May 2015 – Presidents Column



The May 20, 2015 will be the last meeting of my term as the President of the Lafayette Geological Society. The membership has elected a very capable Board for the 2015-2016 LGS year. Bill Finley will serve as President. He will be joined on the Board by Samantha Leone, President-Elect; Justin Guidy, Vice President; . . . → Read More: May 2015 – Presidents Column

May 2015 LGS Luncheon



Ethics for Geoscientists and Engineers

Ethics has many definitions; it is a study of the rules of human behavior, the standards of right and wrong, that part of science and philosophy dealing with moral conduct, duty, and judgment, the voluntary actions specifically taken by an individual with sufficient knowledge of . . . → Read More: May 2015 LGS Luncheon

LGS Bulletin – April 2015


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GCACS President’s Letter


Good communication is particularly important to GCAGS, its approximately 10,000 members, and its 13 affiliated member societies. Thank you for visiting the GCAGS convention website — a major tool of good communication. This year we celebrate strength in unity with the theme “united we explore, united we learn” . . . → Read More: GCACS President’s Letter

April 2015 LGS Luncheon



The Salt –Sediment Interface: Key to Understanding the Dynamic Processes Involved in Salt Diapirism

Dr. Kate Giles, Institute of Tectonic Studies, The University of Texas at El Paso

Salt diapirs may form significant tectonic features within sedimentary basins and are important zones of precious metal concentration, hydrocarbon accumulation, . . . → Read More: April 2015 LGS Luncheon

April 2015 – Presidents Column


Spring Greetings


With only two months left in my term as LGS President I have been thinking about the numerous events and changes that I have witnessed in the last fifty years. In 1965 crude oil was trading in the range of two to three dollars per barrel and natural gas prices were strictly . . . → Read More: April 2015 – Presidents Column

LGS Board Nominees 2015-2016


Samantha Leone: President-elect

Samantha Leone earned her undergraduate degree in Geology & Geophysics from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. After deciding to pursue a career in the oil industry she moved to Louisiana and earned her Masters of Science in Geology at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. During her Masters studies . . . → Read More: LGS Board Nominees 2015-2016

G&G Sessions for OTC 2015

G&G Sessions for OTC 2015.

Monday, May 4, 2015

09:30-12:00 Geoscience Technology in Offshore Projects: Emphasis on Pore

12:15-13:45 Topical Luncheon: Deepwater Exploration: A View Forward

14:00-16:30 Well Integrity Management


Tuesday, May 5, 2015

09:30-12:00 Advanced and Integrated Geophysical Interpretation

14:00-16:30 Broadband Seismic – Recent Advances, Current Pitfalls, and Future

Pressure Prediction

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March 2015 – Presidents Column



One more time change has interrupted our individual circadian rhythms. Supposedly, it takes two weeks to adjust to the time change. I have my doubts. We should be almost back to normal for the March 18 Wednesday luncheon meeting at the Petroleum Club. This meeting will be held in the Walnut Room and not . . . → Read More: March 2015 – Presidents Column

LGS Bulletin – March 2015


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