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Below you will find articles related to the most recent events happening within the organization.


SEG 2012 Spring Distinguished Lecturer: Samuel Gray from CGGVeritas

 

Dr. Samuel Gray, from CGGVeritas, is the Spring 2012 SEG Distinguished Lecturer. He will be visiting the University of Houston and giving his talk titled:

"A brief history of depth…and time seismic imaging".

For an abstract of the talk and a bio of the speaker, visit:
http://www.seg.org/education/lectures-courses/distinguished-lecturers/spring2012/samuelgrayabstract

James Lemaux from Southwestern Energy will give the EGLS talk this Friday Apr 13th

James Lemaux from Southwestern Energy will be giving a talk on Friday Apr 13th titled:

"Understanding and Predicting Fayetteville Shale Gas Production Through Integrated Seismic-to-Simulation Reservoir Characterization Workflow"

Dale Bird from Bird Geophysical will give the EGLS talk this Friday Apr 06th

SEG Wavelets is hosting a talk by Dale Bird from Bird Geophysical this Friday Apr 6th titled:

"M-series magnetochrons north of the Rio Grande Fracture Zone: implications for the early break-up of the South Atlantic Ocean"

Geoscience: Student Research Day

The Student Research Day is a great opportunity to showcase student's research work by presenting a talk or a poster. Awards will be given to the best presentations and posters.

All student's (BS, MS, PhD) are welcome to present their work. If you wish to participate, please send the title of your presentation or poster to Aslan Gassiyev at: aslan_116@yahoo.com.

SINOPEC: Geological and Geophysical Studies in Shengli Oil Field

Visitors from the China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (SINOPEC) will be giving 2 talks this Wednesday April 4th starting at 1:00pm in SR1 634.

The two talks will be titled:

"Resolution Improvement of Surface Seismic Using Borehole Seismic Data"

By: Dr. Kong Qingfeng, senior geophysicist, Shengli Oil Field, SINOPEC

Kurt Strack from KMS Technologies will give the EGLS talk this Friday Mar 30th

Kurt Strack from KMS Technologies will be giving a talk on Friday Mar 30th titled:

"Array Electromagnetics"

Dr. Strack is the president and founder of KMS Technologies, a company that integrates electromagnetic and other geophysical methods. Before this, Dr. Strack was Chief Scientist at Baker Hughes (previously Baker Atlas) until 1999. He is an Adjunct Professor at the UH Electrical Engineering department and has taught courses such as "Borehole Geophysics" and "Electrical Methods for Hydrocarbon Applications".

SEG Wavelets elections for the 2012-2013 term

This Friday March 23, SEG Wavelets is having elections for the 2012-2013 officers. The following positions are open:

Faqi Liu from Hess will give the EGLS talk this Friday Mar 2nd

Faqi Liu from Hess will be giving a talk on Friday Mar 2nd titled:

"The Key to Successful Exploration: Super Seismic Images"

Faqi Liu received a master’s degree in 1989 in applied mathematics from Chinese Academy of Sciences, and a Ph.D (1999) in Geophysics from the University of Texas at Austin. He worked as a research associate in Chinese Academy of Science, for five years, beginning in 1989; he spent one year as a visiting scientist at DELPHI, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands.

Michael J. Economides from the University of Houston Petroleum Engineering Department will give the EGLS talk this Friday Feb 24th

Michael J. Economides from the University of Houston Petroleum Engineering department will be giving a talk on Friday Feb 24 titled:

"Design of multiple transverse fracture horizontal wells in shale gas reservoirs"

Chris Liner from the University of Houston will give the EGLS talk this Friday Feb 17th

Chris Liner from the University of Houston will be giving a talk on Friday Feb 17 titled:

"Geophysical methods for CO2 sequestration, monitoring, and reservoir characterization"

Dr. Liner is Professor of Geophysics and Associated Chairman at the UH Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. His research interests include CO2 sequestration, reservoir characterization, seismic wave propagation, among many others. He was selected by the SEG to give the 2012 Distinguished Instructor Short Course titled: "Elements of Seismic Dispersion".

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