January 2018 – Bulletin


President’s Letter – January 2018

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Dear LGS Members:

Welcome to 2018! I hope you all enjoyed a joyous holiday season and a great start to the New Year. I hope we can keep it going throughout the year.


Our next meeting will be held on January 17 at the Petroleum Club. We will hear a presentation by David Koger . . . → Read More: President’s Letter – January 2018

LGS Luncheon – January 2018

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Title: Airphotos, Satellites, Drones: Helping out Up, Mid, and Downstream

David Koger Koger Remote Sensing Fort Worth


Image data—from airplanes, satellites, or drones—are unique, inexpensive, easily used with common computer setups, widely available, and they merge easily with maps and other data.

Photogeology has led exploration for over 80 years, adding information where . . . → Read More: LGS Luncheon – January 2018

December 2017 Bulletin


2018 Annual LGS Pizza Party


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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

12th Annual Louisiana Water Conference


Louisiana Geological Survey, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center & Louisiana Water Resources Research Institute 12th Annual Louisiana Water Conference . . . → Read More: 12th Annual Louisiana Water Conference

November 2017 Bulletin


LGS Luncheon – November 2017



Title: Toward improved modeling in turbidite depositional systems: Case studies from the Gulf of Mexico, Western Irish Namurian Basin, and Alpine Foreland Basin

Jonathan R. Rotzien Basin Dynamics

Exploration and field extension wells drilled in the Gulf of Mexico and other turbidite-dominated depositional systems continue to face key geologic risks including reservoir presence and . . . → Read More: LGS Luncheon – November 2017

LBOPG Announces End of Grandfathered Application Acceptance


After nearly three years, the Louisiana Board of Professional Geoscientists is setting a deadline for the completion of applications begun under the grandfathering period. When the board was first established by the Louisiana Legislature, applications for grandfather status were accepted during a period between January 1, 2013, and January 1, 2015. Nearly 2,000 applications for . . . → Read More: LBOPG Announces End of Grandfathered Application Acceptance