click to view Charles Sternbach- Intro to GeoLegends 2006
Host Charles Sternbach discusses the philosophy of the HGS GeoLegends series of panel discussions. Previous GeoLegends were held in 2000, 2003 and this event in 2006.
Duration: 3.38 min.
click to view Albert Bally- GeoLegends 2006 Structural Geology
Dr Albert Bally of Rice University talks to HGS about his career in structural geology and as a professor and researcher. This was recorded in January 2006 in Houston Texas
Duration: 16.70 min.
click to view Dan Tearpock- The Ten Habits of Successful Oil Finders
Classic presentation by the late Dan Tearpock, of Subsurface Consultants, on the steps to successfully find oil and gas by creating accurate maps of the subsurface before drilling.. Bob Shoup also presents tips on creating subsurface maps. This is a must-view for all young professionals!! The habits are:1. Your map must be valid in three dimensions, 2. You must have a through knowledge of the tectonic setting. 3.Plan your time 4.Correlate and loop tie seismic data 6. Know what tools and techniques are appropriate 7. Map all relevant geological surfaces 8. Map multiple horizons 9. Document your work, 10, Seek out mentors.
Duration: 46.70 min.
click to view Steve Brachman- How to Sell Your Prospect Ideas
Past HGS President Steve Brachman tells how to successfully present your prospect to investors and management. This includes the executive summary, the presentation, how to present to different audiences, the "Talking Map", dos and don'ts on answering questions, and how to present at prospect shows like NAPE. This is a must-view for Young Professionals, whether they are in large, small or independent companies. Learn from the best!
Duration: 30.63 min.
click to view Ted Beaumont - Creativity in Oil Exploration
Ted Beaumont, past-AAPG President gives a talk on the process of creative thinking, using examples of successful geologists, including Wallace Pratt. Beaumont discusses the creative process and characteristics of successful oil finders. Talk was given in Houston on January 26, 2013.
Duration: 21.43 min.
click to view Peter Rose- Geo-Legend talk while AAPG President
Pete Rose talks to HGS about his career and philosophy of the oil and gas business. This was recorded in January 2006 at a panel discussion in Houston. Rose was President of AAPG at the time of the recording.
Duration: 26.18 min.
click to view Arnold Bouma- Geo-Legends Talk about his Career
Dr. Arnold Bouma talks to HGS about his distinguished career studying deepwater turbidites. This was recorded at HGS Geo-Legends in January 2006. He invented the"Bouma Sequence" of graded beds used worldwide. Bouma's career included being a professor of geology in Louisiana and Texas, working in industry and government research,
Duration: 18.65 min.
click to view Peter Vail- Sequence Stratigraphy and his Career
Dr Peter Vail talks to HGS at the January 2006 Geo-Legends panel about his long career at Exxon and as a professor at Rice University. Vail is best known for the concepts of Sequence Stratigraphy which tie seismic reflectors to sea level changes.
Duration: 19.78 min.
click to view Robert L. Folk-Legends of Sedimentology
HGS dinner meeting January 14, 2013 featuring Dr. Robert L. Folk of the University of Texas at Austin; expert in fossil nannobacteria and geology of Italy. He created the Folk Classification of clastic rocks.
Duration: 20.00 min.
click to view Miles O. Hayes- Legends of Sedimentology
HGS dinner meeting January 14, 2013, featuring Dr. Miles O. Hayes of the University of Southern Carolina, expert in coastal processes.
Duration: 25.20 min.
click to view George Devries Klein- Legends of Sedimentology
HGS January 14 2013 dinner program featuring Dr. George Devries Klein. He gives advice and tells his life story.
Duration: 21.38 min.
click to view John Amoruso talks about his early career as a geologist
John Amoruso, successful oil and gas geologist, tells stories to the HGS GeoLegends audience in January 2011. Amoruso has been both AAPG President and HGS President.
Duration: 14.33 min.
click to view Dave Rensink talks about AAPG's future
Dave Rensink tells the HGS audience at GeoLegends (January 2011) about being AAPG President and his vision for the future of AAPG.
Duration: 7.52 min.
click to view Dan Smith encourages young geologists in his memoir
Dan Smith looks back over his career as a geologist and manager and gives career advice to young professionals in this HGS GeoLegends program recorded in January 2011. Dan Smith is a past AAPG President and past HGS President.
Duration: 7.93 min.
click to view Richard S Bishop recounts technology advances during his career
Dick Bishop talks to the HGS audience during GeoLegends 2011. He is past AAPG President and Past HGS President
Duration: 12.18 min.
click to view Joe Foster talks about oil exploration
Joe Foster of Newfield Oil discusses his career and tells stories about oil exploration. this was filmed by HGS in 2000.
Duration: 6.00 min.
click to view Marlon Downey discusses management inside oil companies
Marlon Downey's career spans Shell, ARCO and his own company Roxanna Oil. He talks about managing geologists, gives career advice and his own philosophy of exploration. this was recorded in 2000.
Duration: 5.35 min.
click to view Tom Barrow speaks about his career in East Texas and Alaska
Tom Barrow found oil in East Texas and in Alaska. In this video at the the HGS Legends program in 2000 he tells the audience what made him successful.
Duration: 27.35 min.
click to view Michel Halbouty talks about being a Wildcatter
Michel T. Halbouty recounts stories about being an oil industry pioneer wildcatter and gives advice to young geologists on the oil business.
Duration: 16.58 min.
click to view Gene Van Dyke talks about the oil business
Gene Van Dyke of Vanco tells the HGS audience career stories at the HGS GeoLegends program in January 2000.
Duration: 13.85 min.
click to view AAPG President Paul Weimer and David Curtiss on the future of geology
past AAPG President Paul Weimer makes comments at the HGS GeoLegend program January 16 2012. David Curtiss, AAPG executive director also talks to the dinner audience
Duration: 9.15 min.
click to view GeoLegends photo slide show
best photos from the January 16 2012 HGS GeoLegends photos
Duration: 9.35 min.
click to view The Barnett Shale Play with Dan Steward
Dan Steward explains the Barnett Shale play in Texas, from the early exploration to present day expansion of the play. This was recorded at the HGS GeoLegends dinner January 16 2012.
Duration: 21.03 min.
click to view The Marcellus Shale Play with Bill Zagorski
Bill Zagorski presents the geology and geophysics of the Marcellus Shale Play in Pennsylvania, during the HGS GeoLegends dinner on January 16 2012
Duration: 28.35 min.
click to view Developing the Eagle Ford Shale Play Gregg Robertson
Gregg Robertson tells the audience of the HGS GeoLegends dinner in January 2012 the story of how his small oil company developed the Eagle Ford Shale successfully.
Duration: 19.90 min.