President’s Column – Feburary 2020


It is the morning after the pizza party and if you’re like my wife and I, who try (emphasis on try) to keep away from alcoholic beverages on weekdays, you may be feeling a bit fuzzy. I know I am. I think that means it was a successful party. Thanks to our vice-president, Jennifer Hargrave, . . . → Read More: President’s Column – Feburary 2020

January 2020 Bulletin


LGS Luncheon – January 2020

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On April 17, I had the pleasure of enjoying the fine hospitality of the Corpus Christi Geological Society – and some good local cuisine – while I shared stories of some of the newer interpretation technologies that are starting to impact our industry. Some background first. I started off in this industry in the late 1970’s, doing seismic interpretation in the state waters offshore Texas. Over the years I worked much of the onshore Gulf, as well as the offshore and deep offshore, including subsalt plays. . . . → Read More: LGS Luncheon – January 2020

President’s Column – January 2020


Happy New Year to everyone. I’m not sure I wish for them, but there is no doubt we live in interesting times. 2020 is here with a roaring stock market, increased tensions in the world, and for the moment, higher oil prices. If the higher commodity prices encourage you to dust off an old prospect . . . → Read More: President’s Column – January 2020

2020 Pizza Meet & Greet


Come join us at the LGS Student and Professional “Eat and Greet” Thursday, January 23rd 5:30-8:00 pm Deano’s on Bertrand . . . → Read More: 2020 Pizza Meet & Greet

GeoGulf 2020 Call for Papers


70th Annual Convention Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies and the Gulf Coast Section of SEPM

September 30-October 2, 2020 Lafayette, Louisiana

GeoGulf 2020 co-hosted by: Hosted by the Lafayette, Baton Rouge, New Orleans Geological Societies and GCSSEPM Visit the 2020 GeoGulf Website

Call for Papers!

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2020 GCACS Journal Call for Papers!


If you would like to publish in the GCAGS Journal (the Peer-Reviewed Journal of Gulf Coast Geoscience) please submit an extended abstract of at least 600 words, including 1-2 representative figures, to GCAGS Journal Editor, Bob Merrill, at by December 16, 2019. Once accepted for publication, a full manuscript should be submitted before April . . . → Read More: 2020 GCACS Journal Call for Papers!

December 2019 Bulletin


President’s Column – December 2019


The holiday season is upon us. In the next month or so, many of us will spend more time with our families and friends than we do at any other time of the year. The retail business will speed up, and the average speeds on our congested, holiday-shopping roads will slow way down. Tempers will . . . → Read More: President’s Column – December 2019

Jack Shirley Memorial SIPES Scholarship Application – 2020



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Jack Shirley was an outstanding geologist who gave generously of his time and service to others in both his professional and private life. His dedication to the profession began when . . . → Read More: Jack Shirley Memorial SIPES Scholarship Application – 2020