Even though the Winter 2015 term has ended, plenty has been happening in the Basin & Reservoir Lab. Read our May Newsletter for the latest here! Dr. Ricardo Silva’s paper, “Organic matter production and preservation in the Lusitanian Basin (Portugal) and Pliensbachian climatic hot snaps”, was accepted for publication in the peer-reviewed journal, Global and Planetary Change. Congratulations to Prof. Grant Wach who successfully completed the requirements to become a registered Professional Geologist in Nova Scotia! On May 4th lab member Kenneth Martyns-Yellowe presented his poster on … [Read more...] about May Newsletter
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Tired of looking at a screen? Check out the newest editions of your favourite geology periodicals IN PRINT, available for borrowing now from the Basin & Reservoir Lab Special Collection. Visit the BRL office to sign out a copy! … [Read more...] about Need a break? Read the latest in petroleum geology news in print!
UPDATE 2-Schlumberger to slash 9,000 jobs as oil prices plunge | Reuters. Quartz reports, "Schlumberger, the world’s biggest oil services company, said it would cut 9,000 positions, or about 7% of its workforce, thanks to falling demand for its drilling technology and equipment. The US company also took a $1.77 billion charge to fourth-quarter earnings." Read more. … [Read more...] about “Schlumberger to slash 9,000 jobs as oil prices plunge”| Reuters
Interesting article from Quartz by Steve LeVine (@stevelevine) this past week. 'From a recreation of Pangea to modern-day Nova Scotia.' http://qz.com/318755 … [Read more...] about “How one man’s wild geological treasure hunt could set off a new great oil boom”