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TGS Industry Seminar

October 4th, 2-4pm

"Review of the Mexican Gulf of Mexico - Onshore and Offshore"

-Dr. Cian O'Reilly

"Latest Developments in Imaging at TGS"

-Dr. Bin Wang

"Data Analytics as Applied in the Exploration Industry "

-Sri Kainkaryam


Food and drinks provided at 1:30pm!

Happy Hour with TGS following at Calhoun's Rooftop Bar!



hgs event

October 7th

"Plates to Prospects: Exploration insights from the deepwater fold & thrust belts offshore NE Mexico"

Click the link below to reserve your spot at this Houston Geological Society and Geophysical Society of Houston joint event.

https://www.hgs.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=2098

VOlunteer OPPORTUNITY

September 20, 12-2pm

The Houston Geological Society is looking for volunteers for their Educational Outreach Committee. If you are interested in helping students learn more about the Geosciences, see the attached flyer for more details.

Geoscience tailgate

September 7th, 2019 3-6pm

The geosciences tailgate will be taking place tomorrow. Spot 13 is in the southeast corner of TDECU Stadium next to the coogs house sign.

INternship Panel

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

Join the SEG Wavelets and for a chance to hear from students who did internships this past summer, and get some free food too!

Fall kick-off happy hour

Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Join the all of the student groups at The Den and learn about each group!

Come meet the president of the AAPG! Charles Sternbach will be giving a talk on super basins

Charles Sternbach, current president of the AAPG and president of Star Creek Energy, will be giving a talk on the exploration and rise of super basins.

The talk will be held on Friday, March 9th, 2018 at SEC rm 104

Don't miss this opportunity to meet in person one of the leaders in this industry!

Friday lecture: Bill Maloney, director of Trident Energy and former VP of global exploration at Statoil

Bill Maloney, former VP of global exploration at Statoil, and current director of Trident Energy as well as energy advisor to Warburg Pincus, will be giving a talk on lessons learned from past oil shocks and the future of exploration. The talk will be on Friday, March 2nd, 2018 in SEC Rm 201.

See y'all there!

Short Course: Advanced well log interpretation

Matt Boyce (Staff Geologist) and Kiran Gawankar (Technical Expert) from Southwestern Energy will be giving a short course on Saturday, February 3rd 2018, covering the basics of well logging tools and will include some advanced exercises.

Stay tuned for more details!

Dr. Sergio Chavez's talk

SEG honorary lecturer, Dr. Sergio Chavez, gave a talk titled "Seismic bandwidth extension and resolution improvement: What works."

This lecture outlined examples of what works in current methods of frequency enhancement during acquisition, data conditioning, processing, reprocessing, advanced imaging, and postprocessing.

Intern Panel 2017

The AAPG Wildcatters along with the SEG Wavelets hosted an intern panel where returning EAS summer geo-interns gave us some insight to their experiences and gave us some tips for preparing for internships.

Shout-out to the student panel for such a great talk!

Student panel:

Holiday Party (12/10/2015)

The EAS holiday party, as a tradition of the EAS department, was held in the Nouveau Antique Art Bar on December 10, 2015. About 90 students, alumni, and faculty went to the party.

10/17/2015

Deepwater Plays short course by Joan Flinch

Dr. Joan Flinch taught a short course on deepwater plays at the University of Houston on Saturday, October 17th, 2015.

11/20/2015

Dr. Marek Kacewicz's talk

It's our great pleasure to announce that Dr. Marek Kacewicz, a Distinguished Lecture with AAPG, will give us a talk about petroleum system modeling this coming Friday.

11/13/2015

AAPG-SEG Joint Talk by Dr. Krzysztof M. Wojcik

Dr. Krzysztof Wojcik, an AAPG Distinguished Lecturer, visited the EAS Department on November 13th, 2015, and gave a talk to the AAPG Wildcatters and SEG Wavelets members.

Grants-in-Aid info session (01/26/2016)

As the Grants-in-Aid (GIA) application deadline is approaching, Mr. Victor Ogunmola kindly offered us an information session about the GIA application and statistics. Victor is a geologist from ExxonMobil, and he serves as a GIA committee member. The talk was held in the reading room in SR1 building from noon to 1 pm on Jan 26, 2016.

Congratulations to our officer Janet Kong and our former advisor Dr. Julia Wellner!

Janet Kong, an AAPG Wildcatters officer, is starting the spring semester as an exchange student at the University of Stavanger. She is an M.S. student working on Antarctic glacial history with Dr. Julia Wellner. Congratulations, Janet!

IBA Team Places 1st in Gulf Coast Section

Congrats to our IBA Team, Eric Lunn, Andrew Steier, Delaney Robinson, Leiser Silva, and Walter Reed, for placing 1st in a field of nine schools for the Gulf Coast Section! They will be competing on April 1st at the Worldwide Competition in Houston, TX.

Christine Piela from BP

It is our great pleasure to welcome Christine Piela from BP to give a talk about the daily work of an operations geologist this Friday in SR1 634 at 1pm.

UH IBA Team wins 1st place in International Competition!

Congratualtions to our IBA Team placing 1st, and beating 196 universities at the International Competition at AAPG ACE Conference. Congrats to the team members: Eric Lunn, Andrew Steier, Delaney Robinson, Leiser Silva, and Walter Reed and advisors: Dr. Paul Mann, Dr. John Castagna, Dr. Julia Wellner, and Kurt Rudolph.

Noelle Joy Purcell from Shell Technology Company

It is our great pleasure to welcome Noelle Joy Purcell from Shell Technology Company this Friday at 1 pm in SR1 634. She will be giving a talk about what to expect as a new graduate hire when joining a large oil and gas company.

6/15/2014

Structural Geology Short Course Registration Begins

Wildcatters will host Introduction to balanced cross sections and kinematic restorations in contractional settings by Dr. Andres Mora. Click here to register.

8/29/2014

AAPG Resume Workshop by UH Career Services

Join us for a great talk in preparing your resume, refining your profesionalism and proper attire for interview season from UH Career Services' own, Tiffany Bitting!

9/06/2014

Mock Interviews

Join us as we have 4 UH alumni conduct mock interviews right in time for recruiting season! Interviews will be held between 2 and 5 pm! Sign up by sending an email with your name, major and prefered time slot!

3/7/2012

Weatherford Labs Field Trip Part II - Part two of our Weatherford Laboratories field trip we began started last semester.

9/28/2012

1st Chapter Meeting and Guest Lecture of the Fall 2012 Semester - EASstudents attend the first meeting of the semester and gain a psychological perspective on evaluating prospects with Nathan Bedford from Statoil.

9/13/2013

2013 Fall Lecture Series Begins - Oil and Gas Recruitment 101- We will cover everything you need to know about recruitment in the oil and gas industry with specific application to recruitment at UH.

2/10/2013

UH AAPG Students Volunteer at the 2013 AAPG WEC - Wildcatters flood the Winter Education Conference to volunteer at the event.

2/8/2013

2013 Gulf Coast Local Student Chapter Leadership Summit - Local AAPG student chapter leaders meet in Houston to work on improving their groups.

1/25/2013

AAPG Grants-In-Aid Information Session - Mike Unger presents the rules and procedures when applying for AAPG Foundation Grants-In-Aid for graduate students.

1/18/2013

1st Chapter Meeting and Guest Lecture of the Spring 2013 Semester - Dr. Richard Bishop reviews the implications of source over charge.

4/14/2012

The UH Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences 2012 Spring Picnic and Field Day - DEAS students and faculty enjoy a windy spring afternoon outside and having fun.

4/13/2012

Spring Lecture Series: Understanding and Predicting Fayetteville Shale Gas Production Through Integrated Seismic-to-Simulation Reservoir Characterization Workflow - The friendly folks at Southwestern Energywelcomes the largest turnout of the semester in this joint event with UH SEG Wavelets.

3/30/2012

UH Imperial Barrel Team Wins 3rd Place in Gulf Coast Regional Competition! - Interview and story coming soon but here is an article on the event from the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences: Story

3/30/2012

Lecture Series: "Pony" in the Gulf of Mexico - The third spring seminar given by Bill Kilsdonk, Senior Geological Advisor, from Hess was awesome! His talk was focused around Hess's "Pony" discovery in the Gulf of Mexico.

3/23/2012

Lecture Series: From Field Geologist to Geophysicist - Onshore vs. Offshore Honduras - Peter Emmet from ION summarizes the evolution of his work in Honduras throughout his career and provides some tips to success in the industry.

3/2/2012

Technical Lecture: EQ Skills in the Oil and Gas Industry - We would like to thank Technical Services Manager Matthew Martin and HR Analyst Allison Sanford from Newfield Exploration Company for a terrific start to our Spring 2012 Lecture Series.

2/11/2012

No Label Brewery Tour - Our thanks to the kind folks at No Label Brewery for the pleasant afternoon at their local facility.

2/3/2012

AAPG Wilcatters Polo's for Sale! - Want to represent the Wildcatters at events? Our AAPG Wildcatter polo's, generously sponsored by Hess, are on sale now! Just $20 for AAPG members and $25 for non-members. E-mail aapgwildcatters@gmail.com to claim yours today!

2/3/2012

First Spring Meeting - Thanks for attending the first meeting of the semester everyone! It looks like it will be a productive semester for us. For those who didn't attend, Shawn Wright went over some upcoming events like field trips, the spring lecture series, and the careers workshop. Hope to see you all again at the next meeting!

4/20/2012

Lecture Series: An Updated Depositional Model for the Granite Wash, Anadarko Basin, USA - Jesse Koch from BP North America talks about his first project with BP reconstructing paleoenvironments in Paleozoic North Texas and Oklahoma.

1/4/2013

Chevron Makes a Significant Contribution to the UH GeoScience Groups - Chevron helps support both the UH AAPG and SEG organizations!

11/30/2012

2012 EAS Holliday Party and Photo Competition! - UH AAPG, SEG, and GeoSociety students groups host a holiday party to celebrate the end of the fall semester.

11/9/2012

Late Semester Chapter Meeting - UH Wildcatters meet to discuss the 2012 EAS Holiday Party on November 30th, and a few odds and ends.

10/12/2012

Second Installment of the 2012 Fall Lecture Series - Chuck Caughey from Noble Energy gave us an exciting break from the ordinary and discussed his experience with large gas fields in fractured granites.

9/4/2012

Congratulations to the newly elected 2012-2013 UH AAPG officers! - A huge thank you goes out to last year's officers as they pass the baton to a new group of AAPG student officers.

8/27/2012

Fall 2012 Classes Begin - Welcome back Wildcatters and UH students!

8/13/2012

2012 UH AAPG Officer Elections - The elections will be held the Tuesday after Labor Day on August 4th at 5:30p.m. Nominations can be sent to aapg.wildcatters@gmail.com until 11:59 p.m. on Friday, August 31st.

6/14/2012

Tentative 2012-2013 UH AAPG Wildcatter Officer Nomination and Election Schedule Posted - Check the August and September calendars on the Events page for details.

4/27/2012

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences hosts Student Research Day, the Scholarships and Awards Ceremony, and a reception at the Mucky Duck - Another year in the books.

1/17/2012

Classes Begin - Welcome back fellow Coogs! Hope everyone had a great winter break and is ready for a progressive Spring 2012 Semester.