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2011 Geothermal Energy Utilization Conference
The Bureau is partnering with Southern Methodist University and corporate sponsors to present the 2011 Geothermal Energy Utilization Conference on the SMU campus in Dallas, June 13–15. The 3-day conference brings together research leaders from both business and academe to discuss specific issues relevant to expanding geothermal electrical production in oil and gas fields. Bruce Cutright of BEG’s STARR group will be presenting “Transformation of Tight Shale Gas Formations to Geothermal Energy Production,” a talk that explores the possibilities of substantially enhancing long-term energy resources by transitioning existing oil fields to geothermal energy production. The conference will explore these opportunities and discuss ready technologies that can make geothermal energy production economically competitive with wind, solar energy, and biofuels.
AAPG Annual Meeting - April 11 - 14, 2010 - New Orleans, Louisiana:

Authors

Title

Theme

Room/Time

Monday Talks

Loucks, R.G. An Approach to Understanding Deep-to Ultradeep-Reservoir-Quality (Porosity) Risk using a Large, Regional Wireline-Log Based Petrophysical Database in the Deep Shelf Area Along the Texas Gulf Coast Theme II: Siliciclastic Deep-Water Depositional Systems, Modern and Ancient I (SEPM) 353/354/355
10:30 am

Monday Morning Poster

Nance, H.S.

Pre-Salt Seismic Sequence and Depositional Evolution of the Campos Basin, Brazil

Theme V: Salt, Sub-Salt and Pre-Salt Tectonics, Models, and Hydrocarbon Traps (AAPG)

Exhibition Hall
8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Tuesday Morning Poster

Ambrose, W.A.

Delineating Areas for Clean Coal in Texas: Geology and Infrastructure

Theme VIII: Coal: Versatile Fuel Source for the Future (EMD)

Exhibition Hall 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Tuesday Afternoon Poster

Loucks, R.G. Detrital Mineral Composition and Reservoir Quality of Lower Miocene Sandstones, Western Gulf of Mexico Theme VIII: Understanding the Gulf of Mexico: Depositional Systems, Play Concepts and Structure (AAPG) Exhibition Hall
1:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Wang, F.P. and Hammes, U. Key Petrophysical Factors Affecting Fluid Flow in Geopressured Haynesville Shale Theme VIII: Understanding the Gulf of Mexico: Depositional Systems, Play Concepts and Structure (AAPG) Exhibition Hall
1:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Hamlin, H. and Hammes, U. Stratigraphic and Depositional Controls on Shale-Gas Reservoir Development in the Haynesville Shale, Northwestern Gulf of Mexico Basin Theme VIII: Understanding the Gulf of Mexico: Depositional Systems, Play Concepts and Structure (AAPG) Exhibition Hall
1:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Hammes, U. and Hamlin, H.

Influence of Facies Variations on Exploration, Production, and Resource Assessment in Gas-Shale Plays: A Geologic and Petrophysical Evaluation of the Haynesville Shale, East Texas, USA Theme VIII: Understanding the Gulf of Mexico: Depositional Systems, Play Concepts and Structure (AAPG)

Exhibition Hall
1:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Wednesday Talks

Ogiesoba, O.C. and Hammes, U.

Understanding Lithologic Significance of Amplitude Envelope and Acoustic Impedance Within Oligocene and Miocene Strata, South Texas Gulf Coast

Theme I: Innovative Interpretation and Use of Seismic Data (AAPG)

255/256/257
2:20 pm

Wednesday Morning Poster

Ambrose, W.A. A Survey of Impact Craters in the Inner Solar System: Perspectives from Earth Theme IX: Astrogeology-Impact of Collisions on Earth's History and the Occurrence of Hydrocarbon and Mineral Resources (EMD) Exhibition Hall
8:30 am - 12:30 pm


GCAGS - Shreveport, Louisiana - September, 2009

“Strategies for Optimized Oil Recovery in Fluvial-Dominated Deltaic Reservoirs in the Lower Woodbine Group in East Texas Field”, by William A. Ambrose, Tucker F. Hentz, Florence Bonnaffé, Robert G. Loucks, and Fred P. Wang in the session “Structure & Lithostratigraphy: Old Fields and New Plays”

 



Ursula Hammes and Rob Reed presented their latest STARR-sponsored research on shale-gas systems at the US Gulf Regional Mudstones as Unconventional Shale Gas/Oil Reservoirs Applied Geoscience Conference, which was organized by the Houston Geological Society and the Energy Mineral Division of AAPG in Houston. The sold-out conference was attended by 400+ geoscientists and engineers from industry and academe. Ursula presented a talk on "Sequence Stratigraphy, Depositional Environments, and Extent of the Haynesville Shale, East Texas," and Rob presented a talk with co-author Kitty Milliken titled "Particle Sources and Mudrock Properties: Contrasting Examples from Cenozoic Mudrocks of the Gulf of Mexico and Paleozoic Siliceous BEG Centennial
Mudrocks of the North American Mid-Continent." The two talks were well received, even amidst the variety of presentations on mudstones, which ranged from the history of mudstone geology to organic geochemistry and industry examples on shale-gas plays by both academe and industry.

   

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L. Frank Brown: Sidney Powers Memorial Award, AAPG 2010.

   
 
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