2007-2008 AAPG Distinguished Lecture – December 7, 2007

Title: Crocodiles in Greenland and Hippos in London: A Fossil-Fueled Tour of Past and Future Climates Speaker: Kirk Johnson, Denver Museum of Nature and Science Date: December 7, 2007 Publication: The Outcrop, December 2007, p. 30 The earth’s climate is driven by the interaction of solar energy with land, sky, and oceans. While this has always … More 2007-2008 AAPG Distinguished Lecture – December 7, 2007

Luncheon – November 9, 2007

Title: Discovery and Development of Parshall Field (Bakken), Mountrail County, North Dakota Speaker: Michael Johnson, Independent Geologist Date: November 9, 2007 Publication: The Outcrop, November 2007, p. 27 Parshall Field, discovered by EOG Resources in 2006 (3-T152N-R90W, Mountrail County, ND), now ranks as the best Bakken oil field in North Dakota. Over 15 producers have been completed, … More Luncheon – November 9, 2007

Luncheon – November 2, 2007

Title: Gas Content Evaluation of Coal and Shale: Field and Laboratory Procedures Speakers: Noel Waechter, James Shipps, and Jacquelyn Holt Date: November 2, 2007 Publication: The Outcrop, November 2007, p. 26-27 The amount of sorbed gas present in an underground coal or shale bed is estimated by recovering a core sample, placing it into a sealed canister … More Luncheon – November 2, 2007

Luncheon – October 19, 2007

Title: Lithology and Characteristics of the Upper Cretaceous Baxter Shale Gas Reservoir, Vermillion Basin, Northwest Colorado and Adjacent Wyoming Speaker: Mark Longman, Questar Exploration and Production Co. Date: October 19, 2007 Publication: The Outcrop, October 2007, p. 21 The Coniacean to Campanian Baxter Shale, a stratigraphic equivalent of the Mancos, Cody, Steele, Hilliard, and Niobrara/Pierre formations, was … More Luncheon – October 19, 2007

Luncheon – October 5, 2007

Title: Science and Service for the People of Colorado, or what has YOUR Geological Survey done for you lately? Speaker: Vince Matthews, State Geologist of Colorado Date: October 5, 2007 Publication: The Outcrop, October 2007, p. 20 The Colorado Geological Survey’s (CGS) activities and research fall into five broad categories: Avalanche Forecasting & Safety; Geologic Hazards; … More Luncheon – October 5, 2007

Luncheon – September 7, 2007

Title: A Geologist’s View on the Solar System Speaker: Richard L. Nielsen, Consulting Geologist Date: September 7, 2007 Publication: The Outcrop, September 2007, p. 4 Interplanetary space missions launched from Earth in the past 15 years have generated much new information that excites all but the most brain-dead geologists. The Galileo mission to Jupiter and its … More Luncheon – September 7, 2007

Joint RMAG/DGS Luncheon – August 17, 2007

Title: Exploration Case Studies Using the BlueQube Technology Speaker: Mark Davies, ARKeX Date: August 17, 2007 Publication: The Outcrop, August, 2007, p. 5 Introduction Gravity gradiometers have a fundamental advantage over gravimeters when operated on a moving platform. Inertial motion in the vertical plane creates acceleration far greater than the variations in gravity due to geology. … More Joint RMAG/DGS Luncheon – August 17, 2007

Luncheon – August 3, 2007

Title: leaching and Copper Mineralization of the Wingate Sandstone in the Salt Anticline Region of the Paradox Basin: Evidence for Two Major Fluid Flow Events Speaker: Timothy J. MacIntyre, EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. Date: August 3, 2007 Publication: The Outcrop, August 2007, p. 4-5 On the southwest flank of the Paradox Valley salt anticline the … More Luncheon – August 3, 2007

Joint DGS/RMAG Luncheon – July 12, 2007

Title: Geoscience Integration to Overcome Seismic Imaging Problems in Thrust-Belt Environments Speaker: Rob Vestrum, Thrust-Belt Imaging Date: July 12, 2007 Publication: The Outcrop, July 2007, p. 4 As seismic-imaging algorithms become more sophisticated and correct more accurately for wave­-propagation effects of anisotropy and heterogeneity, the need for velocity-model accuracy increases. Seismic data in complex-structure land environments … More Joint DGS/RMAG Luncheon – July 12, 2007

Luncheon – June 15, 2007

Title: Alpine Oil Field, Alaska: A North Slope Legacy Field and Model for Future Development Speaker: Gregory F. Hebertson, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, The Woodlands, TX Date: June 15, 2007 Publication: The Outcrop, June 2007, p. 5 The Alpine Oil Field is located on the North Slope of Alaska. It resides approximately 60 miles west of the prolific … More Luncheon – June 15, 2007