Luncheon – December 3, 2004

Title: Carbon Dioxide Sequestration in the Rockies – Project Status Author: Genevieve Young, Colorado Geological Survey Publication: The Outcrop, December 2004, p. 4 The Colorado Geological Survey is participating in the Southwest Regional Partnership for Carbon Sequestration project. The primary goal is to determine an optimum strategy for minimizing greenhouse gas intensity in the southwest. The … More Luncheon – December 3, 2004

Luncheon – October 15, 2004

Title: NEXTMap USA Speaker: Matthew D. Cross, Intermap Federal Services, Inc., Denver, CO Publication: The Outcrop, October 2004, p. 4-5 There has long been a need for continuous, accurate, large area datasets for consistent mapping and feature analysis. In the next decade it will be critical to have information that is not only accurate, but also consistent … More Luncheon – October 15, 2004

Luncheon – October 1, 2004

Title: A Producer’s Guide to Gathering and Processing Deals Speaker: Chuck Sawyer, Western Gas Resources, Inc. Publication: The Outcrop, October 2004, p. 4 A producer’s scientific success in the discovery of a new field can often turn into an economic failure if the midstream (gathering, compression & processing) and downstream (interstate pipelines) aspects of gas transportation are ignored. … More Luncheon – October 1, 2004

Luncheon – August 20, 2004

Title: What’s Happening in the Mineral and Mineral Fuel Industries in Colorado? Speaker: James A. Cappa, Chief, Mineral and Mineral Fuels Section, Colorado Geological Survey Publication: The Outcrop, August 2004, p. 5, 9 The Colorado Geological Survey (CGS) Mineral Resources Section estimates the total value of 2002 mineral and mineral fuel production in Colorado to be $3,723 … More Luncheon – August 20, 2004

Luncheon – August 6, 2004

Title: Meeting the Energy Challenge Speaker: Stephen A. Sonnenberg, AAPG Past President Event: RMAG/DGS Joint Luncheon, August 6, 2004 Publication: The Outcrop, August 2004, p. 4-5 Energy is essential to civilization. Low cost and abundant supplies of energy contribute to a country’s standard of living and economic well being. The history of energy use in any country … More Luncheon – August 6, 2004

Luncheon – July 16, 2004

Title: Use of Petrographic Data to Evaluate Low Resistivity Pay Speaker: Michael Dixon, Omni Laboratories, Houston, Texas Date: July 16, 2004 Publication: The Outcrop, July 2004, p. 4 Petrographic evaluation of core or drill cuttings provides an in-depth knowledge of reservoir mineralogy, texture, rock type, origin and porosity development. Integration of these data with other core data, well logs, … More Luncheon – July 16, 2004

Luncheon – September 17, 2004

Title: Production-History Characteristics of a Naturally Fractured Reservoir Speakers: Dr. Connie Knight and Dr. Jennifer Miskimins, Colorado School of Mines Publication: The Outcrop, September 2004, p. 4 The North La Barge Shallow Unit (NLBSU) produces from the Mesaverde Formation at depths of 2,000 ft (610 m). The NLBSU exhibits four types of production behavior including: fracture-dominated, matrix-dominated, … More Luncheon – September 17, 2004

Luncheon – June 18, 2004

Title: Natural Gas, Oil, Coalbed Methane, Coal and Molybdenite: Creating Multimedia, Educational Modules on CD-ROMs Author: Laura L. Wray, Geo-Productions Publication: The Outcrop, June 2004, p. 5 Managing Colorado’s natural resources through the current century will require dedicated geoscientists who can utilize tools and technologies that are increasingly complex. As we look to the younger generation, we see … More Luncheon – June 18, 2004

Luncheon – June 4, 2004

Title: Textural and Sequence Stratigraphic Controls on Sealing Capacity of Shales, Denver Basin and Beyond Speakers: Sally J. Sutton and Frank G. Ethridge Publication: The Outcrop, June 2004, p. 4-5 Shale units can be important barriers to fluid flow in sedimentary basins and commonly serve as seals to petroleum reservoirs. Little is known, however, about the controls on … More Luncheon – June 4, 2004

Luncheon – January 16, 2004

Title: Global Petroleum Industry Perspectives, January 2004: “First Look at the Year Ahead” Speaker: Pete Stark, Vice President, IHS Energy Publication: The Outcrop, January 2004, p. 4 While uncertainties continue to cloud the crystal ball, market factors suggest that oil and gas prices will decline during 2004. Key oil market factors include improving economies, which could … More Luncheon – January 16, 2004