May 2017 Bulletin

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President’s Letter – May 2017

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Greetings!

Another year has flown by! Our May 17th, 2017 luncheon will mark my last meeting as LGS President. Thank you to our outgoing board members and those board members who have offered to serve another year. LGS cannot function without the help of volunteers and Chairs of Committees. A special thanks to chairs Jim . . . → Read More: President’s Letter – May 2017

LGS Luncheon – May 2017

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Myron Kinley and the ‘Torch of Moreni’

Jeff Spencer & Marius Furcuta

Myron M. Kinley (1898-1978) has been called the first, the dean, the grandfather, and the original pioneer oil well firefighter. He and his father Karl are often credited with being the first to use explosives to extinguish an oil well fire (1913). . . . → Read More: LGS Luncheon – May 2017

LGS Board Nominees: 2017-2018

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Here are the current nominees for the 2017-2018 LGS Board. . . . → Read More: LGS Board Nominees: 2017-2018

April 2017 Bulletin

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President’s Letter – April 2017

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Greetings!

Spring is upon us and so is the warm weather. The SWLGS/LGS Golf tournament is set for Friday May, 19 beginning at 8:00am at the Squirrel Run golf course in New Iberia. Brian Brennan, the Tournament Chair always puts on a good event; so round up a team, send in that entry and if . . . → Read More: President’s Letter – April 2017

LGS Luncheon – April 2017

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Title: The Cretaceous-Paleogene Boundary Deposit in LaSalle Parish, Louisiana

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The Cretaceous-Paleogene Boundary Deposit is an impact-induced sedimentary deposit across the Gulf of Mexico basin, deposited due to the catastrophic effects of the Chicxulub Impact. The purpose of this project was to determine what the lithology and sedimentology evidence found in the Justiss . . . → Read More: LGS Luncheon – April 2017

March 2017 Bulletin

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President’s Letter – March 2017

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Greetings,

This month our lunch speaker on March 15th, is John Dribus, who will be talking about; Recent Significant Global Deepwater Discoveries and the Look Forward for Deep Water Exploration. This should be a great talk and I hope you all can make it!

We have a lot of great events coming up in the . . . → Read More: President’s Letter – March 2017

Field Trip – The Atchafalaya Basin In Louisiana

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