Title: Federal Government Seeks More Fracing Regulation to Slow Development on Public Lands Publication: The Outcrop, November 2012, p. 6-7 Western oil and natural gas producers are pushing back on new hydraulic fracturing (fracing) regulations from the Department of the Interior (DOI) that would create an entirely new, complicated and redundant regulatory process. Fracing is a safe, well-tested … More Federal Government Seeks More Fracing Regulation to Slow Development on Public Lands
Title: LiDAR – An Emerging Tool for Geological Applications Author: Jason Stoker Publication: The OUtcrop, October 2012, p. 6-10 Over the past five to ten years the use and applicability of light detection and ranging (LiDAR) technology has increased dramatically. As a result, more and more LiDAR data now are being collected across the country for a wide range … More LiDAR – An Emerging Tool for Geological Applications
Title: Try and Try Again: Dinnehotso-Northeast Arizona Prospect Author: Don Stone Publication: The Outcrop, July 2012, p. 6-11 Editors Note: The following is just one chapter selected from an ongoing book project intended to illustrate the activities and challenges encountered by an independent petroleum geologist/entrepreneur in his efforts to make a living in the oil patch. On … More Dinnehotso-Northeast Arizona Prospect
Title: Catastrophic Ice Age Floods in Colorado: Glacial Outburst Floods Scoured the Upper Arkansas Valley Author: Keenan Lee Publication: The Outcrop, June 2012, p. 6-12 During the Pleistocene, three glaciers from the Sawatch Range flowed down contiguous tributary valleys to the Arkansas River near Granite, Colorado. The Lake Creek glacier probably pushed the river out of its channel, and the … More Catastrophic Ice Age Floods in Colorado
Title: Welcome to Grand Junction! Author: Jay Scheevel, RMS AAPG 2012 General Chair Publication: The Outcrop, May 2012, p. 6-7 Great rocks, increased knowledge, and good friends: all good reasons to come to Grand Junction, Colorado this September 9 – 12 for the 2012 Rocky Mountain Section meeting of the AAPG. Located in the beautiful Grand Valley at … More Welcome to Grand Junction!
Title: About the AAPG Search and Discovery Website Author: Don Stone Publication: The Outcrop, April 2012, p. 6-8 I wonder how many RMAG members have checked out AAPG’s Search and Discovery website. The site is accessed using searchanddiscovery.com or from the AAPG.org home page by clicking on the “AAPG site short cuts” ribbon, scrolling down and clicking on … More About the AAPG Search and Discovery Website
Title: REE-Thinking the Future – 2011 CSM SEG Student Chapter Mini-Symposium on Rare Earth Element Geology Author: Wesley S. Hall, President, CMS SEG Student Chapter Publication: The Outcrop, March 2012, p. 6-8 The seventeen elements that make up the lanthanides (atomic numbers 57-71), plus yttrium and scandium are considered rare earth elements (REEs), which are further divided into LREEs (La through … More REE-Thinking the Future – 2011 CSM SEG Student Chapter Mini-Symposium on Rare Earth Element Geology
Title: Ready, set, download! Author: Compiled by Kristine Peterson Publication: The Outcrop, January 2012, p. 6-8 [Website editor’s note: links may not work; search NETL website for documents.] Free studies, software and data from the NETL Energy Lab. http://www.netl.doe.gov/KMD/Forms/CdDvdRetrieval.aspx There is a wealth of data available to download from the Department of Energy. The National Energy Technology … More Ready, set, download!
Title: ”It’s a New Game!” Explorationists Challenged at RMAG Basin-Center Gas Symposium Author: Mark Caldwell Publication: The Outcrop, December 2000, p. 1, 8 A standing-room-only crowd jammed the Marriott City Center conference room October 6 to hear talks about exploration for basin-center gas accumulations (BCGA’s). They heard that demand for natural gas in North America is … More ”It’s a New Game!” Explorationists Challenged at RMAG Basin-Center Gas Symposium
Title: A Parting Interview with Roger Slatt, Ph.D. Author: Ginger S. Dodson Publication: The Outcrop, September 2000, p. 1, 8, 12 During the past eight years Dr. Roger Slatt was Director of the Department of Geology and Geophysics at the Colorado School of Mines (CSM). In July Dr. Slatt left Colorado for Norman, Oklahoma, where he … More A Parting Interview with Roger Slatt, Ph.D.