The AAPG’s Distinguished Lecture spring tours, funded by the AAPG Foundation, continue in April and include two speakers traveling throughout Western North America.
♦ Jeffrey A. May, retired chief geologist for EOG Resources, will tour April 15-26, visiting Billings, Mont.; Regina and Calgary, Canada; Dallas and Austin, Texas; Tulsa; and Grand Junction and Boulder, Colo.
His topic is “Mudrock Reservoirs – Why Depositional Fabric & Sequence Stratigraphic Framework Matter.”
♦ Rusty Riese, the AAPG Ethics Lecturer, will tour April 4 and April 15, to groups in New Mexico and Texas, respectively. Riese’s lecture is “Oil Spills, Ethics and Society: How They Intersect and Where the Responsibilities Reside.”
Specific dates and locations for the above lectures are posted on the AAPG website.
In March, five Distinguished Lecturers presented a total of 28 lectures in 17 states, including California, Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and Pennsylvania – and Calgary, Canada. The lectures were presented to 14 geological societies and 15 universities.