As the Fall semester speeds by us, read our October Newsletter to catch up on what the Lab has been up to since the start of term! Highlights include: Two Lab members crossed the stage at this year’s fall convocation At the annual Atlantic Universities Geoscience Conference, Lab member Erin Anderson won the CSPG Award for best presentation of a petroleum geology related paper, "Diagenetic effects and fluid flow along erosional boundaries in the Triassic Wolfville Formation at Rainy Cove, Nova Scotia" M.Sc. Candidate Charlie Carlisle traveled to Dublin, Ireland to present his res … [Read more...] about Read our October Newsletter!
At this year's annual AGS Colloquium in Truro, Dalhousie University's Earth Sciences Department was overwhelmingly well represented. With over 30 students attending, and several presenting on their research, Dalhousie Earth Sciences students walked away with several wins. The Basin Lab's own J.Carlos Wong won the first ever Encana Award, presented for Offshore Research, and the Graham Williams Award was presented to Earth Sciences student Cody Page for the best graduate student poster. Addionally, Prof. Wach delivered a session on petroleum systems and risk elements of the offshore Atlant … [Read more...] about AGS Colloquium 2016
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!
There are numerous events, conferences, competitions, and seminars planned for Basin and Reservoir Lab members this year! Here are just a few of the events scheduled for 2016: The Atlantic Geoscience Society Colloquium (AGS) 2016, will take place February 5-6th in Truro, Nova Scotia. The 14th annual Petroleum Field Methods trip to Trinidad, The group will leave for Trinidad with 10 students from the ERTH 4157 Petroleum Geoscience Field Methods course this February 12-20th. AAPG IBA competition will take place virtually on March 11th. Lusitanian Basin Field Seminar will t … [Read more...] about What’s in store for 2016?
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!