News & Events


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!



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!

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!

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.


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:

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.