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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

President’s Letter – November 2017

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Dear LGS Members:

Wow! Another month has come and gone. I hope you all had an opportunity to attend LAGCOE, the GCAGS convention, or both! Our LAGCOE breakfast was a success. The ten UL students did a fantastic job sharing their interesting and pertinent research. Here is a list of our winners:

First place: Mark . . . → Read More: President’s Letter – November 2017

President’s Letter – October 2017

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Dear LGS Members:

Thank you to those who attended our BBQ Ice Breaker. We had approximately 55 attendees that enjoyed the food, music, and friendship of our members and guests. Attendance was a little low compared to previous years, so I encourage you to be an active member in our society and our events. Our . . . → Read More: President’s Letter – October 2017

President’s Letter – September 2017

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Dear LGS Members:

The LGS Board would like to welcome you to the 2017-2018 year. I am excited to serve as your LGS president. I joined the UL geology faculty a year and a half ago, and appreciate this opportunity. We have a great board and truly believe it will be a great year. We . . . → Read More: President’s Letter – September 2017

President’s Letter – May 2017



Another year has flown by! Our May 17th, 2017 luncheon will mark my last meeting as LGS President. Thank you to our outgoing board members and those board members who have offered to serve another year. LGS cannot function without the help of volunteers and Chairs of Committees. A special thanks to chairs Jim . . . → Read More: President’s Letter – May 2017

President’s Letter – April 2017



Spring is upon us and so is the warm weather. The SWLGS/LGS Golf tournament is set for Friday May, 19 beginning at 8:00am at the Squirrel Run golf course in New Iberia. Brian Brennan, the Tournament Chair always puts on a good event; so round up a team, send in that entry and if . . . → Read More: President’s Letter – April 2017

President’s Letter – March 2017



This month our lunch speaker on March 15th, is John Dribus, who will be talking about; Recent Significant Global Deepwater Discoveries and the Look Forward for Deep Water Exploration. This should be a great talk and I hope you all can make it!

We have a lot of great events coming up in the . . . → Read More: President’s Letter – March 2017

President’s Letter – February 2017




Thank you to all of those who attended our annual Pizza Meet and Greet! We had a great turn out and look forward to doing it again next year.

This month our lunch speaker on February 15th, is Chris Williams, who will be talking about; Utilizing Image Logs (OMRI, XRMI) to create Turbidite . . . → Read More: President’s Letter – February 2017

President’s Letter – January 2017



Hope you had a Merry Christmas and are off to a great start in 2017! The LGS is rolling into the New Year with a filled out slate of lunch speakers and a professional/student eat and greet event.

This month our lunch speaker on January 18th, is Derek Beckett from the CoreLabs and his . . . → Read More: President’s Letter – January 2017

President’s Letter – December 2016



I hope you all had a good Thanksgiving and are looking forward to a New Year!

The December meeting of LGS will be held jointly with the South West Louisiana Geophysical Society on TUESDAY, December 13th (please note this is not our usual day) from 11:30am to 1:00pm. Kristin Ball, Abigail Breaux, Jean Pierre . . . → Read More: President’s Letter – December 2016