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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March 2015 LGS Luncheon



The Oil & Gas Industry and Wetlands Loss in Coastal Louisiana

Few topics of public discourse are simultaneously so widely discussed and so poorly understood as wetlands loss in coastal Louisiana. A set of commonly accepted principles can be grouped into the “Coastal Erosion Model of Wetlands Loss”, . . . → Read More: March 2015 LGS Luncheon

Shreveport Geological Society Continuing Education Event


You Are Invited to a Shreveport Geological Society Continuing Education Event “Salt Tectonics of Interior Salt Basins” by: Mark Rowan

When: April 2, 2015

Where: Petroleum Club Shreveport

15th Floor 8:30am to 5:00pm

$90.00 per person, includes materials and meal

. . . → Read More: Shreveport Geological Society Continuing Education Event