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AAPG ICE Conference and Exhibition

MISHA MUSTAQEEM COMMUNICATIONS (BROADCASTING) STUDENT, MOUNT ROYAL UNIVERSITY MMUST527@MTROYAL.CA In the spring of 2022, the American Association of Petroleum Geologists held its international conference and exhibition (AAPG ICE), in Cartagena, a resort town in Colombia. The convention took place in the Centro de Convenciones Cartagena de Indias. This convention profiled businesses from countries all over the world, including Poland, Trinidad and Tobago, and Portugal, to name a few. Local Colombian geoscientific companies also attended the convention. Canadian students may be unaware of the benefits of attending such a convention, [...]

March 23rd, 2023|Categories: Students' Corner|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Tracing the Industry

KRISTY MANCHUL COLUMN CONTRIBUTOR P: 403-585-5204 | Happy Spring! Calling all volunteers! I have been sitting on the CSEG Foundation Board for a number of years as the Communications Director, and have always been impressed with the dedication and professionalism of our volunteer base. Without all of you, we couldn’t facilitate our programs. Our volunteers solicit for funds and grant scholarships, work with university students and the public, advocate on behalf of the geosciences to government, and create opportunities to raise funds for the Foundation through our society’s [...]

Improving Communication from the CSEG Foundation Mentorship Community

Over the last three years, we have experienced what it’s like to be isolated without access to the personal and professional relationships we have grown accustomed to having. Virtual meetings have been a way to escape that, but they can come with their own set of communication challenges. Effective virtual communication between industry professionals is increasingly important for collaboration, mentorship, and continual learning. Developing and refining these skills is paramount in an ever-evolving virtual world. The CSEG mentorship program provides a platform for building both hard and soft skills. [...]

March 9th, 2023|Categories: Report|Tags: , , |0 Comments

An Interview with Tobin Marchand

“Learn to identify and accept change early” KEY SEISMIC SOLUTIONS LTD INTERVIEW COORDINATED BY SATINDER CHOPRA Tobin Marchand is an experienced geophysicist who specializes in the processing of both conventional P-wave and multicomponent surface seismic data. In 2005, after getting a master’s degree in applied mathematics from McGill University in Montreal he arrived in Calgary. After some onboard training and several field deployments, he started processing seismic data at VeritasDGC (now CGG). In 2011, he joined Key Seismic Solutions Ltd. in Calgary, where he assisted in finalizing the multicomponent [...]

March 2nd, 2023|Categories: Interview|0 Comments

The Variogram Basics: A visual introduction to one of the most useful geostatistical concepts

EVAN BROWNGEOSCIENCE CONSULTANT, EVAN@EXPERTENRESEARCH.COMThis is a re-release of the best RECORDER paper of the 2021-2022 season, as voted by the RECORDER Committee.Congratulations to Evan on producing a well written and popular article!Figure 1. Stacked siliciclastic lacustrine strata of the late Mississippian West Bay formation, East Bay, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, Canada. Photo Credit David E Brown.IntroductionThe job of a petroleum geoscientist is rapidly transforming into a role that requires proficiency with statistical concepts and data management. The goal of this primer is to provide the reader, through words, basic examples and [...]

February 23rd, 2023|Categories: Article, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Geophysical Research at Memorial University: Building on Our Legacy and Seeking Out New Horizons

J. KIM WELFORD, ALISON E. MALCOLM, COLIN G. FARQUHARSON, AND ALISON LEITCH MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF EARTH SCIENCES, ST. JOHN’S, NL, CANADA KWELFORD@MUN.CA. Summary Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador offers a comprehensive education in geophysics and the broadest range of academic geophysical research opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students in Atlantic Canada. This article provides an overview of where we are and where we’re going, highlighting opportunities to expand into new avenues of research relevant to the province, to Canadians, and to the world. Introduction Canada is [...]

February 16th, 2023|Categories: Focus Article|0 Comments

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