Presentations 2012

December
Fomel, S. B. Reproducibility as a community effort: lessons from the Madagascar Project presented at ICERM Workshop, Reproducibility in Computational and Experimental Mathematics, Providence, Rhode Island, December 13, 2012
Ogiesoba, O. C. Seismic inversion for shale gas/oil in the Austin Chalk and Eagle Ford Shale in a submarine volcanic terrain, Maverick Basin, South Texas Bureau of Economic Geology Friday Seminars, Researchers at the Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA, December 11, 2012
Hudec, M. R. Suture zones in allochthonous salt presented at TGS-TOPEC, Houston, Texas, December 6, 2012
Hudec, M. R. Origin and structural style of encased minibasins presented at TGS-TOPEC, Houston, Texas, December 6, 2012
Wang, F. P. Properties and development of shale resources in North America presented at SINOPEC Executive Training Program at McComb School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, December 4, 2012
Wang, F. P. Properties and development of shale resources in North America presented at SINOPEC Executive Training Program at McComb School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, December 4, 2012
Fall, A. Timing and duration of gas charge-driven fracturing in tight-gas sandstone reservoirs based on fluid inclusion observations: Piceance Basin, Colorado presented at 2012 AGU Meeting, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, December 4, 2012
Ukar, E. Structural-diagenetic controls on fracture opening in tight gas sandstone reservoirs, Alberta Foothills presented at 2012 AGU Meeting, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, December 4, 2012
Eichhubl, P. Reconstructing the growth of a fracture set using fluid inclusion microthermometry, El Alamar Formation (Triassic), NE Mexico presented at 2012 AGU Meeting, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, December 4, 2012
Flemings, P. B. Making mudstones: insights into material behavior through resedimentation experiments invited paper presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, California, December 3, 2012
Flemings, P. B. Hydrocarbon flux from natural deepwater Gulf of Mexico vents presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, California, December 3, 2012
Eichhubl, P. Chemical-mechanical interactions during natural fracture growth in tight gas and oil reservoirs: implications for flow during reservoir charge and production presented at 2012 AGU Meeting, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, December 3, 2012
Reece, J. S. Prediction of hydraulic diffusivity in marine mudstones through resedimentation experiments poster presented at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 3, 2012
Nikolinakou, M. A. Salt-sheet advance over poro-elastic sediments: topography, contact friction, overpressure American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 3, 2012
Chen, X. Dynamic weakening by nanoscale smoothing during high velocity fault slip Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, December 3, 2012
Caldwell, T. Soil Water Storage in Texas: What we are measuring and how it compares to model predictions presented to Texas Water Development Board, Austin, Texas, December , 2012
Zhang, T. Tight oil resources in United States invited lecture presented to Petrochina Research Center, Beijing, China, December , 2012
Laubach, S. E. New technical division proposal: petroleum structure and geomechanics division presented at House of Delegates Midyear Meeting, Boulder, Colorado, December , 2012
November
Wang, F. P. Development strategies for maximizing East Texas oil-field production presented at RPSEA Onshore Production Conference, Houston, Texas, November 29, 2012
Meckel, T. Offshore Gulf of Mexico CCS summary Environmental Protection Agency, Austin, Tex., November 27, 2012
Wolaver, B. D. Water–energy–economics nexus: water and economics presented to San Antonio Geophysical Society, San Antonio, Texas, November 27, 2012
Nicot, J. -P. Potential subsurface impacts of CO2 stream impurities on geologic carbon storage presented at 11th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT11), International Energy Agency Greenhouse Gas R&D programme, Kyoto, Japan, November 18, 2012
Romanak, K. D. Assessment of alleged CO2 leakage at the Kerr farm using a simple process-based soil gas technique: Implications for carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) monitoring presented at 11th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, Kyoto, Japan, November 18, 2012
Paine, J. G. Historical shoreline change through 2007, Texas Gulf coast: rates, contributing causes, and Holocene context presented to Texas General Land Office, Austin, Texas, November 15, 2012
Hudec, M. R. Origin and structural style of encased minibasins presented at Applied Geodynamics Laboratory Industrial Associates Meeting, Austin, Texas, November 14, 2012
Jackson, M. P. A. Salt facing: a simple tool to analyze salt-tectonic geometry presented to AGL Industrial Associates, Austin, Texas Texas, November 14, 2012
Jackson, M. P. A. Geometry and kinematics of salt welds presented to AGL Industrial Associates, Austin, Texas Texas, November 14, 2012
Jackson, M. P. A. Squeezing a large canopy on a slope: suturing patterns, subsalt thrusting, suprasalt extension and salt expulsion presented to AGL Industrial Associates, Austin, Texas Texas, November 14, 2012
Hudec, M. R. Influence of salt on petroleum systems I: source rock presented at Applied Geodynamics Laboratory Industrial Associates Meeting, Austin, Texas, November 13, 2012
Hudec, M. R. Influence of salt on petroleum systems II: maturation presented at Applied Geodynamics Laboratory Industrial Associates Meeting, Austin, Texas, November 13, 2012
Hudec, M. R. Influence of salt on petroleum systems III: migration presented at Applied Geodynamics Laboratory Industrial Associates Meeting, Austin, Texas, November 13, 2012
Jackson, M. P. A. Technical advances in AGL physical modeling: 2004–2012 presented to AGL Industrial Associates, Austin, Texas Texas, November 13, 2012
Jackson, M. P. A. The effects of coastal uplift on structural zonation in a gravity-spreading system presented to AGL Industrial Associates, Austin, Texas Texas, November 13, 2012
Jackson, M. P. A. Bricks, ellipses, and hourglasses: a tale of contrasting welding during shortening presented to AGL Industrial Associates, Austin, Texas Texas, November 13, 2012
Fomel, S. B. Diffractions and velocity analysis presented at SEG Workshop Seismic Diffraction Methods for Fault and Fracture Detection, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 9, 2012
Laubach, S. E. Diagenetic controls on fracture size distributions presented at 2012 GSA Annual Meeting & Exposition, Charlotte, North Carolina, November 7, 2012
Fall, A. Testing the basin-centered gas accumulation model using fluid inclusion observations, Piceance Basin, Colorado presented at 2012 GSA Annual Meeting & Exposition, Charlotte, North Carolina, November 7, 2012
Nicot, J. -P. Hydraulic fracturing and water resources: a Texas study invited lecture presented at Pardee Keynote Symposium: Shale Gas Development and Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts on Water Resources in the United States, Geological Society of America 2012 Annual Meeting and Exposition, Charlotte, North Carolina, November 6, 2012
Ambrose, W. A. Incised-valley and estuarine deposits in the Pennsylvanian Cleveland Formation, western Anadarko Basin presented at soft-rock seminar, Jackson School of Geosciences, Austin, Texas, November 5, 2012
Nance, H. S. Estimating recharge rates in the Edwards aquifer using relationships between radio-isotopic apparent groundwater ages and Mg/Ca ratios presented at Geological Society of America 2012 Annual Meeting, Charlotte, North Carolina, November 4, 2012
Hentz, T. F. High-resolution facies distribution, structural controls on sedimentation, and production trends of the Pennsylvanian Bend Conglomerate, Boonsville field, Fort Worth Basin, Texas invited paper presented to the 2012 Dallas E&P Forum, Farmer's Branch, Texas, November 1, 2012
Dietl, G. P. Validation of taxon-specific sampling for studying drilling predation on fossil bivalves Geological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting, Charlotte, N.C., November 1, 2012
Hattori, K. Validation of taxon-specific sampling for studying drilling predation on fossil bivalves Geological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting, Charlotte, N.C., November 1, 2012
Kelley, P. H. Validation of taxon-specific sampling for studying drilling predation on fossil bivalves Geological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting, Charlotte, N.C., November 1, 2012
Moore, N. O. Validation of taxon-specific sampling for studying drilling predation on fossil bivalves Geological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting, Charlotte, N.C., November 1, 2012
Ottens, K. J. Validation of taxon-specific sampling for studying drilling predation on fossil bivalves Geological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting, Charlotte, N.C., November 1, 2012
Simpson, S. L. Validation of taxon-specific sampling for studying drilling predation on fossil bivalves Geological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting, Charlotte, N.C., November 1, 2012
Visaggi, C. C. Validation of taxon-specific sampling for studying drilling predation on fossil bivalves Geological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting, Charlotte, N.C., November 1, 2012
Zappulla, A. M. Validation of taxon-specific sampling for studying drilling predation on fossil bivalves Geological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting, Charlotte, N.C., November 1, 2012
Zhu, H. Seismic modeling and imaging based on the spectral-element and adjoint methods (invited talk) presented at Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, November , 2012
Ikonnikova, S. Well recovery and inventory for future drilling: analysis of the Barnett presented to U.S. Association for Energy Economics, Austin, Texas, November , 2012
Ikonnikova, S. Inferred refracturing study on the Barnett play: exploring the future impact presented to U.S. Association for Energy Economics, Austin, Texas, November , 2012
Peng, S. Pore structure characterization of Berea sandstone using synchrotron X-ray microtomography: resolution effect and comparison with MIP presented at The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas, November , 2012
Hu, J. Fourth Research Meeting TCCS, Austin, Texas, November , 2012
Zhang, T. Gas adsorption, gas geochemistry and gas generation kinetics invited lecture presented to Unconventional Energy Resources class of Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, November , 2012
Young, M. H. Energy from unconventionals: new hope, new challenges Division of Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., November , 2012
Gülen, G. Factors Impacting Oil Price presented at Energy Forum, Baker Institute, Rice University, Houston, Texas, November , 2012
Gülen, G. Shale Gas Production and Economics in Barnett presented at 31st USAEE/IAEE North American Conference, Austin, Texas, November , 2012
October
Jeong, H. CO2 plume monitoring using injection data and a model selection approach 22nd Annual Industrial Affiliates Meeting at the University of Texas Center for Subsurface Modeling, Austin, Tex., October 30, 2012
Hentz, T. F. Woodbine reservoir facies of East Texas field and the “Eaglebine” area, East Texas Basin presented to Zone Energy, Austin, Texas, October 30, 2012
Meckel, T. On the origin, distribution, and size of natural CO2 accumulations: implications for CH4 exploration and development Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, Austin, Tex., October 24, 2012
Ambrose, W. A. Shelf-edge deltaic depositional system in the upper Woodbine succession, Double A Wells field, Polk County Texas presented at the 62nd Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Conference, Austin, Texas, October 23, 2012
Wolaver, B. D. A hydrologic characterization approach for Texas aquatic species studies presented at Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Annual Convention, Austin, Texas, October 23, 2012
Ambrose, W. A. Clean coal in the Texas Gulf Coast presented at the 62nd Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Conference, Austin, Texas, October 22, 2012
Paine, J. G. Historical shoreline change through 2007, Texas Gulf coast: rates, contributing causes, and Holocene context presented at Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas, October 22, 2012
Paine, J. G. Hydrofracturing 101: What is it, what are the issues, and how can geophysics help? Texas Mining and Reclamation Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, October 21, 2012
Paine, J. G. Historical shoreline change through 2007, Texas Gulf Coast: rates, contributing causes, and Holocene context Texas Mining and Reclamation Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, October 21, 2012
Nance, H. S. Application of X-ray fluorescence data to interpreting stratigraphy of mudrocks: Bone Spring Formation, Delaware Basin, West Texas presented at GCAGS Core Workshop, Austin, Texas, October 21, 2012
Andrews, J. R. A custom software approach to visualizing 4D models: an example from the CO2 sequestration study area, lower Tuscaloosa Formation, Cranfield Field, Mississippi GCAGS Annual Convention, Austin, Tex., October 21, 2012
Nance, H. S. Estimating recharge rates in the Edwards aquifer using relationships between radio-isotopic apparent groundwater ages and Mg/Ca ratios presented to Hill Country Geoscientists, Fredericksburg, Texas, October 15, 2012
Hentz, T. F. Regional Lower Atoka (Bend Conglomerate) log correlations, depositional trends, and core expression: Fort Worth Basin, north Texas presented to Vantage Energy LLC, Austin, Texas, October 6, 2012
Cutright, B. L. The impact of transformational technologies in power generation from geothermal energy presented to the Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative, El Dorado, Texas, October 2, 2012
Ikonnikova, S. Barnett Shale production model and economics presented presented at Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas, October , 2012
Javadpour, F. Dual-continuum modeling of shale and tight gas reservoirs presented at SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, San Antonio, TX, USA, San Antonio, Texas, October , 2012
Lu, J. Middle Tuscaloosa Formation (Tuscaloosa Marine Shale): Petrography and sealing property: Characterization of mudrock reservoir systems—a core workshop presented at the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies and the Gulf Coast Section of SEPM, 62nd Annual Convention, Austin, Texas, October , 2012
Tremblay, T. A. Geoenvironmenbtal map of the Matagorda‒Matagorda SW quadrangles, Texas Gulf Coast poster presented at the 62nd Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Conference, Austin, Texas, October , 2012
Hu, J. Kinetic Description of Multiscale Phenomena (invited talk) presented at Young Researchers Workshop, Madison, Wisconsin, October , 2012
Caldwell, T. Ground-based measurements of soil water storage in Texas presented at Water Forum II: Texas Drought and Beyond, Austin, Texas, October , 2012
Hamlin, H. S. Update of the northern Trinity/Woodbine groundwater availability model—second status update presented to Groundwater Conservation Districts Technical Advisory Group, Cleburne, Texas, October , 2012
Caudle, T. Pre-College Student Involvement in Texas Coastal Research Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, Austin, Texas, October , 2012
Gülen, G. Unconventional resource development in the U.S. presented to delegates from Surgutneftegaz, October , 2012
Zeng, H. Outcrop and seismic characterization of deeply-buried (5,500-6,000 m) paleokarst drainage system and collapsed paleocaves, Ordovician, Tarim Basin, Western China presented at Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, Missouri, October , 2012
Zeng, H. Seismic Sedimentology for High-Resolution Hydrocarbon Reservoir Prediction: a Case Study in Songliao Basin, China presented at Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, Missouri, October , 2012
September
Jeong, H. Modeling the Uncertainty in CO2 Plume Migration During Sequestration Using Static Connectivity Conference on Geostatistics for Environmental Applications, Valencia, Spain, September 19, 2012
Cutright, B. L. Renewable energy from the petroleum industry; leveraging 150 years of capital investment from the petroleum industry to produce renewable geothermal energy presented to the Hill Country Geoscientists, Kerrville, Texas, September 17, 2012
Cutright, B. L. The renewable energy resource assessment; geothermal energy from co-produced fluids presented to the Gulf Coast Regulatory and Environmental Affairs Association, Houston, Texas, September 13, 2012
Javadpour, F. Modeling gas evolution in shale canisters presented at ConocoPhillips, Houston, Texas, September , 2012
Zhang, T. Main controls on gas adsorption and canister desorption in organic-rich shale system presented at annual project meeting with ConocoPhillips, Houston, Texas, September , 2012
Nance, H. S. Cycle sets and chemostratigraphy of Leonardian mudrock successions in Delaware and Midland Basins, Texas presented to Cimerex, Austin, Texas, September , 2012
Flemings, P. B. Advanced Pore Pressure Prediction Workshop: Concepts, Mechanisms and Workflows presented to Nautilus, Houston, Texas, September , 2012
Javadpour, F. Modeling gas evolution in shale canisters ConocoPhillips, Houston, Texas, September , 2012
Osmond, J. Seismic interpretation of Paleogene volcaniclastic rocks in the Cerros del Rio volcanic field, New Mexico, using CMP stacking analysis Robert E. Sheriff Lecture, Houston Geological Society, Houston, Tex., September , 2012
Gülen, G. Gas, Power & Environment presented to Gulf Coast Environmental Affairs Group, Houston, Texas, September , 2012
Gülen, G. Energy Sector Developments presented at Steel Tank Institute 2012 Fall Conference, Houston, Texas, September , 2012
August
Hudec, M. R. The structures and evolution of sutures in allochthonous salt presented at Nexen Petroleum, Houston, Texas, August 23, 2012
Hudec, M. R. Putting the pieces together: Mesozoic evolution of the Gulf of Mexico Basin presented at Nexen Petroleum, Houston, Texas, August 23, 2012
Treviño, R. H. First seismic acquisition survey cruise using the newly acquired “P-cable” system—July 15–31, 2012—offshore San Luis Pass, Texas presented to Department of Energy (DOE) National Energy Technology Lab (NETL) and DOE-supported studies’ PI’s, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, August 21, 2012
Nikolinakou, M. A. Geomechanical modeling of stresses and pore pressures in mudstones adjacent to salt bodies 3rd International Geoqus Workshop, Potsdam, Germany, August 21, 2012
Nikolinakou, M. A. Geomechanical modeling of stresses and pore pressures in mudstones adjacent to salt bodies invited keynote address presented at 3rd International Geoqus Workshop, Potsdam, Germany, August 21, 2012
Fomel, S. B. Migration semblance presented at SEG/EAGE Summer Research Workshop, Velocity Model Building in Complex Geology, Charleston, South Carolina, August 17, 2012
Nuñez-López, Vanessa CO2-EOR potential in the Gulf Coast presented at Coal-Gen, Session 1-C–CO2 Enhanced Oil Recovery–Show me the Money–Panel Discussion, Louisville, Kentucky, August 16, 2012
Romanak, K. D. Near-surface monitoring at geologic CO2 storage sites 6th IEAGHG International CCS Summer School, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, August 12, 2012
Romanak, K. D. Environmental impacts of geologic CO2 storage 6th IEAGHG International CCS Summer School, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, August 12, 2012
Jackson, M. P. A. Pillow fold belts in the Gulf of Mexico: rethinking the role of shortening on passive margins presented to Petrobras E&P, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 9, 2012
Jackson, M. P. A. Pillow fold belts in the Gulf of Mexico: rethinking the role of shortening on passive margins presented to Petrobras University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 9, 2012
Nuñez-López, Vanessa CCS risk analysis presented at 1st Basic Course, “Understanding Carbon Capture and Storage,” organized by the Center of Excellence in Research and Innovation in Petroleum, Mineral Resources and Carbon Storage (CEPAC), and the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF), Porto Alegre, Brazil, August 3, 2012
Nuñez-López, Vanessa CO2 monitoring, measuring, and verification presented at 1st Basic Course, “Understanding Carbon Capture and Storage,” organized by the Center of Excellence in Research and Innovation in Petroleum, Mineral Resources and Carbon Storage (CEPAC), and the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF), Porto Alegre, Brazil, August 2, 2012
Laubach, S. E. On the organizational structure of AAPG presented to the Advisory Council, AAPG Leadership Conference, Tulsa, Oklahoma, August , 2012
Laubach, S. E. The Association role in fostering scientific breakthrough presented at AAPG Leadership Conference, Tulsa, Oklahoma, August , 2012
Dunlap, D. B. Seismic imaging of sedimentary reatures relative to a buried paleo-volcano, offshore Morocco presented at 2nd Annual Conjugates Margin Conference, Dublin, Ireland, August , 2012
Gülen, G. Shale Gas Production and Economics in Barnett presented at 34th International Geological Congress, Brisbane, Australia, August , 2012
Young, M. H. Monitoring pharmaceutical compounds applied to active golf courses from recycled water invited talk presented to Texas Council on Environmental Quality, Austin, Texas, August , 2012
July
Nuñez-López, Vanessa CO2 enhanced oil recovery presented at 1st Basic Course, “Understanding Carbon Capture and Storage,” organized by the Center of Excellence in Research and Innovation in Petroleum, Mineral Resources and Carbon Storage (CEPAC), and the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF), Porto Alegre, Brazil, July 31, 2012
Zeidouni, M. Pressure monitoring: potential, design, and interpretation presented at GCCC Sponsors Meeting, Houston, Texas, July 25, 2012
Fomel, S. B. Contributing to Madagascar presented at Madagascar School and Workshop on Reproducible Computational Geophysics, Austin, Texas, July 21, 2012
Fomel, S. B. Madagascar Open-Source Software Project presented at Madagascar School and Workshop on Reproducible Computational Geophysics, Austin, Texas, July 20, 2012
Fomel, S. B. Python interface to Madagascar presented at Scientific Computing with Python Conference, Austin, Texas, July 19, 2012
Romanak, K. D. Using natural and controlled CO2 releases for communication The IEAGHG Environmental Impacts of CO2 Storage Workshop, Bozeman, Montana, July 17, 2012
Romanak, K. D. Process-based approach to soil gas monitoring The IEAGHG Environmental Impacts of CO2 Storage Workshop, Bozeman, Montana, July 17, 2012
Romanak, K. D. Conductivity measuring to access brine impact, Katherine Romanak on behalf of Jeff Paine, The University of Texas at Austin, Texas The IEAGHG Environmental Impacts of CO2 Storage Workshop, Bozeman, Montana, July 17, 2012
Paine, J. G. Conductivity measuring to access brine impact, Katherine Romanak on behalf of Jeff Paine, The University of Texas at Austin, Texas presented at the IEAGHG Environmental Impacts of CO2 Storage Workshop, Bozeman, Montana, July 17, 2012
Nance, H. S. Bone Spring Formation mudrock research directions and methods presented to ExxonMobil, Austin, Texas, July 16, 2012
Fomel, S. B. Reproducible research—lessons from the Madagascar project presented to National Academies Committee on Responsible Science, Stanford, California, July 9, 2012
Milliken, K. Organic-Rich Rocks workshop presented at 49th Annual Meeting of the Clay Minerals Society, Golden, Colorado, July 7, 2012
Gale, J. F. W. Report of activities presented to FRAC members presented to Nexen, Austin, Texas, July 6, 2012
Yang, C. Monitoring large-volume CO2 injection at Cranfield: the early test of SECARB Phase III invited talk presented at International Workshop on Geological CO2 Sequestration, Changchun, China, July 4, 2012
Hamlin, H. S. Update of the northern Trinity/Woodbine groundwater availability model—first status update presented to Groundwater Conservation Districts Technical Advisory Group, Cleburne, Texas, July , 2012
Landry, C. J. CAREER: A study of predominant flow mechanisms and parameters controlling contaminant migration in fractured heterogeneous rocks presented at CMMI and NSF Grantee Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, July , 2012
Smye, K. G. Solid solubility and radiation damage in Pu-doped xenotime presented at Plutonium Futures, Cambridge, U.K., July , 2012
June
Fall, A. Opening-mode fracturing and cementation during hydrocarbon generation in mudrocks: an example from the Barnett Shale, West Texas Goldschmidt Conference, Montréal, Québec, Canada, June 24, 2012
Fall, A. Opening-mode fracturing and cementation during hydrocarbon generation in mudrocks: an example from the Barnett Shale, West Texas invited talk presented at Goldschmidt Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 24, 2012
Nikolinakou, M. A. Stress changes at the crest of dipping structures presented at the 46th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, Chicago, Illinois, June 24, 2012
Nikolinakou, M. A. Soil model for rock properties prediction in exploration settings presented at the 46th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, Chicago, Illinois, June 24, 2012
Gale, J. F. W. Report of activities presented to FRAC members presented to YPF, Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 24, 2012
Wang, F. P. Development and potential of shale resources in North America invited talk presented at University of Geology, Beijing, China, June 22, 2012
Gale, J. F. W. Report of activities presented to FRAC members presented to Pace Oil and Gas, Houston, Texas, June 21, 2012
Gale, J. F. W. ExxonMobil project on fracture plane strength presented at ExxonMobil, Houston, Texas, June 20, 2012
Wang, F. P. Development and potential of shale resources in North America invited talk presented at China University of Petroleum, Chongping, Hebei, China, June 19, 2012
Fall, A. Diagenetic controls on carbonate fracture cementation in tight-gas sandstones presented at 11th Pan-American Current Research on Fluid Inclusions, Ontario, Canada, June 18, 2012
Wang, F. P. Connate water saturation, wettability and mechanical attributes of organic-rich shales invited talk presented at Lanzhou Petroleum and Gas Resources Research Center, Chinese Academy of Science, Lanzhou, Gangsu, China, June 15, 2012
Ambrose, W. A. Strange craters and other lunar oddities presented at Bureau of Economic Geology Summer Seminar Series, Austin, Texas, June 15, 2012
Eichhubl, P. The FRAC approach to fracture characterization and prediction: multiazimuth seismic diffraction imaging for fracture characterization in low-permeability gas formations invited talk presented to Shell, Houston, Texas, June 14, 2012
Gale, J. F. W. Report of activities presented to FRAC members presented to Shell, Houston, Texas, June 14, 2012
Fomel, S. B. Multipathing problem in seismic imaging and a numerical solution of escape equations presented at SIAM Conference on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures, Seattle, Washington, June 13, 2012
Wang, F. P. Development and potential of shale resources in North America invited talk presented at Lanzhou Petroleum and Gas Resources Research Center, Chinese Academy of Science, Lanzhou, Gangsu, China, June 12, 2012
Hentz, T. F. Potential source rocks and migration pathways to Woodbine and Eagle Ford sandstone reservoirs, southwestern East Texas Basin presented to Sun Resources NL, Austin, Texas, June 11, 2012
Zeidouni, M. Analytical model of leakage through fault to overlying formations presented at Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, June 11, 2012
Fomel, S. B. Madagascar open-source project—six years later presented at EAGE Workshop Open-Source E&P Software—Six Years Later, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 8, 2012
Dutton, S. P. Provenance, sandstone composition, and seismic facies of Paleocene Wilcox sandstones, Gulf of Mexico Basin presented at the EAGE Annual Convention, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 7, 2012
Wang, F. P. Development and potential of shale resources in North America invited talk presented at Zhong Nang University, Chongsa, Hunan, China, June 5, 2012
Hammes, U. Mudrock research and shale-gas development in North America presented at LBGR, Cottbus, Germany, June 4, 2012
Zhang, T. Shale gas geochemistry and its application to gas preservation and recovery invited lecture presented to ExxonMobil Exploration Company, Houston, Texas, June , 2012
Young, M. H. CO2 EOR in Texas: research, resources, and opportunities the Texas House Subcommittee on Energy Resources, June , 2012
Flemings, P. B. Gas venting through the hydrate stability zone: observation and theory invited lecture presented at MARUM—Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany, June , 2012
Gülen, G. Gas-Power Linkages: Observations from Electricity Market Modeling presented at North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB) Board Meeting, June , 2012
Landry, C. J. 4D x-ray computed microtomography imaging of oil/water/surfactant flow in a fractured porous medium and determination of fracture permeability by lattice Boltzmann modeling Flow and transport in permeable media Gordon Research Conference, Les Diabrelets, Switzerland, June , 2012
Young, M. H. National cooperative geologic mapping, 20 years and counting, Part 3a—where do we go from here, or what hath lidar wrought? invited talk presented at the Association of American State Geologists National Meeting, Austin, Texas, June , 2012
Young, M. H. Energy, water, and hydrofracking in Texas invited talk presented at the Association of American State Geologists National Meeting, Austin, Texas, June , 2012
Ettehadtavakkol, A. Research Experience in Carbon Sequestration sponsored by US Department of Energy, Office of Fossil Energy and NETL, Birmingham, Alabama, June , 2012
May
Nance, H. S. Cycle sets and chemostratigraphy of Leonardian mudrock successions in Delaware and Midland Basins, Texas presented to Marathon, Houston, Texas, May 31, 2012
Hammes, U. Sedimentology, sequence stratigraphy, and geochemistry of Upper Permian (Zechstein) organic-rich mudrocks (Part II) core workshop presented at Landesanstalt für Bergbau, Geologie und Rohstoffe (LBGR) Brandenburg Bohrkern und Probenarchiv, Berlin, Germany, May 31, 2012
Wang, F. P. Development and potential of shale resources in North America invited talk presented at the Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, National Science Academy, Guangzhou, China, May 30, 2012
Wolaver, B. D. Water-energy-economics nexus: water and economics of upstream oil and gas and power industries invited paper presented at BEG Center for Energy Economics Think Day—A Research Forum for Energy Futures and Strategies: Gas/Power Linkages, Houston, Texas, May 25, 2012
Ambrose, W. A. Geologic controls on clean coal in Texas presented at the Hill Country Geoscientists Luncheon, Kerrville, Texas, May 21, 2012
Fomel, S. B. Velocity continuation workshop presented at SIAM Imaging Science Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 21, 2012
Lu, J. Monitoring, verification and accounting (MVA) for CO2 storage and enhanced oil recovery presented at AAPG Southwest Section Annual Convention, Fort Worth, Texas, May 20, 2012
Hammes, U. The Permian Zechstein Formation as a potential hybrid unconventional reservoir: a sequence stratigraphic and sedimentological evaluation of organic-rich carbonates and mudrocks from shelf to basin, Northern Germany presented at University of Potsdam colloquium, Potsdam, Germany, May 16, 2012
Ambrose, W. A. Origin and distribution of hydrogen and water resources on the Moon presented at the Houston Geological Society Northsiders luncheon, Houston, Texas, May 15, 2012
Wang, F. P. Properties and development of shale resources in North America presented at SINOPEC Executive Training Program at McComb School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin, Beijing, China, May 11, 2012
Ambrose, W. A. Cores and Depositional Systems in the Wilcox Group, Bee County, Texas presented to Formosa Petrochemical Corporation, Austin, Texas, May 11, 2012
Fomel, S. B. Seismic attributes for detecting natural fractures in unconventional reservoirs presented at BP Geophysics Unconventional Gas Community “Lunch and Learn”, Houston, Texas, May 10, 2012
Hentz, T. F. Woodbine Group sequence stratigraphy and depositional facies of distal fluvial-deltaic deposits, “Eaglebine” play, Leon County, Texas presented at Sun Resources NL, Austin, Texas, May 9, 2012
Wang, F. P. Development strategies for maximizing East Texas oil-field production invited talk presented at Texas Independent Oil Producers Association, Kilgore, Texas, May 8, 2012
Nicot, J. -P. Water demand of the energy industry in Texas and impact on aquifers presented at NGWA Ground Water Summit, Garden Grove, California, May 7, 2012
Wolaver, B. D. Water use for production of shale and tight formations as well as for drilling and water floods presented at TCEQ Environmental Trade Fair and Conference, Austin, Texas, May 2, 2012
Nicot, J. -P. An overview of the Sim-SEQ project and Sim-SEQ study site presented at 11th Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 2, 2012
Hosseini, S. A. Site characterization and reservoir history matching for geological CO2 sequestration at the S3 site presented at 11th Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 2, 2012
Duncan, I. J. Evaluating risks of CO2 transportation: potential impacts of CO2 on human health poster presented at 11th Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 2, 2012
Potter, E. The basics of shale and tight-formation oil and gas plays, and how they are evolving over time presented at the TCEQ Environmental Trade Fair & Conference, Austin, Texas, May 2, 2012
Wolaver, B. D. Water needs of the upstream segment of the oil and gas industry presented at the TCEQ Environmental Trade Fair & Conference, Austin, Texas, May 2, 2012
Laubach, S. E. Structural diagenesis, resource plays, the Highlands of Scotland, and curriculum development AAPG Distinguished Lecture presented to Tulsa Geological Society, Tulsa, Oklahoma, May 1, 2012
Nicot, J. -P. Potential impacts on carbon storage of impurities in the CO2 stream presented at 11th Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 1, 2012
Duncan, I. J. The nature of methane leakage from natural gas wells as an analogue for shallow CO2 migration: does bubble transport and slug flow in fractures dominate? presented at 11th Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 1, 2012
Romanak, K. D. Monitoring CCS-EOR systems using a new process-based leakage detection method assessment of alleged CO2 leakage at the Kerr Farm, Weyburn-Midale EOR field, Saskatchewan presented at 11th Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 1, 2012
Hosseini, S. A. Temperature monitoring at SECARB Cranfield Phase 3 site using distributed temperature sensing (DTS) technology poster presented at 11th Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 1, 2012
Javadpour, F. AFM metrology for the transport at nanoscale, , May 2012 presented at Schlumberger Doll Research Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, May , 2012
Romanak, K. D. Assessment of alleged CO2 leakage at the Kerr Farm using a simple process-based soil gas technique: Implications for carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) monitoring presented at NETL, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May , 2012
Hamlin, H. S. Wolfberry play Midland Basin presented to Marathon Oil Company, Houston, Texas, May , 2012
Javadpour, F. AFM metrology for the transport at nanoscale Schlumberger Doll Research Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, May , 2012
Gülen, G. Energy Sector Developments presented at Steel Scene 2012, Houston, Texas, May , 2012
Young, M. H. Update on Bureau of Economic Geology research in geologic sequestration: project description and update invited talk presented at TCEQ Trade Fair, Austin, Texas, May , 2012
April
Romanak, K. D. Monitoring CCS‐EOR systems using a new process‐based leakage detection method assessment of alleged CO2 leakage at the Kerr Farm, Weyburn‐Midale EOR field, Saskatchewan presented at 11th Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 30, 2012
Dutton, S. P. Variation in reservoir quality and porosity-permeability trends in Paleogene Wilcox Sandstones, Texas and Louisiana Gulf of Mexico coast presented at the AAPG Annual Convention, Long Beach, California, April 25, 2012
Ambrose, W. A. Lunar energy and mineral resources: new insights from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter presented at the Annual AAPG Convention, Long Beach, California, April 24, 2012
Fomel, S. B. Wave equations and numerical wave propagation in seismic reflection imaging presented at Cornell University, CAM Colloquium, Ithaca, New York, April 20, 2012
Loucks, R. G. Paragenesis of Lower Ordovician Ellenburger Group paleokarst breccias and fractures in Central and West Texas invited talk presented at Permian Basin Section-SEPM Core Workshop: Central Texas Ellenburger, Midland, Texas, April 17, 2012
Hentz, T. F. Regional stratigraphic distribution of the Pearsall Formation, Maverick Basin and San Marcos Arch presented to Devon Energy Corporation, Austin, Texas, April 17, 2012
Fomel, S. B. Multiazimuth seismic diffraction imaging for fracture characterization in low-permeability gas formations workshop presented at RPSEA Unconventional Gas Conference, Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, April 17, 2012
Laubach, S. E. Structural diagenesis, resource plays, the Highlands of Scotland, and curriculum development AAPG Distinguished Lecture presented to Department of Geological Sciences, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada, April 12, 2012
Laubach, S. E. Structural diagenesis, resource plays, the Highlands of Scotland, and curriculum development AAPG Distinguished Lecture presented to Montana Geological Society, Billings, Montana, April 11, 2012
Wang, F. P. Development strategies for maximizing East Texas oil-field production presented at RPSEA Onshore Production Conference, Midland, Texas, April 10, 2012
Wang, F. P. Development strategies for maximizing East Texas oil-field production presented at RPSEA Onshore Production Conference, Midland, Texas, April 10, 2012
Laubach, S. E. Structural diagenesis, resource plays, the Highlands of Scotland, and curriculum development AAPG Distinguished Lecture presented to Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists, Calgary, Canada, April 10, 2012
Laubach, S. E. Structural diagenesis, resource plays, the Highlands of Scotland, and curriculum development AAPG Distinguished Lecture presented to Utah Geological Association, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 9, 2012
Laubach, S. E. Structural diagenesis, resource plays, the Highlands of Scotland, and curriculum development AAPG Distinguished Lecture presented to Department of Geological Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, April 3, 2012
Hosseini, S. A. Site characterization and history matching for S3 site presented at Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 1, 2012
Zhu, H. Structure of the European upper mantle revealed by adjoint tomography (invited talk) presented to Department of Physics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, April , 2012
Caldwell, T. Soil development and the ecohydrology of arid lands presented at Geological Society of America South-Central Section Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas, April , 2012
Caldwell, T. Soil Heterogeneity and its Linkage to Ecosystems, Landscape Dynamics, and Geologic Hazards presented at BEG Seminar Series, Austin, Texas, April , 2012
Moscardelli, L. Deepwater erosional shadow remnants as terrestrial analogs for teardrop-shaped islands on Mars: implications for outflow channel formation presented at American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention & Exhibition, Long Beach, California, April , 2012
McCall, L. New media and water conservation—How to leverage outreach resources proceedings of Texas Water 2012, Texas Water Works Association, April , 2012
Young, M. H. Adapting to sea level rise and managing risk along the Texas Gulf Coast,” invited talk presented to UT-Austin Energy Institute Advisory Committee, Austin, Texas, April , 2012
March
Paine, J. G. EM investigations to assess near-surface effects of hydrofracturing on water quality presented at Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems, Tucson, Arizona, March 29, 2012
Paine, J. G. EM investigations to assess near-surface effects of hydrofracturing on water quality presented at Workshop W-2, Hydraulic Fracturing 101: What Is It, What Are the Issues, and How Can Geophysics Help? Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems, Tucson, Arizona, March 29, 2012
Romanak, K. D. Challenges for young researchers and ways to overcome them presented at the Bureau of Economic Geology 1st Grant Writing Workshop, Austin, Texas, March 29, 2012
Nikolinakou, M. A. How does salt affect stresses and pore pressures? From simple geometries to salt-sheet advance presented at Cardiff University, Wales, UK, March 29, 2012
Paine, J. G. Integrated, student-led hydrogeophysical investigations at a suspected central Texas sinkhole presented at Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems, Tucson, Arizona, March 27, 2012
Eichhubl, P. The FRAC approach to fracture characterization and prediction; Testing the basin-centered gas model using fluid inclusions: East Texas and Piceance basins invited talk presented to Pace Oil & Gas, Calgary, Alberta, March 27, 2012
Reece, J. S. Deformation and transport processes of resedimented mudstones in their initial pre-subduction conditions poster presented at GSA Penrose Conference on Deformation, Fluid Flow, and Mass Transfer in the Forearc of Convergent Margins, Lucca, Italy, March 26, 2012
Eichhubl, P. The FRAC approach to fracture characterization and prediction; Testing the basin-centered gas model using fluid inclusions: East Texas and Piceance basins invited talk presented to Devon Canada, Calgary, Alberta, March 26, 2012
Flemings, P. B. Deformation and transport processes of resedimented mudstones in their initial pre-subduction conditions poster presented at GSA Penrose Conference on Deformation, Fluid Flow, and Mass Transfer in the Forearc of Convergent Margins, Lucca, Italy, March 25, 2012
Ambrose, W. A. Ejecta distribution and relative ages of the Imbrium, Serenitatis, and Crisium Basins presented at 43rd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, The Woodlands, Texas, March 22, 2012
Zhang, T. Geochemical controls on gas adsorption and preservation in organic-rich shale systems invited lecture presented to Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, Missouri, March 19, 2012
Eichhubl, P. The FRAC approach to fracture characterization and prediction invited talk presented to Anadarko Corporation, Denver, Colorado, March 12, 2012
Collins, E. W. Geologic maps of the Glenn Spring and Mariscal Mountain areas, Big Bend National Park presented to Geological Society of America, Abilene, Texas, March 9, 2012
Romanak, K. D. Large volume CO2 injection at Cranfield: early field test of the SECARB Phase III: near-surface monitoring 7th Annual Southeast Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership Stakeholders’ Briefing, Mobile, Alabama, March 7, 2012
Nikolinakou, M. A. Geomechanical modeling in energy exploration presented to the Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering Department, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, March 6, 2012
Gale, J. F. W. Natural fractures in the Marcellus Shale presented at MSRL Annual Sponsors’ Group Meeting, Austin, Texas, March 6, 2012
Lu, J. Distribution and characteristics of the middle Tuscaloosa Formation (Tuscaloosa marine shale) presented at MSRL Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas, March 6, 2012
Wang, F. P. Connate water saturation, wettability and mechanical attributes of organic-rich shales presented at MRSL Sponsor’s Annual Review Meeting, Austin``, Texas, March 5, 2012
Ambrose, W. A. Crisium and Humorum Basins on the Moon presented to the Austin Geological Society, Austin, Texas, March 5, 2012
Lu, J. Preliminary characterizsation of the Tuscaloosa Shale presented at Mudrock Systems Research Laboratory Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas, Austin, Texas, March , 2012
Elliott, S. Characterizing a pre-Colonial Piedmont riparian forest using sub-fossil leaves: West Branch Little Conestoga Creek, Southeastern Pennsylvania Annual Graduate Colloquium, Penn State Department of Geosciences, University Park, Pennsylvania, March , 2012
Hu, J. Third Research Meeting TCCS, Houston, Texas, March , 2012
Young, M. H. Multi-scale characterization of arid soil properties for predicting landscape processes New Mexico Tech, Hydrology seminar series, Austin, Texas, March , 2012
Nance, H. S. Insights from geochemical and isotopic data, Bone Spring mudrock facies, Delaware Basin presented at Mudrock Systems Research Laboratory Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas, March , 2012
Paine, J. G. Integrated, student-led hydrogeophysical investigations at a suspected central Texas sinkhole presented at Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems, Tucson, Arizona, March , 2012
Gülen, G. Moving Energy to Markets: Regional Electric Power Grids presented at Latin American Forum VII, organized by the Jackson School of Geosciences in collaboration with the Energy Institute at UT-Austin, Greater Houston Partnership and Council of the Americas, Houston, Texas, March , 2012
Young, M. H. Energy/environmental aspects of unconventional gas and hydrofracking invited talk presented at AIPG meeting, Austin, Texas, March , 2012
Young, M. H. University of Texas experimental and scientific collaboratory for earth surface assessment and research (UTEXAS CESAR) invited talk presented to UT-Austin Jackson School Advisory Committee, Austin, Texas, March , 2012
February
Nicot, J. -P. Water needs of the upstream oil and gas industry in Texas and impact on aquifers presented at Hydro Brown Bag, Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, February 17, 2012
Zhang, T. Shale gas geochemistry and kinetics of mixed gas adsorption presented at annual EM/BEG meeting, Austin, Texas, February 14, 2012
Zeidouni, M. Leakage characterization through caprock with application to CO2 storage in aquifers invited talk presented at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, California, February 11, 2012
Romanak, K. D. Dialog between Engineering Societies and CCS Tech Leaders CCS, Caribe Royal, Orlando, Florida, February 9, 2012
Hudec, M. R. Encased minibasins—preliminary modeling results presented at Marathon Oil, Houston, Texas, February 9, 2012
Hentz, T. F. Stratigraphy and mudrock distribution of the Pearsall Formation, Maverick Basin, South Texas presented to Valence Operating Company, Austin, Texas, February 8, 2012
Gale, J. F. W. Talk presented at potential research funding meeting with BP presented at Bureau of Economic Geology, Austin, Texas, February 6, 2012
Gülen, G. Gas-Power Linkages: Observations from Electricity Market Modeling CFA Society of Houston, Houston, Texas, February , 2012
January
Romanak, K. D. Geologic CO2 storage Longhorn Grand Challenges Scholars Program group, Austin, Texas, January 30, 2012
Romanak, K. D. Geologic CO2 storage STORE, The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Engineering, Austin, Texas, January 30, 2012
Hentz, T. F. Woodbine sandstone-reservoir characteristics and variability in East Texas field presented to Dyersdale Energy LP, Austin, Texas, January 27, 2012
Jeong, H. Uncertainty quantification of CO2 plume migration using static connectivity The University of Texas conference on Carbon Capture and Storage, Austin, Tex., January 25, 2012
Meckel, T. CO2 storage capacity estimation GCCC Sponsors, Houston, Tex., January 25, 2012
Nicot, J. -P. Fact-based regulation for environmental protection in shale gas resource development presented at UIC Conference of the Groundwater Protection Council, Houston, Texas, January 24, 2012
Gale, J. F. W. Report of activities presented to FRAC members presented to Devon, Austin, Texas, January 24, 2012
Nicot, J. -P. Geochemistry of shale gas basins including NORMs and trace elements presented at UIC Conference of the Groundwater Protection Council, Houston, Texas, January 23, 2012
Nuñez-López, Vanessa Commercial EOR monitoring at the Hastings field presented at the STORE-Chevron hands-on workshop for Norwegian Petroleum Engineering students, Houston, Texas, January 19, 2012
Nicot, J. -P. Water demand in Texas shale plays presented to the Houston Geological Society, Houston, Texas, January 17, 2012
Nicot, J. -P. Water demand in Texas shale plays presented at HGS Northsiders Luncheon Meeting, Houston, Texas, January 17, 2012
Meckel, T. Structural compartmentalization and CCS Gulf Coast Carbon Center, Austin, Tex., January 14, 2012
Hentz, T. F. Pennsylvanian (Desmoinesian, Missourian) stratigraphic attributes and challenges in the Anadarko Basin, Texas Panhandle presented to Arete Resources, Austin, Texas, January 4, 2012
Zhu, H. Adjoint tomography reveals the structure of the European upper mantle (invited talk) presented at Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, January , 2012
Zhu, H. Adjoint tomography reveals the structure of the European upper mantle (invited talk) presented at Institute of Crustal Dynamics, China Earthquake Administration, Beijing, China, January , 2012
Zhu, H. Adjoint tomography reveals the structure of the European upper mantle (invited talk) presented at Institute of Geophysics, China Earthquake Administration, Beijing, China, January , 2012
Dunlap, D. B. Seismic imaging of sedimentary reatures relative to a buried paleo-volcano, offshore Morocco presented at QCL Annual Deepwater Meeting, Houston, Texas, January , 2012
Flaig, P. P. Transantarctic tales: extraordinary geology and complex logistics in the Central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica invited talk presented at the Lakeway Men’s Club, Austin, Texas, , 2012
Flaig, P. P. The application of lidar (light detection and ranging) technology to outcrop geology with an example from Sagwon Bluffs on the North Slope of Alaska invited talk presented at the Alaska Geological Society February Meeting, Anchorage, Alaska, , 2012
Laubach, S. E. Elected Editor’s report on AAPG Publications annual presentation to AAPG House of Delegates, Long Beach, California, , 2012
Ogiesoba, O. C. Seismic-attribute characterization of the Eagle Ford Shale, Dimmit County, South Texas American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention and Exhibition, Long Beach, California, , 2012
Young, M. H. Energy from unconventionals: new hope, new challenges Division of Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., , 2012
Romanak, K. D. Negotiations on carbon capture and storage in the clean development mechanism presented to Research and Independent Nongovernmental Organizations (RINGOS), COP18 United Nations Climate Change Conference, Doha, Qatar, , 2012
Flemings, P. B. Laboratory investigation of coupled deformation and fluid flow in mudrock: implications for slope stability in the Ursa Basin, Gulf of Mexico presented at EGU General Assembly, Austin, Texas, , 2012
Hardage, B. A. Vertical-force sources and shear waves presented at GSH-SEG Spring Symposium Honoring Bob Sheriff, Reservoir Geophysics & Interpretation, Houston, Texas, , 2012
Wang, H. Utility of monthly updated GCM forecasts in improving seasonal streamflow forecasting presented at 26th Conference in Hydrology, AMS Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, , 2012