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April 2019 Luncheon


Abstract: “In the age of Permian dominance, can the Eagle Ford fly high again / Dusting off the Austin Chalk ”


The Eagle Ford Shale play covers an area roughly 50 miles wide and 400 miles long in Texas, with an average thickness of 250 feet, producing both natural gas and oil. In 2010 . . . → Read More: April 2019 Luncheon

Night at the Museum


Enjoy a private tour of the Geology Museum guided by Dr. Jim Martin . . . → Read More: Night at the Museum

LGS Luncheon – March 2019


Abstract: “Drillinginfo Presentation”


Drillinginfo has increased its geological offerings over the last few years by expanding its Geology Team in Austin, TX, creating regional studies in all the major North American resource play basins, and building software tools and geological interpretations designed to help our customers get ahead of the competition via rapid play . . . → Read More: LGS Luncheon – March 2019

LGS Luncheon – February 2019


Abstract: “ Honesty—Avoiding the Misuse of Models:”

Honesty is a basic principle of geoscience ethics. We all use models but all models are incomplete and flawed. Nevertheless, some models are useful in assisting understanding of a particular system. Honesty requires disclosure of the limitations and deficiencies of a particular model. Modern computer modeling permits examination . . . → Read More: LGS Luncheon – February 2019

LGS Luncheon – January 2019


Abstract: “Beyond the North American Super Basin Mudrock Plays: The Unconventional Development of Conventional Reservoirs”


The past dozen or so years have resulted in unpresented production growth from a new class of reservoir, the mudrock, or what is more commonly referred to as “shale”. Integral to the commercial development of the mudrocks was the . . . → Read More: LGS Luncheon – January 2019

2019 Pizza Meet & Greet


Click link to see flyer information. . . . → Read More: 2019 Pizza Meet & Greet

LGS Luncheon – December 2018

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2018 Honorary Lecturer to North America The complexity just below our feet and the implications for the fidelity of land seismic data. Presented by Christine Krohn . . . → Read More: LGS Luncheon – December 2018

LGS Luncheon – November 2018



Jack Thorson is a geologist with Northcoast Oil Company in Covington, Louisiana. Jack received his geology degree from The University of New Orleans and joined his college professor in the consulting firm of Stephens and Thorson in 1982. In 1991, he formed Northcoast Oil Company where he . . . → Read More: LGS Luncheon – November 2018

LGS Luncheon – October 2018




Image data—from airplanes, satellites, or drones—provides unique information, is not expensive, it works with common computer setups, is widely available, and merges easily with other data and maps. Photogeology has led exploration for over 80 years. It adds information to those large, white areas on lease maps, high grades areas and establishes the . . . → Read More: LGS Luncheon – October 2018

2018 LGS/SWLGS Annual Kickoff BBQ & Link to Tickets



SAVE THE DATE! LGS & SWGLS will be hosting the Annual Kickoff BBQ on Thursday, September 20th, 2018 at Dwight’s 5:30pm-9:30pm Tickets ($21/person) Available: HERE SEE FLYER BELOW Contact with any questions.

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. . . → Read More: 2018 LGS/SWLGS Annual Kickoff BBQ & Link to Tickets