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The American Petroleum Institute has a new coalition to promote offshore exploration, and not everybody is happy about it.
The famous phrase “I a geologist” is one from a young man 29 years of age named Charles Darwin. After his introduction to geology at the age of 21 by Adam Sedgwick, Darwin would eventually embark on the famous voyage of the Beagle which lasted from 1831 to 1836.
Final reminder – make your presence known at ACE 2018. Sponsoring at ACE not only places a spotlight on your brand to a wide range of geoscience professionals but also supports future industry developments, innovations, and technologies. Secure your sponsorships while you still have time.
This is your last opportunity to book your booth space for ACE 2018 in Salt Lake City. Take advantage of the several networking events taking place in the exhibit hall allowing you to do business, meet new clients, and showcase your products and services to a wide range of geoscientsts and energy professionals.
Explore one of the most geologically interesting states in America. With easy access to some of the most extraordinary rocks in the world, Salt Lake City is the ideal location to combine fundamental geology with emerging innovation and technologies. Register today for ACE 101 and investigate all Utah has to offer.
A wealth of information in a short period of time, ACE Short Courses are an effective and efficient way to build your knowledge and skills.
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Do you tend to favor people who look like you? Do you make judgments without understanding why? Questions like these are the subject of research by Carlee Beth Hawkins, assistant professor of psychology at the University of Illinois at Springfield and researcher with Harvard University’s Project Implicit, an international organization studying attitudes, thoughts and feelings held outside conscious awareness and control. (Originally published in AAPG EXPLORER April 2018 issue.)
Who was the most famous person you didn’t know was a petroleum geologist? That would probably be John T. Scopes, of “Monkey Trial” fame. Scopes was the defendant in the sensational 1925 trial that tested a Tennessee law prohibiting the teaching of the theory of evolution in public schools.
Do you tend to favor people who look like you? Do you make judgments without understanding why? Questions like these are the subject of research by Carlee Beth Hawkins, assistant professor of psychology at the University of Illinois at Springfield and researcher with Harvard University’s Project Implicit, an international organization studying attitudes, thoughts and feelings held outside conscious awareness and control.
The biggest attraction of any Utah-based geology-related event is the field trips. Here's your chance to see and feel geologic history at a fraction of the cost.
Reserve your seat to explore the rocks, discover Utah, and experience ACE. Space is limited, register today for these great field trips.
This field trip includes an overview of Enterprise Products Partners Houston Regional Operations at Mont Belvieu, Texas. Home of the world's largest salt dome.
This all-day field trip to NASA Space Center Houston is a unique opportunity to see firsthand the history of U.S. Space exploration with Apollo 17 Astronaut Harrison Schmitt and Shuttle Astronaut Jim Reilly. Be prepared for a full day of exciting and interesting space adventures, including a morning tour of a full-scale model of the Space Shuttle atop a Boeing 747.
An excursion from the U.S. Corps. of Engineers office at Barker Reservoir to visit locations where where the manifestation of surface faults demonstrates the damage they can cause.
A five day field trip held in conjunction with AAPG ACE 2020 in Houston, Texas, with visits to outcrops in Austin, Eagle Ford, Wolfcamp, and/or Bone Springs
Deltas are extremely important depositional systems and often source and contain prolific hydrocarbon accumulations. This workshop includes topical lectures, key cores, and a suite of exercises that integrate core, well logs, experimental flume data, and seismic sections to develop identification and subsurface mapping skills of hydrocarbon accumulations within deltaic settings.
This two-day workshop provides a review of the application of carbonate facies, diagenesis, and seismic sequence stratigraphy to exploration and production. The workshop combines seismic, well log and rock data, to develop interpretations that help predict carbonate hydrocarbon systems, and characterize conventional and unconventional carbonate reservoirs and seals.
This course provides an overview of different 3-D printing techniques that use both rock-like materials (e.g., sand, gypsum, clay) and polymers (e.g., plastics, resins). Participants will learn how to deploy 3-D-printed models to improve technical communication to diverse audiences (e.g., students, geoscientists, engineers, managers, community stakeholders).
The purpose of the course is to help people who are immersed in the oil and gas industry to gain a practical understanding of what unstructured data is, what value there is in it, how it can be utilized, and why this is now relevant.
A two-day course studying advanced methods in seismic stratigraphy including application of sequence stratigraphy to unconventional resources.
This course is designed to teach graduate students the principles, concepts and methods of sequence stratigraphy.
This is a one-day short course on the various applications of petroleum and inorganic geochemistry throughout the lifecycle of unconventional reservoir from exploration, appraisal, to development.
Any complete core analysis program should include companion thin sections for all core plugs on which measurements have been made. This course will describe the use of multimodal thin section imaging and image analysis to make quantitative estimates of rock properties that are important in hydrocarbon exploration and production.
Entry cost and CO2 supply have long been barriers to traditional Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) applications, but new tax regulations may break the stalemate, providing both for feasible EOR capture from a larger range of anthropogenic sources, and potential CCS options. The course will provide participants with an overview of CO2 in the framework of the energy transition. Speakers will address the regulatory and policy issues as well as societal concerns.
This course is designed for geologists who interpret fine-grained rocks, explore for or develop conventional hydrocarbons, shale gas, or oil shale. Participants will practice recognizing and correlating significant stratigraphic packages through seismic stratigraphy, stacking pattern analysis of well-log, core and outcrop data, and facies analysis.
A short course discussing the Fast Wheeler Transform (FWT) and the role that synkinematic deposition plays in the masking of onlaps, offlaps, etc., and how FWT’s solve this interpretation challenge
This course is designed for anyone who leads or coordinates field activities such as Field Trips, Field Seminars, Field Camps, or general field work, for companies or student groups. Participants will acquire and practice strategies to prepare for and conduct safe and effective field activities. (Although not required, previous participants have suggested that having NOLS - Wilderness First Aid or equivalent training will enhance the course experience.)
Ever wondered “Why didn’t I say something?” after witnessing social bias—a stereotype, a prejudice or discrimination—that happened in your everyday life? You’re not alone. Deciding whether and how to respond to bias is complicated. Understanding what motivates us to speak up, the challenges we face when doing so, and strategies for effective responding can help bystanders to bias better evaluate their options and select effective strategies. This interactive presentation will invite attendees to learn about bystander reactions to social biases and how these reactions can help or hinder decisions to speak up.
This lecture will discuss the differences between carbonates and siliciclastics from their chemical composition through their distributions in time and space. Building on these fundamental differences, we will explore the challenges carbonates pose to petroleum geologists in terms of seismic interpretation, reservoir quality prediction, field development, etc. Peppered with humorous personal stories, still raging academic debates, and the heartfelt frustrations of real industry professionals, the aim is to inspire students and young professionals to rise to the occasion and embrace the reservoir rocks that petroleum geologists love to hate.
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