This year, representing Dalhousie University's Dawson Energy in the annual AAPG Imperial Barrel Award Competition (IBA), will be Maya Soukup, Zachary Feener, Fiona Henderson, Patrick Manion, and Kyle Wittenberg. This competition is an international basin evaluation competition for small teams of geoscience students. At Dalhousie University the IBA program is available for course credit as ERTH 4131/5131 Advanced Petroleum Geoscience, allowing undergraduates to compete in a Master’s level competition. The team will have eight weeks starting January 14th to analyze a prescribed dataset, (which … [Read more...] about AAPG Imperial Barrel Award 2016 Team Begins Analysis!
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!
Congratulations to M.Sc. Candidate Carla Dickson on being published in the Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences! Find the article using Dal Libraries! Culshaw, N., Dickson, C. (2015) Cape St. Marys shear zone and the Halifax Group – Rockville Notch Group disconformity, southwestern Nova Scotia: structural development and tectonic significance. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 52, 921-937. doi:0.1139/cjes-2015-0007 … [Read more...] about Carla Dickson Published in Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences
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?
Check out our June Newsletter! Some June highlights include: Dalhousie EAGE Student Chapter travels to Madrid, Spain The Source Rock and Geochemistry of the Central Atlantic Margins Consortia Field Seminar of the Wessex Basin of Southern England Field work in Morocco Megan Glen on her SIFT experience this past May … [Read more...] about What’s up this JUNE?