Luncheon – December 7, 2011

Talk: Gas Geochemistry and Filling of Large Tight Gas Sand Reservoirs in the Rocky Mountains Speaker: Professor Nicholas B. Harris, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada Location: Denver Marriott City Center Date: December 7, 2011 Citation: Published in the December 2011 Outcrop The composition of natural gases from large tight sand … More Luncheon – December 7, 2011

Luncheon – October 5, 2011

Talk: The Discovery of a Significant Gas/Condensate Field from the Paleocene Fort Union Formation at Barricade and Endurance Units, Washakie Basin, Sweetwater County Wyoming Speaker: Greg P. Anderson, Samson Resources Location: Denver Marriott City Center Date: October 5, 2011 Description: Published in the October 2011 Outcrop The Paleocene Fort Union Formation is a significant producer of gas … More Luncheon – October 5, 2011

Luncheon – September 7, 2011

Talk: Public Land Obstacles to Oil and Gas Development in the West Speaker: Kathleen M. Sgamma, Director of Government & Public Affairs, Western Energy Alliance Location: Denver Marriott City Center Date: September 7, 2011 Citation: Published in the September 2011 Outcrop From the reversed “wild lands” policy to Master Leasing Plans, the Interior Department under Secretary Ken Salazar … More Luncheon – September 7, 2011

Luncheon – August 3, 2011

Talk: Hot Data from Cool Strata Speaker: Bob Raynolds, Consulting Geologist Location: Denver Marriott City Center Date: August 3, 2011 Description: Published in the August 2011 Outcrop We live during a remarkable time for stratigraphers! Data sets ranging from deep sea cores, lake bottom cores, ice cores, stalactite cores, coral reef cores, pack-rat midden cores and tree rings are … More Luncheon – August 3, 2011

Luncheon – July 6, 2011

Talk: Solution-Subsidence Control on Trends and Facies Architecture of Basal-Morrow Fluvial Valleys, Southwest Kansas Speaker: Charles E. Bartberger, QEP Energy Company Location: Denver Marriott City Center Date: July 6, 2011 Description: Published in the July 2011 Outcrop Lower-Pennsylvanian basal-Morrow valleys in southwest Kansas formed primarily by fluvial incision in response to relative lowering of sea level. Locally across a multi … More Luncheon – July 6, 2011

Luncheon – June 1, 2011

Talk: Important Characteristics of Rocky Mountain Tight Gas Accumulations Speaker: Stephen P. Cumella, Bill Barrett Corporation Location: Denver Marriott City Center Date: June 1, 2011 Description: Published in the June 2011 Outcrop Sandstones in tight gas accumulations in the Rocky Mountains commonly have permeabilities in the single digit microdarcy range and water saturations below 50%. If these sandstones had similar … More Luncheon – June 1, 2011

Luncheon – May 4, 2011

Talk: Geochemical Evaluation of Eagle Ford Group Source Rocks and Oils from the First Shot Field, Texas: Implications and Applications for Appraisal of Eagle Ford Resource Plays Speaker: Janell D. Edman, Geochemical Consultant Location: Denver Marriott City Center Date: May 4, 2011 Citation:  Published in the May 2011 Outcrop Total organic carbon, Rock-Eval pyrolysis, and vitrinite reflectance analyses performed on Eagle … More Luncheon – May 4, 2011

Luncheon – April 6, 2011

Talk: The Global Scramble for Mineral Resources: Its Present and Potential Impact on Colorado Speaker: Dr. Vince Matthews, Director, Colorado Geological Survey Location: Denver Marriott City Center Date: April 6, 2011 Citation: Published in the April 2011 Outcrop Colorado’s history is steeped in its rich horde of natural resources. Today the state is still a major provider of minerals and energy. … More Luncheon – April 6, 2011