Read our February Basin Lab Newsletter for all the latest on Lab activities! So much has happened already this year, with the semester only to get busier; be sure to keep up to date with the Lab's successes! Up next month: The IBA 2016 team will compete via video conference against five other Canadian teams in the first leg of the AAPG's International Imperial Barrel Award Competition Dalhousie EAGE Student Chapter will try their luck at the international online GeoQuiz March 15th. The three best Student Chapters will receive travel grants to send three students to Vienna 201 … [Read more...] about February Newsletter
Last summer, Lab members gained international recognition when they won 1st place in the international EAGE Field Challenge competition in Madrid, Spain. The team also won €3000 for the Dalhousie EAGE Student Chapter. With the winnings of the competition, over twenty news books were purchased on behalf of the Dalhousie University EAGE Student Chapter. The books are available for borrowing from LSC rm 3060. A full list of the new items can be viewed at basinlab.libib.com … [Read more...] about New Books!
As always, there is plenty happening in the Basin and Reservoir Lab. Back from a relaxing holiday break, students and staff alike have been busy. From industry visits, to field seminar planning, the Lab has been bustling. Several of our Masters and Ph.D. students work towards defending their theses this spring, while new students are just commencing theirs. Find out the latest about Basin and Reservoir Lab activity - read our most recent newsletter here: Basin Lab Newsletter_January 2016. … [Read more...] about Read our January Newsletter!
So much has happened this month! Read our November Newsletter to find out the latest! Some of the highlights include: Prof. Wach was featured in the news SEVERAL times this past November - find the links to videos and articles on our website! M.Sc. Candidate Carlos Wong returned from Houston, Texas, where he spent 5-days in a NEXT Course learning all about PetroMod. This course will help him further his research for his Master's thesis, as well as support the Source Rock of the Atlantic Conjugate Margins Project. Adjunct Prof. Yawooz Kettanah, and Prof. Wach et al … [Read more...] about Read our November Newsletter!
This week, members of the Basin and Reservoir Lab visited the recently cleaned and polished memorial to the deceased Abraham P. Gesner (May 2, 1797 – April 29, 1864). The Dalhousie Sable Petroleum Club (AAPG, CSPG) and the Basin & Reservoir Lab recently had the monument cleaned, as a tribute to Gesner’s outstanding contribution to the world’s oil industry as the inventor of kerosene. A Canadian physician and geologist, Gesner is also credited as a primary founder alongside Ignacy Lukasiewicz, who developed the modern kerosene lamp. The monument was originally erected in 1933 by Imperial Oil … [Read more...] about Gesner Monument Restored
Please take note! Our 5 day PetroMod Fundamentals Training Course has been cancelled! Check out other courses being held. … [Read more...] about CANCELLED: 5 day PetroMod Fundamentals Training Course @ B&R Lab
The start of the fall term has been a busy one! Classes have started, students have returned from industry internships away, and the annual Shell Field Seminars have concluded! Read all about what the Lab has been up to over the past several weeks in our September / October newsletter! … [Read more...] about Read our September / October Newsletter!
September is around the corner and the Fall term starts Thursday, September 10th! Read about what our Lab has been up to over the summer months, starting with our latest newsletter! August Newsletter July_Newsletter June Newsletter May Newsletter … [Read more...] about Read our August Newsletter
Congratulations to Ms. Taylor Campbell, M.Sc. candidate whose article, “Interpretation of the Penobscot 3D Seismic Volume Using Constrained Sparse Spike Inversion, Sable sub-Basin, Offshore Nova Scotia" has been accepted for publication in the academic journal “Marine and Petroleum Geology” . … [Read more...] about Taylor Campbell to be published
Where does the time go? Only one month before classes start and our Lab members have been busy! Read our July_Newsletter to find out what we've been up to! … [Read more...] about What’s up this July?