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W. Ambrose

Pliocene and Miocene Shoreface Gas Plays in the Macuspana Basin, Southeastern Mexico (Abstract)

AAPG 2002, Houston, March 10–13

W. Ambrose

Seismic Imaging of Upper Miocene Fluvial Reservoirs in the Southern Macuspana Basin, Southeastern Mexico

SEG Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, Oct 6–11

W. Ambrose

Upper Miocene and Pliocene Shallow-Marine and Deepwater Gas-Producing Systems in the Macuspana Basin, Southeastern Mexico

GCAGS Annual Meeting, Austin, Oct 31–Nov 1

J. Bellian

3-Dimensional Digital Outcrop Data Collection and Analysis Using Eye-Safe Laser (LIDAR) Technology (Abstract)

AAPG 2002, Houston, March 10–13

A.  Brown, B. Loucks

Isolated Platform Top-Set Sequence Development: Role of Island-Margin Back-Cutting and Infill: Pleistocene of Providenciales, Caicos Platform, BWI (Abstract)

AAPG 2002, Houston, March 10–13

A.  Brown, B. Loucks

Controls on Late Guadalupian Toe-Of-Slope Bedding-Termination Patterns, Guadalupe Mountains: Implications for Carbonate Sequence Analysis (Abstract)

AAPG 2002, Houston, March 10–13

A.  Brown, B. Loucks

Evaluation of Anhydrite Seals through Depositional, Structural, and Lithological Analysis; Example from the Jurassic Arab Formation, Al Rayyan Field, Qatar (Abstract)

AAPG 2002, Houston, March 10–13

F. Brown

Sequences, Depositional Systems, Synsedimentary Tectonics, Oligocene Rocks, Corpus Christi Region, South Texas: Revisiting Mature Fields with New Prospecting Tactics

GCS-SEPM Research Conference, Houston, Dec 8–11

E. Collins

Geologic Mapping in Texas—Summary of the Texas STATEMAP Program

Texas GIS Work Group, Austin, February

E. Collins

Geologic Mapping of the North Austin Urban Corridor and Northern Edwards Aquifer for the Texas STATEMAP Program (poster presentation)

GSA South-Central Section Meeting, April

E. Collins

(1) Geologic Framework of the Northern Edwards Aquifer, Central Texas (Poster)
(2) Faults in the Austin, Texas, Area—Defining Aspects of Local Structural Grain (convention field trip,"Austin, Texas, and Beyond—Geology and Environment")

GCAGS Annual Meeting, Austin, Oct 31–Nov 1

A. Dutton

Convergence Between Hydropressured and Geopressured Zones in the Wilcox Group, Central Texas Gulf Coast

GCAGS Annual Meeting, Austin, Oct 31–Nov 1

A. Dutton

Effect of Pleistocene Depositional Heterogeneity on Movement of a Subsurface Crude-Oil Spill, San Patricio County, South Texas

GCAGS Annual Meeting, Austin, Oct 31–Nov 1

S. Dutton

Transfer of Private Geologic Data to the Public Domain (Abstract)

National Academies Symposium on the Role of Scientific and Technical Data and Information in the Public Domain, Washington, D.C., Sept 6

S. Dutton

(1) Reservoir Quality of Lower Miocene Sandstones in Lowstand Prograding Wedge Successions, Vermilion Block 31, Offshore Louisiana (Abstract)
(2) Petrography and Reservoir Quality of Tertiary Deepwater Sandstones in the Veracruz Basin, Mexico (Abstract)

GCAGS Annual Meeting, Austin, Oct 31–Nov 1

K. Fouad

Porosity Prediction from Multiattribute Analysis in Deepwater Sandstone Reservoirs, Veracruz Basin, Southeast Mexico

SEG Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, Oct 6–11

K. Fouad

Fluid Prediction From 3-D Seismic Data in Deepwater Sandstone Reservoirs, Veracruz Basin, Southeast Mexico

GCAGS Annual Meeting, Austin, Oct 31–Nov 1

S. Fomel

Fast Phase-Space Computation of Multiple Arrivals

SIAM Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, July 10

S. Fomel

Rays, Fronts, and Waves: Traveltimes in Seismic Imaging

Mathematical Geophysics Summer School, Stanford, July 30

S. Fomel

Regular Noise Attenuation with Plane-Wave Destruction Filters

Venezuelan Geophysical Congress, Caracas, Nov 19

J. Gale

Predicting and Characterizing Fractures in Dolomite Reservoir: Using the Link Between Diagenesis and Fracturing [PDF Abstract)

Geological Society of London Conference, London, UK, Dec 3–4

J. Gibeaut

Geotubes Along the Upper (Texas) Coast, Initial Analysis (PowerPoint)

Coastal Coordination Council Meeting, Jan 29

J. Gibeaut

(1) Threshold Conditions for Episodic Beach Erosion along the Southeast Texas Coast
(2) Measuring Shoreline Change along Bays and Oceans Using Historical Aerial Photography and Airborne Topographic Lidar Surveys (Poster)

GCAGS Annual Meeting, Austin, Oct 31–Nov 1

R. Gutierrez

(1) Lidar Technology Update
(2) Introduction to Geodesy and GPS for LIDAR Applications Short Course

Symposium on Terrain Analysis for Water Resources Applications, Austin, Dec 16–18

T. Hentz

Sequence Stratigraphy and Hydrocarbon Distribution of Miocene Plays: A Case Study from Starfak and Tiger Shoal Fields, Offshore Louisiana (Abstract)

AAPG 2002, Houston, March 10–13

M. Holtz

Residual Gas Saturation to Aquifer Influx: A Calculation Method for 3-D Computer Reservoir Model Construction (PDF)

SPE Gas Technology Symposium, Calgary, May

M. Holtz

Petrophysical Characterization of Permian Shallow-Water Dolostone (PDF)

SPE/DOE Improved Oil Recovery Symposium, Tulsa, April

M. Holtz

Assigning Petrophysical Properties in Gas Reservoir 3-D Geocelluar Modeling, by Integrating Geophysics, Geology, and Reservoir Engineering

SPWLA European Symposium, London, September

M. Holtz

Residual Gas Saturation to Aquifer Influx: A Calculation Method for 3-D Computer Reservoir Model Construction

SPE Dallas Section Monthly Luncheon, Dallas, Oct 15

M. Holtz

Production and Pressure Characteristics of Gas Reservoirs, Veracruz Basin, Mexico

GCAGS Annual Meeting, Austin, Oct 31–Nov 1

S. Hovorka

Overview of Frio Brine Project

GEOSEQ Advisory Panel, Berkeley, Jan 23

S. Hovorka

Recharge to the BFZ Edwards Aquifer—The Issues and the Unknowns

UT hydro brown bag, Sept 6

S. Hovorka

Frio Brine Pilot Project Status Report

NETL, Pittsburgh, Aug 27

S. Hovorka

Revision to TNRCC Guidance for Geologists Doing Geologic Assessments of the Edwards Aquifer Recharge Zone (field short course)

Government Canyon, Aug 28
San Antonio College, Nov 20

S. Hovorka

Evolution of Conduits in the Edwards Group

USGS Fracture Workshop, San Antonio, Sept 23–24

S. Hovorka

Frio Brine Sequestration Pilot in the Texas Gulf Coast (Abstract)

Sixth International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, Kyoto, Japan, Oct 2

S. Hovorka

Geologic Sequestration—Case Studies in the Onshore U.S.

IBS Carbon Sequestration Conference, Houston, Oct 24

S. Hovorka

Sequestration Pilot Site in the Texas Gulf Coast, USA (PowerPoint)

GSA Annual Convention, Denver, Oct 27–30

S. Hovorka

Geologic Sequestration for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction

AASG Cluster Meeting, Austin, Nov 13

S. Hovorka

Investigating the BF2 Edwards Aquifer: Using Hydrocarbon Resource Assessment to Understand the Aquifer and Using the Aquifer to Understand Hydrocarbon Resources

STGS Monthly Meeting, San Antonio, Dec 11

S. Hovorka

(1) Examples From the Edwards Aquifer: Using Hydrocarbon Resource Assessment to Understand an Aquifer/Using Aquifer Tests to Understand Hydrocarbon Resources
(2) Revision to TNRCC Guidance for Geologists Doing Geologic Assessments of the Edwards Aquifer Recharge Zone (short course)

STGS Short Course, San Antonio, Dec 11

M. Hudec, M. Jackson (presenter)

Estranged Neighbors: Independent Tectonic Evolution of the Onshore and Offshore Kwanza Salt Basins, Angola (Abstract)

AAPG 2002, Houston, March 10–13

M. Jackson

(1) Preliminary Analysis of Contractional and Extensional Salt Tectonics in Lower Congo Basin, Deepwater Gabon
(2) Summary of New Findings on Block 32, Lower Congo Basin

AGL research results presented to consortium members, Luanda, Angola, February

M. Jackson

Preliminary Analysis of Contractional and Extensional Salt Tectonics in Lower Congo Basin, Deepwater Gabon

AGL research results presented to consortium members, Paris, France, February

M. Jackson

(1) Preliminary Analysis of Contractional and Extensional Salt Tectonics in Lower Congo Basin, Deepwater Gabon
(2) Restoration of Regional Profile from Angolan Craton to Abyssal Plain, Kwanza Basin
(3) Stratigraphic Response to Translation Across a Stepped Salt Detachment
(4) Early Tectonics and Segmentation of Inner Kwanza Basin, Angola
(5) Applied Geodynamics Laboratory Program
(6) The Salt Mine
(7) Gulf of Mexico Allochthonous Salt Tectonics

AGL research results presented to consortium members, Pau, France, February

M. Jackson

Contrasting Modes and Magnitudes of Shortening in Salt and Sediment on the African Atlantic Passive Margin

First Marrakech International Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, Marrakech, Morocco, April 7–10

M. Jackson

(1) Synthesis of New Ideas on the Kwanza Basin, Angola
(2) Deepwater Thrust Systems in Lower Congo Basin, Gabon: Regional Linkage and Relationship Between Contraction, Diapirism, and Sediment Packages
(3) Evolution of Inverted Normal Faults and Diapirs: Analysis From Forward Kinematic Modeling and Serial Seismic Profiles in Lower Congo Basin, Gabon
(4) Overview of Contractional Salt-Tectonic Styles

AGL Annual Review Meeting, Austin, Nov 13–14

M. Jackson

Kwanza Arcana: A New Look at Angolan Salt Tectonics, Tectonostratigraphy, and Differential Uplift (Abstract)

Fourth Annual Robert E. Sheriff lecture, Houston, Nov 18

D. Jennette

Past and Future Gas Play Potential of the Neogene in the Veracruz Basin, Southern Mexico (Abstract)

AAPG 2002, Houston, March 10–13

D. Jennette

Stratigraphic Traps in Miocene Turbidite Reservoirs, Veracruz Basin, Mexico: New Plays for the Gulf Coast Basin (Abstract)

AAPG 2002, Houston, March 10–13

D. Jennette

Geology and Gas Play Potential fo the Miocene and Pliocene Section, Veracruz Basin, Southeastern Mexico

GCAGS Annual Meeting, Austin, Oct 31–Nov 1

J. Jennings, Jr.

Predicting Permeability from Well Logs in Carbonates with a Link to Geology for Interwell Permeability Mapping (Abstract)

AAPG 2002, Houston, March 10–13

R. Jones

Delineation and Analysis of Upper Miocene and Pliocene Gas Plays in the Macuspana Basin, Southeastern Mexico (Abstract)

GCAGS Annual Meeting, Austin, Oct 31–Nov 1

C. Kerans

Mixed Siliciclastic-Carbonate Systems—Revisiting the Reciprocal Model (Abstract)

AAPG 2002, Houston, March 10–13

C. Kerans

(1) Predicting Reservoir Quality and Geometry in Rudist Buildups Rimming an Intrashelf Basin; Albian (Cretaceous), Maverick Basin, Pecos River Canyon, SW Texas
(2) Stratigraphic Setting and Controls on Occurrence of Ancient Carbonate Beach Deposits: Examples from the Lower Cretaceous of the Gulf of Mexico Region (Poster)

GCAGS Annual Meeting, Austin, Oct 31–Nov 1

E. Kim

Fractures, Salt, Seismic, and Ice: Vital Research Components of America's Natural Gas Energy Future

SEG Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, Oct 6–11

E. Kim

(1) Oil and Gas Resource Assessment of University Lands
(2) Regional Yates Gas Resource Assessment and Reservoir Characteristics

WTGS Fall Convention, Midland, Oct 9–10

E. Kim

Natural Gas Resource Characterization of the Federal Offshore GOM: Data Analysis of Key Sand Attributes for Future Exploration and Development Opportunities

GCAGS Annual Meeting, Austin, Oct 31–Nov 1

P. Knox

Potential New Uses for Old Gas Fields: Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide [Powerpoint]

GCAGS Annual Meeting, Austin, Oct 31–Nov 1

P. Knox

Poster: Stratigraphic Heirarchy of Flooding-Event Shales and Possible Controls on Seal/Aquitard Quality, Migration Pathways, and Reservoir Charge [Abstract]

AAPG Hedburg Conference, Adelaide, Australia, Nov. 29–Dec 6

R. Lander

Interaction Between Quartz Cementation and Fracturing in Sandstones (Abstract)

AAPG 2002, Houston, March 10–13

S. Laubach

Are Open Fractures Necessarily Aligned with Maximum Horizontal Stress? (Abstract)

AAPG 2002, Houston, March 10–13

S. Cumella, S. Laubach

Natural Fracture and Diagenetic Controls on Producibility of Low Permeability, Upper Cretaceous Williams Fork Formation Sandstones, Piceance Basin, CO (Abstract)

AAPG 2002, Houston, March 10–13

S. Laubach

Fracture Characterization Based on Microfracture Surrogates, Pottsville Sandstone, Black Warrior Basin, Alabama

GCAGS Annual Meeting, Austin, Oct 31–Nov 1

Z. Philip, S. Laubach

Modeling Coupled Fracture-Matrix Fluid Flow in Simulated Fracture Patterns (Abstract)

AAPG 2002, Houston, March 10–13

R. Loucks

Controls on Reservoir Quality in Platform Interior Limestones Around the Gulf of Mexico: Example from the Lower Cretaceous Pearsall Formation in South Texas

GCAGS Annual Meeting, Austin, Oct 31–Nov 1

B. Loucks

Paleocave Reservoirs: Origins, Burial-Depth Modifications, Spatial Complexity, and Reservoir Implications (Abstract)

AAPG Southwest Section Short Course, Abilene, Nov 23

F. Lucia

Locating New Oil in Old Carbonate Reservoirs (Abstract)

AAPG 2002, Houston, March 10–13

F. Lucia

Carbonate Diagenesis in Young Carbonates

PBS-SEPM Monthly Luncheon, Midland, Sept 17

F. Lucia

Estimating Permeability from Porosity in the Alabama Ferry Field—The Rock Fabric Approach

GCAGS Annual Meeting, Austin, Oct 31–Nov 1

F. Lucia

Origin and Petrophysics of Dolostone Pore Space (Abstract)

Geological Society of London Workshop, London, UK, Dec 3–4

F. Lucia

From Sequence Stratigraphy to Reservoir Modeling

BP, Sunbury, UK, Dec 5

F. Lucia

Carbonate Rock Fabrics—Fundamental for Calculating Permeability and Saturation from Well Logs and For Defining Flow Layers

Shell International Exploration and Production Laboratory, Rijswijk, The Netherlands, Dec 6

R. Reed

The Role of Quartz-Lined Microfractures in Sandstone Diagenesis

GSA Annual Convention, Denver, Oct 27–30

R. Reedy

Poster: Comparison of Different Approaches for Estimating Recharge in the High Plains Aquifer, Texas [Abstract]

AGU 2002 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Dec 6–10

S. Ruppel

Integrating Outcrop Data and Modern Subsurface Logs to Define New Opportunities for Exploitation of Remaining Oil in Carbonate Reservoirs: Permian, West Texas (Abstract)

AAPG 2002, Houston, March 10–13

S. Ruppel

Applications of 3-D Seismic to Exploration and Development of Carbonate Reservoirs: South Cowden Grayburg Field, West Texas (PowerPoint)

WTGS Fall Convention, Midland, Oct 9–10

S. Sakurai

Petrophysical Evaluation of Miocene-Pliocene Gas Reservoirs: Veracruz and Macuspana Basins, Mexico (posters in PDF format 1 | 2 | 3 | 4)
Winner of 2002 SPWLA Best Poster Award

2002 SPWLA Annual Symposium, Oiso, Japan, June 2–5

S. Sakurai

Estimate of Lithology and Net Gas Sand From Wireline Logs: Veracruz and Macuspana Basins, Mexico

GCAGS Annual Meeting, Austin, Oct 31–Nov 1

B. Scanlon

Recharge in the Southern High Plains

GSA Annual Convention, Denver, Oct 27–30

B. Scanlon

Current and Innovative Approaches for Quantifying Recharge at the Watershed Scale [Powerpoint]

National Ground Water Association annual meeting, Las Vegas, December

D. Schultz-Ela

Modeling of "Drag" Folds Bordering Salt Diapirs (Abstract)

AAPG 2002, Houston, March 10–13

D. Schultz-Ela

Origin of "Drag" Folds Bordering Salt Diapirs (PowerPoint)

GSA Annual Convention, Denver, Oct 27–30

R. Smyth

Forensic Hydrogeology Applied to a Half-Century-Old Crude-Oil Seep, Colorado River, Wharton County, Texas

GCAGS Annual Meeting, Austin, Oct 31–Nov 1

S. Talukdar

Exploration Significance of Petroleum Systems Evaluation in the Veracruz Basin, Mexico (Abstract)

AAPG 2002, Houston, March 10–13

S. Tinker

Getting the Word Out: Linking EarthScope Public and K-12 Outreach to State Geologic Surveys

EarthScope Education and Outreach Workshop, Boulder, January

S. Tinker

A Multidimensional Bureau of Economic Geology: 3-D Models, 3-D Seismic, Lidar, and Other Neat Technology (Abstract)

ETGS, Tyler, Jan 23

S. Tinker

Oil and Water: Rocks and Models Improve Resource Understanding (Abstract)

HGS Meeting, February

S. Tinker

Gassing Up the Car and Turning on the Lights: Plate Tectonics, Sedimentary Basins, and Hydrocarbon Reservoirs (Abstract)

North Houston Landman's Association, Houston, Feb 14

S. Tinker

Are Those Extra Dimensions Worth It? 3-D and 4-D Modeling of Oil Reservoirs and Aquifers (Abstract)

SIPES, Austin, Feb 20

S. Tinker

Fractures, Salt, Seismic, and Ice: Vital Research Components of America's Natural Gas Energy Future (Abstract)

AAPG 2002, Houston, March 10–13

S. Tinker

Upstream Technology for the Coming Natural Gas Economy (Abstract)

Lawrence Livermore Nat'l Lab, Livermore, CA, June 18

S. Tinker

North America Resource Symposium: The Future of Oil and Gas in North America (Talks)

GCAGS Annual Meeting, Austin, Oct 31–Nov 1

R. Trevino

Facies and Depositional Environments of the Boquillas Formation, Upper Cretaceous, Southwest Texas (Abstract)

AAPG 2002, Houston, March 10–13

J. Le Calvez, B. Vendeville

3-D Visualization and Fault-Slip Analysis of Physical Models of Normal-Fault Relays above Evaporites (Abstract)

AAPG 2002, Houston, March 10–13

L. Loncke, B. Vendeville

Contribution of Physical Modeling to Understanding Salt Tectonics in the Eastern Nile Deep-Sea Fan (Abstract)

AAPG 2002, Houston, March 10–13

B. Vendeville

3-D Kinematics of Minibasins and Salt Ridges Remobilized by Late Contraction: Physical Models and Seismic Examples (SE Mississippi Canyon, GOM) (Abstract)

AAPG 2002, Houston, March 10–13

B. Vendeville

Physical Modeling of SaltTectonics in the Eastern Nile Deep-Sea Fan

AAPG International Conference, Cairo, Egypt, Oct 27–30

B. Vendeville

Physical Models of Intracontinental Wrench Zones

GSA Annual Convention, Denver, Oct 27–30M

B. Vendeville

A New Interpretation of Trusheim's Classic Model of Salt-Diapir Growth (Paper in PDF format)

GCAGS Annual Meeting, Austin, Oct 31–Nov 1

J. LeCalvez, B. Vendeville

Physical Modeling of Normal Faults and Graben Relays Above Salt: a Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis (Paper in PDF format)

GCAGS Annual Meeting, Austin, Oct 31–Nov 1

F. Wang

Effect of Hydrocarbon Production and Reservoir Depressurization on Subsidence

GCAGS Annual Meeting, Austin, Oct 31–Nov 1

T. Wawrzyniec

The Tectonic Evolution of the Southern Margin of N.A.: Insight from an Interdisciplinary Investigation of Basin Evolution along the S. GOM (Abstract)

AAPG 2002, Houston, March 10–13

L. Wood

Using Quantitative Seismic Sedimentology to Predict Reservoir Architecture and Lithology: A Gulf Coast Miocene-Pliocene Example (Abstract)

AAPG 2002, Houston, March 10–13

L. Wood

Exploring Nontraditional Hydrocarbon Traps for Gas Resource Additions in the Shallow GOM Shelf, USA

GCAGS Annual Meeting, Austin, Oct 31–Nov 1

H. Zeng

Geomorphology-Based Automated Seismic Facies Analysis

SEG Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, Oct 6–11

H. Zeng

High-Frequency Sequence Stratigraphy from Seismic Sedimentology: a Miocene Gulf Coast Example

GCS-SEPM Research Conference, Houston, Dec 8–11