Utah Geological Survey’s Hydrocarbon Resource Projects 2006 and 2007

Title: Utah Geological Survey’s Hydrocarbon Resource Projects 2006 and 2007 Publication: The Outcrop, February 2007, p. 10 The Utah Geological Survey’s (UGS) “Characterization of Utah’s Hydrocarbon Reservoirs and Potential New Reserves” program is designed to provide research on Utah’s: (1) natural gas resource potential, (2) oil resource potential, (3) unconventional oil and gas resources such as tar … More Utah Geological Survey’s Hydrocarbon Resource Projects 2006 and 2007

President’s Column – February 2007

Title: Which Datum? Author: Jewel Wellborn Publication: The Outcrop, February 2007, p. 3, 8-9 A very timely and excellent article was written by Dr. David Campagna in January’s Outcrop. Dr. Campagna represented the basics of datum and projection issues, a discussion on historical events relating to the changes in datum and projections, and aspects of the … More President’s Column – February 2007

Luncheon – February 16, 2007

Talk Title: Extensional Faulting, Paleodrainage Patterns and Impact on Hydrocarbon Reservoir Quality and Distribution During Foreland Basin Subsidence: A Case Study from the Cretaceous of Alberta Speaker: Marian J. Warren, EnCana Corporation, Calgary, AAPG Distinguished Lecturer Publication: The Outcrop, February 2007, p. 4 Lithospheric flexure during tectonic loading and subsidence of the Cretaceous-Tertiary foreland basin in western Canada resulted in intermittent local extensional faulting … More Luncheon – February 16, 2007

13th Annual 3-D Seismic Symposium Preview

Title: 13th Annual 3-D Seismic Symposium Preview Author: Ron W. Pritchett Publication: The Outcrop, February 2007, p. 1, 6-7 Event: 3-D Seismic Symposium, March 6, 2007 Mark your calendars for Tuesday, March 6! The Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists and the Denver Geophysical Society will host a one-day conference showing seismic case histories and professionals who … More 13th Annual 3-D Seismic Symposium Preview

RMAG 2007 Goals and New Year’s Resolutions

Title: RMAG 2007 Goals and New Year’s Resolutions Publication: The Outcrop, January 2007, p. 23 2006 was a great year and 2007 promises to be even better! For 85 years, RMAG has dedicated itself to providing quality educational events, programming, and publications and will do so again in 2007. Coming up this year members can again … More RMAG 2007 Goals and New Year’s Resolutions

Board of Directors Meeting – November 2006

Title: Highlights of the November 2006 RMAG Board Meeting Author: John Ladd, Secretary Publication: The Outcrop, January 2007, p. 26 As is always the case in November, the main topic of the board meeting was the proposed budget for the upcoming year. In times of tight or declining revenue, these meetings have reportedly grown contentious as … More Board of Directors Meeting – November 2006

Best Paper Award, 2006

Title: The Mountain Geologist Best Paper Award for 2006 Awardee: Edward J. (Ned) Sterne Author: The Best Paper Selection Committee Publication: The Outcrop, January 2007, p. 23 The RMAG is pleased to announce the winner of The Mountain Geologist Best Paper Award for 2006. The winning paper is “Stacked, “evolved” triangle zones along the southeastern … More Best Paper Award, 2006