Luncheon – December 1, 2000

Title: Back from the Brink—Horizontal Infill Drilling Revives Marginal Pools Speakers: Lynn D. Helms and Bruce E. Hicks, North Dakota Industrial Commission Date: Friday, December 1, 2000 Publication: The Outcrop, December 2000, p. 4 Oil and gas operators in North Dakota have used horizontal drilling technology to infill drill 23 pools previously developed with vertical wells. Current … More Luncheon – December 1, 2000

Word of the Month: Lottal

Title: Word of the Month: Lottal Author: Matt Silverman Publication: The Outcrop, December 2000, p. 15 The word for this month was suggested by Matt Silverman, and it’s a good one. A lottal (lot’-tal) is “a field term used by King (1962, p. 179) for the aqueous clay mixtures formed by mass movement down hillslopes. Etymol: … More Word of the Month: Lottal

Board of Directors Meeting – October 2000

Title: Notes from RMAG Board Meetings Author: Jeannette DuBois Publication: The Outcrop, December 2000, p. 10 Operational and Financial Membership as of 10/17/2000 is at 1928; the 1998 membership reached over 2000 members by year-end. Membership renewal packets, soon to be mailed, will include a letter from the RMAG President, a survey and a book order … More Board of Directors Meeting – October 2000

In Memoriam

Title: In Memoriam Publication: The Outcrop, December 2000, p. 12 Willard Eugene Millikan, 78, of Littleton, died July 7. Millikan was born in Littleton on April 3, 1922. He married Gloria Bradley in 1946. He was a petroleum geologist and was a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists. Survivors include his wife; daughters … More In Memoriam

”It’s a New Game!” Explorationists Challenged at RMAG Basin-Center Gas Symposium

Title: ”It’s a New Game!” Explorationists Challenged at RMAG Basin-Center Gas Symposium Author: Mark Caldwell Publication: The Outcrop, December 2000, p. 1, 8 A standing-room-only crowd jammed the Marriott City Center conference room October 6 to hear talks about exploration for basin-center gas accumulations (BCGA’s). They heard that demand for natural gas in North America is … More ”It’s a New Game!” Explorationists Challenged at RMAG Basin-Center Gas Symposium

RMS-AAPG Meets in Albuquerque

Title: RMS-AAPG Meets in Albuquerque Authors: Laura Wray and Donna Anderson Publication: The Outcrop, November 2000, p. 20 An intimate group of 230 geoscientists gathered in Albuquerque from September 17-20, 2000 for the annual Rocky Mountain Section meeting of AAPG. The technical program was diverse and well-received. Oral sessions featured the tectonics and petroleum potential of … More RMS-AAPG Meets in Albuquerque