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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- 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...

From the Editor- April 2019

April 2, 2019 - 9:05am

Information EverywhereWe just finished a busy month, filled with several HGS and other programs.  March began with the initial HGS Subsurface Intelligence and Analytics Applied Geoscience Conference.  The growing awareness of machine applications which can provide fresh ways to...

From the President- April 2019

April 2, 2019 - 9:01am

Doing more, faster, with fewer people, and the job outlook for careers in geology It seems that not a day goes by that there isn’t a report of some new machine assuming tasks formerly performed by people. General news often reports new automation on manufacturing assembly lines or...

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