Luncheon – December 5, 2012

Talk: Trends in 3D Seismic Activity in Western Kansas 1998-2011 Speaker: William A. Miller, CPG, Miller Consulting Services/MCS Energy Interests, LLC Location: Denver Marriott City Center Description: Published in the December 2012 Outcrop, p. 12, 14-16 The use of 3D seismic has become a common exploration tool in Kansas since the emergence of the technique on the … More Luncheon – December 5, 2012

Luncheon – October 3, 2012

Talk:Discovery of “Pronghorn” and “Lewis and Clark” Fields: Sweet-spots within the Bakken Petroleum System Producing from the Sanish/Pronghorn Member NOT the Middle Bakken or Three Forks! Speaker: Orion Skinner, Whiting Petroleum Corp. Location: Denver Marriott City Center Description: Published in the October 2012 Outcrop, p. 12-13 Discovery of Bakken Petroleum System sweet-spots over the last 10 years has … More Luncheon – October 3, 2012

Luncheon – August 1, 2012

Talk: South Dakota’s Oil and Gas Potential and Data Availability through an Interactive Map Speaker: Derric L. Iles, South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources Location: Denver Marriott City Center Description: Published in the August 2012 Outcrop Examples of South Dakota’s unexplored, or under-explored, potential are the Red River Formation, which has been producing oil in South Dakota … More Luncheon – August 1, 2012

Luncheon – July 11, 2012

Talk: Update on Mancos Shale Prospectivity Study Speaker: Robert Ressetar, Senior Geologist, Utah Geological Survey Location: Denver Marriott City Center Description: Published in the July 2012 Outcrop, p. 12 The Utah Geological Survey, the University of Utah, and Halliburton are at the mid-point of a three-year study of the natural gas prospectivity of the Mancos Shale in the Uinta … More Luncheon – July 11, 2012

Luncheon – May 2, 2012

  Talk: Anatomy of the Revolution in U.S. Oil and Gas Supplies Speaker: Pete Stark, Senior Research Director and Advisor, IHS CERA RMAG Location: Denver Marriott City Center Description: Published in the May 2012 Outcrop, p. 18-19 Unprecedented breakthroughs in liberating production from source rocks and tight reservoirs have stimulated dramatic shifts in oil and gas supplies … More Luncheon – May 2, 2012

Luncheon – April 4, 2012

Talk: “The Ancestral Rocky Mountains: A Globally Significant Example of Intraplate Deformation” Speaker:G. Randy Keller, College of Earth and Energy and Oklahoma Geological Survey University of Oklahoma Location: Denver Marriott City Center Description: Published in the April 2012 Outcrop, p. 18 The core structures of the Ancestral Rocky Mountains have long been recognized as major tectonic features. However, recent … More Luncheon – April 4, 2012

Luncheon – March 7, 2012

Talk: A “Sweet” Solution for Addressing the Niobrara’s Geological and Technical Challenges Speaker: Jack M. Wiener and Kumar Ramurthy, Halliburton Energy Services Location: Denver Marriott City Center Description: Published in the March 2012 Outcrop, p. 16 Highgrading lease positions, pinpointing drilling locations and maximizing horizontal well performance within the Cretaceous Niobrara shale oil resource of the DJ Basin requires … More Luncheon – March 7, 2012

Luncheon – February 15, 2012

Talk: Are Shales Really that Dull? Shining Light into Dark Places and the Effects of Opening Pandora’s Box Speaker: Joe H.S. Macquaker, Department of Earth Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland St. John’s, Canada Location: Denver Marriott City Center Description: Published in the February 2012 Outcrop, p. 18-19 Fine-grained sedimentary rocks are currently the subjects of a … More Luncheon – February 15, 2012

Luncheon – January 4, 2012

Talk: The Beetaloo Basin, Australia: The World’s Oldest Petroleum Systems? Speaker: Thomas Ahlbrandt, Ahlbrandt Consulting Location: Denver Marriott City Center Abstract published in: The Outcrop, January 2012, p. 16-18 Abstract: The Beetaloo Basin is arguably the oldest petroleum basin in the world withsource rocks dating back to 1.4 billion years (Mesoproterozoic) and contains four active petroleum systems at relatively … More Luncheon – January 4, 2012