Noon Luncheon

April 13, 2017, Noon Luncheon

May 11, 2017, (Spring Fling)

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NOGS

NEW ORLEANS GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY
Al Melillo, President
Email:  allanmelillo@bellsouth.net

February 23, 2017, PLANO Seminar & Executive Night.

March 6, 2017, NOGS Luncheon Meeting, Jaap H. Nienhuis - Predicting Delta Morphology on a Global Scale.

April 9, 2017, PIPE Family Fun Eat and Run 2017.

April 10, 2017, NOGS Luncheon Meeting, Nancye H. Dawers - Faulting in Southeast Louisiana: Misconceptions, Realities & Research Needs.

April 15, 2017, Super Science Saturday.

April 29, 2017, NOGS Field Trip.

May 1, 2017, NOGS-PLANO Golf Tournament.

July 13-15, 2017, Petroleum History Institute Symposium.

August 21-23, 2017, 21st Annual Deep Water Technical Symposium.

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SGS

SHREVEPORT GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY
John Stroud, President
Email:  jostroud@stroudexploration.com

January 17, 2017, 11:30 am-1:00 pm, Monthly Meeting - "The Norphlet Desert & Its Sand Dunes" presented by Martin Cassidy.

February 17, 2017, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm, SGS Scholarship Application Deadline.

February 21, 2017, 11:30 am-1:00 pm, Monthly Meeting - "An Overview of the Structural Evolution of the Gulf Coast Region of Texas and Louisiana" presented by Kevin Mickus.

February 23, 2017, 8:30 am-4:30 pm, ETGS Sequence Stratigraphy Class.

March 21, 2017, 11:30 am-1:00 pm, Monthly Meeting - "Pitfalls, Limitations, and Work-Arounds in Seismic Attribute Interpretation – Distinguishing Geology from Artifacts" presented by Kurt J. Marfurt.

March 28, 2017, 8:00 am-3:30 pm, ETGS Tech & Prospect Expo.

April 11 & 12, 2017, 11th Annual Louisiana Groundwater, Surface Water, and Water Resources Symposium, Dalton Woods Auditorium, Energy, Coast, & Environmental Building Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

April 21, 2017, 6:30 pm-9:30 pm, Ninth Annual Geology and Wine Dinner Meeting.

April 23, 2017, 5:00 pm-6:00 pm, SIPES Lafayette Chapter Scholarship Deadline.

May 16, 2017, 11:30 am-1:00 pm, Monthly Meeting - "Microseismicity in OK vs. Microseismicity Risks in LA" presented by Randy Keller.

May 26, 2017, 8:00 am-5:00 pm, 2017 Shreveport Geological Society Hit & Run - Tennis Tournament and 5K.


STGS

SOUTH TEXAS GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY
Ted Flanigan, President
Email:  flanigante@gmail.com

March 8, 2017, 11:30 am, STGS Meeting, Depositional History of the Upper Wilcox Group and Lower Reklaw Formation, Northern Bee County, Texas, William A. Ambrose.

April 12, 2017, 11:30 am, STGS Meeting, Mudrocks (shales, mudstones) at the Scale of Grains and Pores: Current Understanding, Kitty Milliken.

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STGS

SOUTHEASTERN GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY
Bryan Carrick, President
Email:  carrickbk@embarqmail.com

February 25, 2017, SEGS Field Trip to Lake Wales Ridge Sand Pits.

March 31–April 1, 2017, SEGS-FAPG Virginia Key Deep Well Field Trip.

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