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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

November 2016 – President’s Letter



The November 16th LGS luncheon will be held at the Petroleum Club from 11:30am to 1:00pm. Bill Schramm will be giving a talk on “Ethics for Geoscientists and Engineers”. This luncheon may be used for ethics credit for those of you who need it.

The LGS board is pleased to announce that we will . . . → Read More: November 2016 – President’s Letter

October 2016 – Presidents Letter



I hope most of you were able to enjoy this year’s BBQ. It was a smaller crowd this year, but a lot of fun nonetheless. Our first talk of the year was well attended as Deborah Sacrey talked about “finding Oil and Gas using the Power of Machine Learning”.

The Gulf Coast Association of . . . → Read More: October 2016 – Presidents Letter

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

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