News & Events

Matt Boyce (Staff Geologist) and Kiran Gawankar (Technical Expert) from Southwestern Energy will be giving a short course on Saturday, February 3rd 2018, covering the basics of well logging tools and will include some advanced exercises.

Stay tuned for more details!

SEG honorary lecturer, Dr. Sergio Chavez, gave a talk titled "Seismic bandwidth extension and resolution improvement: What works."

This lecture outlined examples of what works in current methods of frequency enhancement during acquisition, data conditioning, processing, reprocessing, advanced imaging, and postprocessing.


The AAPG Wildcatters along with the SEG Wavelets hosted an intern panel where returning EAS summer geo-interns gave us some insight to their experiences and gave us some tips for preparing for internships.

Shout-out to the student panel for such a great talk!

Student panel:

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.