Luncheon – November 20, 2009

Title: Sweet Spot Localization of Production From Fractured “Shales” in Rocky Mountain Basins Speakers: Richard Inden, LSSI, Ltd. Denver, CO, and William Pearson, Pearson Technologies, Inc, Golden, CO Date: November 20, 2009 Publication: The Outcrop, November 2009, p. 29 Hydrocarbon production from shales is dependent upon source quality, maturation, fracturability, tectonic fracturing, and in many cases, … More Luncheon – November 20, 2009

Luncheon – November 6, 2009

Title: Resource Constraints on Alternative Energy Technologies Speaker: Dr Jim Burnell, Colorado Geological Survey Date: November 6, 2009 Publication: The Outcrop, November 2009, p. 28-29 The move to increase the proportion of renewable energy in the U.S. has become a hot topic in the media and in the political arena. The popular refrain is that we will … More Luncheon – November 6, 2009

Luncheon – October 16, 2009

Title: 3D Interpretation of a Metorite Impact Field, Red Wing Creek Field, Williston Basin, Western North Dakota Speakers: Benjamin Herber, Paul Weimer, (University of Colorado, Boulder, CO), Roger Barton (True Oil, Casper, WY), William S. Hammon III (Terra Spark, Boulder, CO), Chunju Huang, Shu Jiang (University of Colorado, Boulder, CO) Date: October 16, 2009 Publication: The Outcrop, … More Luncheon – October 16, 2009

Luncheon – October 2, 2009

Title: Anatomy and Development of a Low-accommodation Clastic Wedge: Cordilleran Foreland Basin, Utah and Colorado, USA Speaker: Jennifer L. Aschoff, Assistant Professor, Stratigraphy, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado Date: October 2, 2009 Publication: The Outcrop, October 2009, p. 24 Distinguishing sequence architecture within a regional stratigraphic framework provides insight into … More Luncheon – October 2, 2009

Luncheon – September 18, 2009

Title: Dynamic Topography and the Formation of the Cretaceous Western Interior Basin Speaker: Dag Nummedal, Colorado Energy Research Institute, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO Date: September 18, 2009 Publication: The Outcrop, September 2009, 18-19 It is well known that deep earth processes can have a profound influence on sedimentary basin evolution, but progress has been slow … More Luncheon – September 18, 2009

Luncheon – August 21, 2009

Title: Bakken Sweet Spot in the Sanish/Parshall Field Area of Mountrail County, North Dakota Speaker: Mark Williams, VP, Exploration & Development, Whiting Petroleum Corp. Date: August 21, 2009 Publication: The Outcrop, August 2009, p. 25 Production from over 500 horizontal wells drilled in the Bakken Formation in western North Dakota since 2000 exhibit a distinct bimodal … More Luncheon – August 21, 2009

Luncheon – August 7, 2009

Title: Devonian Carbonate Platform of Nevada: Facies, Surfaces, Cycles, Sequences, Reefs, and Cataclysmic Alamo Impact Breccia Speaker: John E. Warme, Professor Emeritus, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines Date: August 7, 2009 Publication: The Outcrop, August 2009, p. 24-25 The Devonian shallow-water carbonate platform of southeastern Nevada exhibits a gallery of features that … More Luncheon – August 7, 2009

Luncheon – July 17, 2009

Title: Discovery and Horizontal Development of Savageton Field, Powder River Basin, Wyoming: Geosteering in Thin Parkman Sandstone to Minimize Water Production and Enhance Ultimate Recovery Speaker: David M. Wheeler, Rockies Business Area Manager, El Paso E&P Company, L.P. Date: July 17, 2009 Publication: The Outcrop, July 2009, p. 20-21 Savageton Field (Campbell County, Wyoming) was rediscovered in … More Luncheon – July 17, 2009

Luncheon – May 15, 2009

Title: Shale Gas Geochemistry Applications: E-TX Jurassic Gas Mixing and Ft. Worth Basin Burial History /Thermal Maturation Speaker: Mark H. Tobey Date: May 15, 2009 Publication: The Outcrop, May 2009, p. 19 Vertical migration of deeper, Bossier-sourced gas in shallower Cotton Valley reservoirs has been inferred through gas composition and isotopic data from approximately 50 producing wells … More Luncheon – May 15, 2009

Luncheon – May 1, 2009

Title: Influence of Compositional and Burial History on Reservoir and Petrophysical Properties of Mesaverde Tight Gas Sandstones in Western U.S. Basins Speakers: John C. Webb, Alan P. Byrnes, Robert M. Cluff, Daniel A. Krygowski, and Stefani D. Whittaker Date: May 1, 2009 Publication: The Outcrop, May 2009, p. 18-19 We have examined the relationship between lithofacies, detrital … More Luncheon – May 1, 2009