LGS Bulletin – September 2016


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September 2016 – President’s Letter


Dear LGS Members,

Welcome to the 2016–17 LGS year. I hope you’ve all recovered from the recent flooding. The month of September will be a busy one for both LGS and GCAGS. Upcoming events include the following:

1) GCAGS short courses and field trips (in and around the Corpus Christi Area), Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, . . . → Read More: September 2016 – President’s Letter

LGS Luncheon – September 2016



Finding Oil and Gas Using the Power of Machine Learning

Deborah King Sacrey

Since the late 1970’s the explosion of various kinds of seismic attributes derived from the acquired seismic signal has been the boon and the bane of the interpreter. Now the interpretation of reflection data requires powerful computers and advanced visualization software . . . → Read More: LGS Luncheon – September 2016

2016 LGS/SWLGS Barbeque Ice Breaker



SAVE THE DATE! LGS & SWGLS will be hosting the Annual Kickoff BBQ on Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 at Vermilionville 6pm-10pm SEE FLYER BELOW Contact jhollier@mackenergy.com with any questions. To purchase sponsorship levels or event tickets please go HERE

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Shreveport Geological Society Golf Invitation

Shreveport Geological Society

The Shreveport Geological Society has invited our members to participate in their golf tournament on September 9th. Details and the registration form are below.


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LGS Bulletin – May 2016


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April 28th Wine Event Picture


Here are a few photos from our April 28th Wine Event. Thanks to all that attended! . . . → Read More: April 28th Wine Event Picture

May 2016 – President’s Letter


President’s Message.

Well this is the last time you’ll have to hear from me. (Oh, this sounds ominous even to me.) There are two themes in this message, Society news and a final philosophical rant. Proceed with caution.

The society news is the changing of the guard. To the . . . → Read More: May 2016 – President’s Letter

2016 Alumni Crawfish Boil – Date Change


Geology Department in conjunction with the Lafayette Geological Society is hosting the annual Alumni Crawfish Boil. REGISTRATION & TICKET PURCHASE link is at the bottom of this post. . . . → Read More: 2016 Alumni Crawfish Boil – Date Change

LGS Luncheon – May 2016: Photos Added



A Return To Higher Oil Prices: It’s Complicated

Arthur E. Berman

Oil prices reached a possible minimum in early 2016 and higher prices may be expected going forward as market balance improves with falling production levels. It is useful, therefore, to assess what has been learned during almost two years of lower . . . → Read More: LGS Luncheon – May 2016: Photos Added