News & Events

It is our great pleasure to welcome Noelle Joy Purcell from Shell Technology Company this Friday at 1 pm in SR1 634.  She will be giving a talk about what to expect as a new graduate hire when joining a large oil and gas company. 

Congratualtions to our IBA Team placing 1st, and beating 196 universities at the International Competition at AAPG ACE Conference. Congrats to the team members: Eric Lunn, Andrew Steier, Delaney Robinson, Leiser Silva, and Walter Reed and advisors: Dr. Paul Mann, Dr. John Castagna, Dr. Julia Wellner, and Kurt Rudolph.

It is our great pleasure to welcome Christine Piela from BP to give a talk about the daily work of an operations geologist this Friday in SR1 634 at 1pm.

Congrats to our IBA Team, Eric Lunn, Andrew Steier, Delaney Robinson, Leiser Silva, and Walter Reed, for placing 1st in a field of nine schools for the Gulf Coast Section! They will be competing on April 1st at the Worldwide Competition in Houston, TX.

As the Grants-in-Aid (GIA) application deadline is approaching, Mr. Victor Ogunmola kindly offered us an information session about the GIA application and statistics. Victor is a geologist from ExxonMobil, and he serves as a GIA committee member. The talk was held in the reading room in SR1 building from noon to 1 pm on Jan 26, 2016.

Janet Kong, an AAPG Wildcatters officer, is starting the spring semester as an exchange student at the University of Stavanger. She is an M.S. student working on Antarctic glacial history with Dr. Julia Wellner. Congratulations, Janet!

The EAS holiday party, as a tradition of the EAS department, was held in the Nouveau Antique Art Bar on December 10, 2015. About 90 students, alumni, and faculty went to the party.

Dr. Marek Kacewicz's talk

It's our great pleasure to announce that Dr. Marek Kacewicz, a Distinguished Lecture with AAPG, will give us a talk about petroleum system modeling this coming Friday.

AAPG-SEG Joint Talk by Dr. Krzysztof M. Wojcik

Dr. Krzysztof Wojcik, an AAPG Distinguished Lecturer, visited the EAS Department on November 13th, 2015, and gave a talk to the AAPG Wildcatters and SEG Wavelets members.

Deepwater Plays short course by Joan Flinch

Dr. Joan Flinch taught a short course on deepwater plays at the University of Houston on Saturday, October 17th, 2015.