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!
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
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!