Grad Student Fellowship at CU Endowed to Honor RMAG Past-President Bruce Curtis

Title: Grad Student Fellowship at CU Endowed to Honor RMAG Past-President Bruce Curtis Author: Matt Silverman Publication: The Outcrop, March 2006, p. 34-35 Five hundred thousand dollars has been raised to permanently endow the Bruce Curtis Graduate Student Fellowship in Geological Sciences at the University of Colorado. Financial contributions by 150 RMAG members, friends of Prof. Curtis and … More Grad Student Fellowship at CU Endowed to Honor RMAG Past-President Bruce Curtis

Board of Directors Meeting – January 2006

Title: Highlights of the January 2006 RMAG Board Meeting Author: John Ladd, Secretary Publication: The Outcrop, March 2006, p. 6 RMAG’s finances continue to be healthy, aided by the prompt payment of 2006 dues by a large percentage of the membership and a successful, sold-out short course on the geology of the Overthrust Belt held in … More Board of Directors Meeting – January 2006

AAPG Distinguished Lecture – March 17, 2006

Talk Title: Applying Deltaic and Shallow Marine Outcrop Analogs to the Subsurface Speaker: Janok P. Bhattacharya, University of Houston, Texas Talk Date: March 17, 2006 Publication: The Outcrop, March 2006, p. 5-6 A fundamental problem in subsurface reservoir characterization is determining the continuity of flow units and flow barriers (i.e. sandstones, shales and cements). In any given field, … More AAPG Distinguished Lecture – March 17, 2006

Luncheon – March 3, 2006

Talk Title: Chevron in the Sudan: A Classic and Successful Exploration Program Terminated by Political Instability Speakers: Thomas J. Schull and Norbert E. Cygan Talk Date: March 3, 2006 Publication: The Outcrop, March 2006, p. 4-5 “OIL FIRM PHASING OUT OPERATIONS IN SUDAN AFTER FATAL RAID” (AP Newswire, February 5, 1984). This headline reporting the death of three … More Luncheon – March 3, 2006

Book Review: Dead Dry, by Sarah Andrews

Title: Book Review: Dead Dry, by Sarah Andrews Reviewed by: Terri Olson Publication: The Outcrop, February 2006, p. 20 “The previous estimates of how much water was in the Arapahoe aquifer were grossly inaccurate. They were wildly high. What happened was this: Engineers measured the porosity of the aquifer rocks—the percentage of void space—at the apex … More Book Review: Dead Dry, by Sarah Andrews

In Memoriam: Scott Butler

Title: In Memoriam: Scott Butler Author: Bill Houston Publication: The Outcrop, February 2006, p. 10 Robert Scott Butler, Vice President and Western Region Manager for Cabot Oil & Gas Corp., died on December 28, at the age of 51, after a long battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife Barbara and daughters Kelly and Megan. … More In Memoriam: Scott Butler

Luncheon – February 17, 2006

Talk Title: Fluvial Reservoir Architecture – Examples from the Mesaverde Group, Colorado and Wyoming Speakers: Kurt Rudolf and Penny Patterson, ExxonMobil Exploration and ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company Talk Date: February 17, 2006 Publication: The Outcrop, February 2006, p. 4 The Upper Cretaceous Mesaverde Group of northwestern Colorado (Williams Fork Formation) and south central Wyoming (Ericson Formation) contains up … More Luncheon – February 17, 2006

President’s Column – February 2006

Title: THIS is Intelligence? Author: Robert Cluff Publication: The Outcrop, February 2006, p. 3, 6 In the beginning, God said: Looking through my clippings file from 2005, the one recurring item that caught my attention most consistently was the ongoing “debate” between “Evolutionists” and supporters of what is now called “Intelligent Design,” or ID for short, but … More President’s Column – February 2006