Short Courses Set for San Antonio
The abstracts deadline has come and gone, the technical program is being prepared and detailed planning is getting serious for the AAPG Annual Convention, to be held April 20-23 in San Antonio.
The meeting’s theme is “Deliver the Conventional: Pursue the Unconventional,” and the program announcement and complete technical program will be available with the January EXPLORER.
Some specifics already are known, however, including the short courses that will be offered both before and after the meeting.
Included in that list is Coalbed Methane and Shale Gas Exploration Strategies: Core Workshop for Sorbed Gas Reservoir Systems, offered by EMD.
Short courses include:
- By-passed Pays and Plays: Case Studies and Techniques for Success, offered Saturday, April 19.
- Fundamentals of Gas-Hydrate Resource Evaluation, April 19.
- Principals of Geologic Carbon Sequestration, April 19.
- Risk Analysis and Decision Making in E&P: Evaluating Plays and Prospects to Efficient Appraisal and Development, a two-day course offered Saturday and Sunday, April 19-20.
- Near-Surface Seismic Reflection Processing, offered April 19 full-day and April 20 half-day.
- Seismic Expression of Structural Styles: A Modeling Approach, April 20. For students and faculty advisers.
- Siliciclastic Shelf Margins Revisted April 20.
- Careers in the 21st Century, April 20.
- Professional Ethics and the Geologist, offered April 20 from 1-3 p.m.; April 21 from 4-6 p.m.; April 22 from 4-6 p.m.; and April 23 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
- Fundamentals of ArcGIS for the Petroleum Industry, April 24.
- 3-D Environmental Site Characterization and Groundwater Modeling with HydroGeo Analyst, April 24.
For details on these and other convention events watch for the announcement in the January EXPLORER, and go online to www.aapg.org/sanantonio/.