Making Sound Decisions

Title: Making Sound Decisions: 3D Seismic Symposium Set for Tuesday March 5, 2013 Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel Publication: The Outcrop, December 2012, p. 7 The 19th annual 3D Seismic Symposium, jointly sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists and the Denver Geophysical Society, will be held on Tuesday, March 5th, 2013 at the downtown Sheraton Hotel in Denver, Colorado. This … More Making Sound Decisions

Orion Skinner Wins Luncheon Speaker of the Year!

Title: Orion Skinner Wins Luncheon Speaker of the Year! Publication: The Outcrop, December 2012, p. 7 On October 3, 2012, Orion Skinner of Whiting Petroleum gave a talk entitled “Sweet-spots within the Bakken Petroleum System producing from the Sanish/Pronghorn Member NOT the Middle Bakken or Three Forks!” It was a very interesting and thorough look at the exploration geology … More Orion Skinner Wins Luncheon Speaker of the Year!

The Robert J. Weimer Distinguished Endowed Chair in Sedimentary and Petroleum Geology at the Colorado School of Mines

Title: The Robert J. Weimer Distinguished Endowed Chair in Sedimentary and Petroleum Geology at the Colorado School of Mines Publication: The Outcrop, December 2012, p. 6-7 Dr. Bob Weimer, Colorado School of Mines Professor Emeritus, was recently honored at a reception where it was announced that a new Distinguished Endowed Chair in Sedimentary and Petroleum Geology was dedicated in … More The Robert J. Weimer Distinguished Endowed Chair in Sedimentary and Petroleum Geology at the Colorado School of Mines

Board of Directors Meeting – October 2012

Title: RMAG October Board of Directors Meeting Author: Kimberley Alanis, Secretary Publication: The Outcrop, December 2012, p. 4 The Board of Directors meeting was held on October 17, 2012 at the RMAG office. The meeting began with an update of the RMAG Foundation from Jim Huck. Our  treasurer followed Jim’s update with a report on RMAG’s September income and expenses. RMAG will end its fiscal … More Board of Directors Meeting – October 2012

In Memoriam: John Rold

Title: In Memoriam: John Rold Authors: Celia Greenman, Vince Matthews and Lee Gerhard Publication: The Outcrop, November 2012, p. 39-40 Colorado lost a living legend recently with the passing of John Rold, perhaps best known as the State Geologist of Colorado from 1969 to 1992. Born a rancher’s son, John grew up surrounded by wildlife in the rural … More In Memoriam: John Rold

Episode on the San Juan River, September 8, 2012

Title: Episode on the San Juan River, September 8, 2012 Author: Don Rasmussen, Geologist Publication: The Outcrop, November 2012, p. 33-35 For the Rocky Mountain Section of American Association of Petroleum Geologists (RMS-AAPG) meeting in Grand Junction during early September 2012, I led a geology field trip into southeastern Utah and southwestern Colorado for twenty-two geoscientists on … More Episode on the San Juan River, September 8, 2012

2012 RMAG Tennis Tournament

Title: 2012 RMAG Tennis Tournament Publication: The Outcrop, November 2012, p. 30 The 2012 Tennis Tournament was held on September 21st at the Pinehurst Country Club. This year 20 participants enjoyed a perfect day (weather wise) of competition and camaraderie for the 34th annual tournament. Tournament Results: A Division 1st Place: Jordan Revielle 2nd Place: Tim Lovseth B-I Division 1st … More 2012 RMAG Tennis Tournament

RMAG & RMAG Foundation Award for Excellence in Teaching Earth Sciences 2012

Title: RMAG & RMAG Foundation Award for Excellence in Teaching Earth Sciences 2012 Publication: The Outcrop, November 2012, p. 20 The 2012 recipient of the RMAG Excellence in Teaching Award is Ms. Marcia Aden. Marcia earned a B.S. degree in Biology, in 1980 from the University of Arizona and a Master of Arts degree in Curriculum and Instruction from … More RMAG & RMAG Foundation Award for Excellence in Teaching Earth Sciences 2012