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Meet the 2019-2020 HGS Board Members!

May 20, 2019 - 8:30am

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Texas Legislature Bills-Wise Report

February 13, 2019 - 3:33pm

The Wise Report  by  Henry M. Wise, P.G.
February 2 and 9, 2019

Nomination for HGS Teacher of the Year Award

January 28, 2019 - 10:56am

The HGS Teacher of the Year Award has been established to honor in...

HGS YouTube Channel has over 1000 subscribers

January 16, 2019 - 3:48pm

We recently found out that the HGS YouTube channel has 1000 subscribers,  crossing an important m...

Recent Blog Posts

From the Editor- June 2019

June 25, 2019 - 9:08am

Live for the Science, not for the Weekend. This was one of the messages from Kenneth Peter’s remarks on receiving the AAPG Sidney Powers Memorial Award at the recent AAPG Annual Meeting in San Antonio. It was clear that he lived this message, as part of a well-rounded life. I hope we...

From the President- June 2019

May 31, 2019 - 2:35pm

Continuous threads In some years, but not all, there are internal or external issues that dominate most of HGS Board’s year. Last year at this time, John Adamick reported it was adapting to the consequences of Harvey that dominated HGS, because of the disruption the historic flooding...

From the Editor- May 2019

May 13, 2019 - 9:41am

Muscle Replaced Guile Problem solving approaches evolve and solutions usually get simpler and easier. For years, geologists saw petroleum shows on mudlogs and samples from low permeability intervals. But these zones would not flow in the way common saturated porous and permeable...

From the President- May 2019

May 1, 2019 - 8:20am

Passion and Persistence  Very early in my career, as the Oil and Gas Industry was just emerging from a depression in the late 1960s and early 1970s, an older co-worker gave me some advice: save your money, because the industry is cyclical. That was very good advice. But there...

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