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HGS Short Course on Seismic Attributes Educates Geologists about Petroleum Geophysics

March 12, 2018 - 2:51pm

HGS Short Course on Seismic Attributes Educates Geologists about Pe...

Student Scholarship Night Dazzles!

February 21, 2018 - 4:17pm

The Houston Geological Society held an exciting Scholarship NIght February 12th 2018 hosted by Pa...

HGS Officer Candidates for Upcoming Election

February 16, 2018 - 4:54pm

HGS President John Adamick officially announced the slate of candid...

Nomination for HGS Teacher of the Year Award is open

January 18, 2018 - 9:50am

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

Become a Volunteer for the HGS!

January 12, 2018 - 11:08am

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Recent Blog Posts

From the President- April 2018

April 3, 2018 - 8:58am

More Than Oil…For many years Houston has been a major hub for oil and gas companies. Today there are probably more industry related companies in Houston than any other city in the world. This has helped HGS continue to be a robust organization as many of our members work in this sector....

From the Editor- April 2018

April 3, 2018 - 8:53am

Fighting GiantsI recently finished reading Malcom Gladwell’s “David and Goliath – underdogs, misfits and the art of battling giants.” Its title is taken from the Old Testament and recounts the experience of a young shepherd boy David and his encounter with the Philistine Goliath at the...

From the President- March 2018

March 1, 2018 - 10:39am

Conference Call…This month’s column focuses on the quality technical conferences provided to the industry each year by the HGS. If you have been a geoscientist for any length of time in our industry you have undoubtedly been inundated with opportunities to participate in many conferences...

From the Editor- March 2018

March 1, 2018 - 10:28am

Super Basins…The Oily Places....By Brian Horn...Recently IHS Market developed the idea of a Super Basin as a basin that has produced over 5 billion barrels of oil equivalent (BBOE) and has an additional 5 BBOE in remaining reserves. We all are familiar with many of these places: Gulf of...

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