February 2018 – Bulletin


LGS Luncheon – February 2018



Unconventional Isn’t Easy

Trevor Casper The pace of horizontal drilling in onshore plays far outpaces the drilling of conventional vertical and deviated wells in North America. This pace, combined with strategies like pad drilling and early industry and financing comments about “mining” for oil and gas, have contributed to a sense, in some circles, . . . → Read More: LGS Luncheon – February 2018

President’s Letter – February 2018

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Dear LGS Members:

I hope you all enjoyed the icy start to the year. It was disappointing not to hold the January luncheon, but the Petroleum Club was closed due to the freezing weather. I was looking forward to hearing from our speaker, but we will try to reschedule him in the future. Punxsutawney Phil . . . → Read More: President’s Letter – February 2018

January 2018 – Bulletin


President’s Letter – January 2018

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Dear LGS Members:

Welcome to 2018! I hope you all enjoyed a joyous holiday season and a great start to the New Year. I hope we can keep it going throughout the year.


Our next meeting will be held on January 17 at the Petroleum Club. We will hear a presentation by David Koger . . . → Read More: President’s Letter – January 2018

LGS Luncheon – January 2018

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Title: Airphotos, Satellites, Drones: Helping out Up, Mid, and Downstream

David Koger Koger Remote Sensing Fort Worth


Image data—from airplanes, satellites, or drones—are unique, inexpensive, easily used with common computer setups, widely available, and they merge easily with maps and other data.

Photogeology has led exploration for over 80 years, adding information where . . . → Read More: LGS Luncheon – January 2018

December 2017 Bulletin


2018 Annual LGS Pizza Party


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President’s Letter – December 2017

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Dear LGS Members:

Here we are at the end of another semester and the end of the year. I guess it’s true, time flies when you’re having fun. Thanks to those who attended the UL AAPG student chapter’s Cocktail Party at the Lafayette Science Museum. The students did a great job setting up and catering . . . → Read More: President’s Letter – December 2017

12th Annual Louisiana Water Conference


Louisiana Geological Survey, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center & Louisiana Water Resources Research Institute 12th Annual Louisiana Water Conference . . . → Read More: 12th Annual Louisiana Water Conference