AAPG Announces RMAG and RMS/SEPM Field Tips

Title: AAPG Announces RMAG and RMS/SEPM Field Tips

Author: Mark Sonnenfeld

Publication: The Outcrop, April 2001, p. 15

These are the field trips being sponsored by RMAG at the upcoming AAPG convention in Denver. See the Convention Announcements for details.

Traverse the Colorado Front Range — Denver, Colorado Springs, South Park and Return, Saturday, June 2. Leaders: Edward J. “Ned” Sterne (Savant Resources, Denver, CO) and Robert G. Raynolds (Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Denver, CO).

Beyond the Cross-Section: 3D Deformation of Classic Foreland Structures, Wyoming, Wednesday, May 31 to Sunday, June 3. Leaders: Chris Zahm (Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO), Peter Hennings (Phillips Petroleum Corporation, Bartlesville, OK), Eric Erslev (Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO), and Neil Hurley, (Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO).

A Geological Reconnaissance of Dinosaur Ridge and Vicinity, Sunday, June 3. Leaders: Norb Cygan and Robert G. Raynolds (Directors, Friends of Dinosaur Ridge; Morrison, CO).

Geology of National Parks and Monuments of the Colorado Plateau, Friday, May 25 to Saturday, June 2. Leaders: Christine E. Turner and Fred Peterson (U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, CO).

The following field trips are sponsored by RMS/SEPM

Stratigraphy, Facies Architecture, Paleoecology, Paleo-geography and Reservoir Characteristics of the Salt Wash Member of the Morrison Formation, Central Utah, Thursday, June 7 to Sunday, June 10. Leaders: Edmund R. “Gus” Gustason (Schlumberger Reservoir Technologies, Denver, CO), John W. Robinson (McMurry Energy Co., Denver, CO), James I. Kirkland (Utah Geological Survey, Salt Lake City, UT), and Romain Debarre (Institut Francais du Petrole, Rueil-Malmaison, France).

Carbonate Reservoir Producibility: From High-Resolution Sequence Stratigraphy to Fluid Flow Simulation, Paradox Basin, Utah, USA, Thursday, June 7 to Sunday, June 10. Leaders: Gregor P. Eberli (University of Miami, Miami, FL), G. Michael Grammer (Texaco EPDT, Houston, TX), and L. Jim Weber and J. Frederick (Rick) Sarg (Exxon Mobil, Houston, TX).

Sedimentology, Sequence Stratigraphy, and Basin Evolution of the Green River Formation in the Uinta and Washakie Basins: Insights for Lacustrine Hydrocarbon Systems, Wednesday, June 6 to Sunday, June 10. Leaders: Jim Borer (Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO) and Kevin Bohacs (Exxon Mobil, Houston, TX).