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Presentations 2007

BEG Seminar Series: Fall 2010

BEG seminars are held each Friday (unless otherwise noted) at 9:00 a.m. in the Main Conference Room. Refreshments are served.
Hosted by Dr. Lorena Moscardelli
Research Associate
Bureau of Economic Geology
Jackson School of Geosciences
, 512-471-4971,

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Sept 3 Scott W. Tinker Bureau update: Presentation of service award to Ian Duncan, a welcome for new Associate Director of Environmental Systems Michael Young, and a review of the coming fiscal year  
Sept 10 Dr. Vanessa Kertznus
Department of Geology and Petroleum Geology
University of Aberdeen
United Kingdom

*Current address: New Ventures and Business Development
Shell International Exploration and Production, Inc.
Houston, Texas
Stratigraphic Complexity of Shelf-to-Basin Depositional Systems  
Sept 17 Jesus Ochoa
Exploration Geologist
Marathon Oil Corporation
Houston, TX
Evaluation of the Multiple Origins of Thin-Bedded Deep-Water Slope
Sandstones: El Rosario Formation (Upper Cretaceous - Paleocene) Baja California, Mexico
streaming video
Sept 24 Dr. Paul Mann
Senior Research Scientist
Institute of Geophysics
Jackson School of Geosciences
Tectonic Setting and Hydrocarbon Trendology of a Reported 7-8 TCF Giant Gas Discovery, Eastern Gulf of Venezuela streaming video
Oct 1 Dr. Mike Hudec
Senior Research Scientist
Bureau of Economic Geology
Jackson School of Geosciences
Influence of Basement Structure on Evolution of the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico  
Oct 8 Dr. Ramon Gonzalez-Mieres
Interpreter Geophysicist
Chevron, Houston TX
Use of the thickness-relief method to constraint shortening and shortening history in detachment folds and a ramp anticline. Examples from Japan, US and Nigeria streaming video
Oct 15 Gustavo Diaz
Senior Geologist
ConocoPhillips, Houston TX
Sequence Stratigraphy of Chicontepec Play, Tampico-Misantla Basin Mexico. New Stratigraphic Concepts for Exploration and Development in an Old Play streaming video
Oct 22 Norelis Rodriguez
Norelis Rodriguez
Chevron, Energy Technology Company
Geochemical Characterization of Gases from The Mississippian Barnett Shale, Fort Worth Basin, Texas streaming video
Oct 29 Tricia AlvarezTricia Alvarez
Institute for Geophysics, JSG
The University of Texas at Austin
Tectonic Habitat of Hydrocarbons in the Deep- and Ultra-deepwater Frontier Areas of Trinidad and Tobago streaming video
Nov 5 Dr. Cristian Carvajal Source to Sink Sediment Volumes Within a Tectono-Stratigraphic Model for a Laramide Shelf-to-Deep-Water Basin streaming video
Nov 12 Dr. Cornelius Olariu Delta Architecture and Process Variability During Cross-Shelf Transits; Autogenic and Allogenic Responses streaming video
Nov 19 Anmar Davila-ChaconAnmar Davila-Chacon
BEG, University of Texas at Austin
Sand distribution in shelf edge deltaic systems - case study from eastern offshore Trinidad
streaming video
Nov 26 No seminar Happy Thanksgiving!  
Dec 3 Henry CamposHenry Campos, UTIGHenry Campos
UTIG Graduate Student
University of Texas at Austin
Tectonic and subsidence history of the Llanos foreland basin of Colombia streaming video
Dec 10 Dr. Cathy BusbyCathy BusbyDr. Cathy Busby, UC, Santa Barbara
2010-2011 Oualline Centennial Lectureship, JSG
Continental Arc Basins of the SW U.S. And Mexico streaming video
Dec 17 Swante WelanterSales Manager
Airborne Hydrography AB
Basic Insights Into Integrated Airborne Topographic and Bathymetric Lidar Systems streaming video
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