Reservoir Characterization Research Laboratory

The 2020 RCRL Annual Sponsor’s Meeting will have three components this year, including: (1) Virtual Core Workshop; (2) Technical Presentations via Microsoft Teams; and (3) Field Trip (travel-restriction dependent).

Our annual Core Workshop will be presented on Microsoft Teams on Monday, October 12 virtual with core presentations and a core walk through for select cores. Details on cores and logistics will be sent later in the summer. 

Technical presentations will be aired on Microsoft Teams over four, half-days from Tuesday, Oct. 13 to Friday, Oct. 16. Please see the 2020 RCRL Annual Sponsor’s Meeting Agenda. Presentations will be recorded and available along with PowerPoints soon after the meeting. There are four main topics this year: (1) Paleozoic structure and stratigraphy of the Permian Basin and nearby Sacramento Mountains; (2) Mesozoic stratigraphic systems of GOM, Mexico and Middle East; (3) Reservoir characterization and production within Karnes Trough area of the Austin Chalk; and (4) Pleistocene stratigraphy of the Bahamian archipelago.

A field trip to the Sacramento Mountains is tentatively planned for October 19-23, 2020. Under current UT rules regarding travel, we would not be allowed to conduct the trip. However, if travel restrictions are lifted, we plan to fly into El Paso on Monday, Oct. 19 and meet at the airport by 12 pm. We will travel north to examine the structural and stratigraphic systems of the Ordovician through Permian systems exposed in the Sacramento Mountains. 

We look forward to 'seeing you' for our annual meeting.

Regards,

The RCRL Group