April 2019 Luncheon


Abstract: “In the age of Permian dominance, can the Eagle Ford fly high again / Dusting off the Austin Chalk ”


The Eagle Ford Shale play covers an area roughly 50 miles wide and 400 miles long in Texas, with an average thickness of 250 feet, producing both natural gas and oil. In 2010 . . . → Read More: April 2019 Luncheon

April 2019 President’s Column


Dear All,

I would like to thank all of you for welcoming the visiting high school students at our last luncheon. I hope they enjoyed the event, and got a chance to learn about earth sciences and our society. I would like to send a particular thank you to the UL Lafayette AAPG student chapter . . . → Read More: April 2019 President’s Column

April 2019 Bulletin


Night at the Museum


Enjoy a private tour of the Geology Museum guided by Dr. Jim Martin . . . → Read More: Night at the Museum

Field Trip: Teche – Vermilion


Attention: Potential Field Trippers, a unique opportunity! . . . → Read More: Field Trip: Teche – Vermilion

March 2019 Bulletin


President’s Column – March 2019


Dear All,

At the next luncheon (March 20th) we will have the pleasure of hosting about 20 students with dual enrollment between UL Lafayette and Comeaux Highschool. These students are currently taking geology classes, and we would like to show . . . → Read More: President’s Column – March 2019

LGS Luncheon – March 2019


Abstract: “Drillinginfo Presentation”


Drillinginfo has increased its geological offerings over the last few years by expanding its Geology Team in Austin, TX, creating regional studies in all the major North American resource play basins, and building software tools and geological interpretations designed to help our customers get ahead of the competition via rapid play . . . → Read More: LGS Luncheon – March 2019

LGS Luncheon – February 2019


Abstract: “ Honesty—Avoiding the Misuse of Models:”

Honesty is a basic principle of geoscience ethics. We all use models but all models are incomplete and flawed. Nevertheless, some models are useful in assisting understanding of a particular system. Honesty requires disclosure of the limitations and deficiencies of a particular model. Modern computer modeling permits examination . . . → Read More: LGS Luncheon – February 2019

President’s Column – February 2019



Dear All,

Thank you for coming to our annual professional meet and greet at Deano’s! I hope you enjoyed the pizza and the beer! I would like to particularly thank our sponsors: Seitel, Intrepid Exploration, and Stratagraph.

This month we have the pleasure to host David Abbott, the AAPG Distinguished Lecturer for Ethics. David . . . → Read More: President’s Column – February 2019