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Presentations 2007

BEG Seminar Series: Spring 2010

BEG seminars are held each Friday (unless otherwise noted) at 8:30 a.m. in the Main Conference Room. Refreshments are served.
Hosted by Dr. Changbing Yang, 512-471-4364,

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Subject/Title (click for abstract)

Jan 8 Dr. Hongliu Zeng Deeply-buried (18,000-20,000’) paleokarst-related drainage system and collapsed paleocaves, Ordovician, Tarim Basin, Western China vid
Jan 15 Bill Ambrose The Search for Water on the Moon vid
Jan 22 Dr. Cliff Frohlich, UTIG The 2008-2009 earthquakes near Dallas-Fort Worth and Cleburne, Texas Jan 29 vid
Feb 5 Dr. Kitty Milliken Small-scale petrographic features in the muds of the Nankai accretionary prism reveal the onset of strain localization in early diagenesis  
Feb 12 Dr. Jung-Fu Lin Mineral physics research under extreme environments vid
Feb 19 John O'Leary,
BP Exploration
Seeing & Believing: Handling Exploration Uncertainty & Risk in a Supermajor vid
Feb 26 Dr. Martin M. Cassidy A Window to the Earth's Mantle and Type Example of a Subsurface CO2 Deposit losing Gas to Water at the Down Dip Gas/Water Contact: Bravo Dome CO2 Gas Field, New Mexico, USA vid
Mar 5 Tucker Hentz Sequence Stratigraphy, Depositional Fabric, and Production Controls of the Marmaton and Cleveland Formations, Anadarko Basin vid
Mar 12 Dr. Martin Jackson The Collapse of Hebes Chasma, Mars vid
Mar 19 Dr. Tongwei Zhang Application of Gas Geochemistry in Shale Gas Reservoir Geochemical Characterization and CO2/Brine Interaction of CO2 Sequestration in Aquifer vid
Mar 26 Dan McConnell The Discovery of Rich Gas Hydrate Accumulations in Sand Reservoirs in the Gulf of Mexico- Results from DOE-Chevron Joint Industry Project Drilling  
Mar 26
Dr. Tiziana Vanorio The Rock Physics Basis for 4D Seismic Monitoring of CO2 Fate: Are We There Yet? vid
Apr 2 Dr. Paul Willems An overview of the Energy Biosciences Institute vid
Apr 9 Dr. Peter Flemings Deep pore pressures and seafloor venting in the Auger Basin, Gulf of Mexico vid
Apr 16 Dr. Seay Nance Controls on and uses of hydrochemical and isotopic variability in the Plateau aquifer system, contiguous aquifers, and associated surface water, Edwards Plateau Region, Texas  
Apr 23   No seminar  
Apr 30   No seminar  
May 7 Rildo Oliveira The Marlim Field: Incorporating 4D Seismic in Reservoir Management Decisions vid
May 11 Dr. Lawrence D. Meckel III, Woodside Energy Reservoir Characterization and Connectivity Analysis of a Multi-TCF Gas Field: Quantifying Risk and Uncertainty Through Multi-Disciplinary Analysis vid
May 14 Dr. James Gardner Bubbling Waters (in volcanic eruptions): Experimental Constraints vid
May 21 Dr. Guoxiang Zhang Geochemical Reactive Transport Modeling of Evaporative Concentration of Aqueous Solutions in Geological Formations vid
May 28 Dr. Scott Hamlin Depositional and Diagenetic Controls on Reservoir Quality, Spraberry and Dean Sandstones, Northern Midland Basin vid
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