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



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

LGS Board Nominees: 2016-2017


Bill Finley: Past President

Bill grew up in Lake Charles, LA, and graduated from LaGrange High School in 1965. Returning to college on the GI Bill, Bill finished his course work with a BS Degree in Geology in 1974 and an MS Degree in Geology in 1975 from USL.

Bill . . . → Read More: LGS Board Nominees: 2016-2017

LGS Bulletin – April 2016


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AAPG Delegate Voice – April 2016


Stay informed with current AAPG news, notes and concerns with the Delegates Voice. . . . → Read More: AAPG Delegate Voice – April 2016

April 2016 – President’s Letter


President’s Message April 2016 LGS Bulletin

Okay so the world is about to fall apart, but that’s no reason to defund education Governor.

Your current Board of Directors has been diligently working to find ways for the Society to aid the University and our community under the guidelines of our Constitutional objectives. These efforts have . . . → Read More: April 2016 – President’s Letter

LGS Luncheon – April 2016



Intro to Reservoir Fluid PVT Analysis for Earth Scientists

The need for good, representative reservoir fluid samples is critical to the effective design and operation of any development project. The decision to build and deploy production facilities exposes producers up to several billion dollars of investment risk, and a solid understanding of formation fluids . . . → Read More: LGS Luncheon – April 2016

LGS Bulletin – March 2016


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LGS Luncheon – March 2016


BIO #1:

Kody Shellhouse (kxs4862@louisiana.edu) is currently a Master’s candidate in Geology at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Originally from Georgia, he obtained his BS in Geology at Auburn University with a Minor in French. He was previously a Petroleum Geology Intern for Badger Oil Corporation and currently serves as the . . . → Read More: LGS Luncheon – March 2016

SWLGS Luncheon Invitation

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The SWLGS wanted to extend an invitation to the LGS membership for their next luncheon scheduled on Tuesday, March 8 at 11:30. The J. Ben Carsey AAPG/SEG Inter-Society Distinguished Lecturer Dr. Barney Issen will be the speaker. Barney is a geophysicist & interpretation workflow specialist (bio & abstracts below). He will be presenting “Re-Thinking the . . . → Read More: SWLGS Luncheon Invitation