HGS - Houston Geological Society

Upcoming Events

HGS Luncheon: Tectonics of South Texas and Mexico

Wed 22 May

Tom Ewing explains the tectonic setting and petroleum systems of the Seno Mexicano which includes South Texas and Burgos Basin Mexico. This...

HGS General Dinner Meeting

Mon 16 Sep

Join us for the first General Dinner Meeting of the 2024-25 season.

Current News

HGS Officers for 2024-25

May 20, 2024 - 2:47pm

Here are the HGS officers taking office on  July 1

Students + HGS = Mutual Benefits

May 3, 2024 - 9:19pm

HGS provides significant support to students, although this population represents a small percent

The Secret Sauce: How LSU’s AAPG Student Chapter grew four-fold during COVID-19 (2019-2023) by Allison Barbato (Duxbury)

May 3, 2024 - 9:14pm

I was president of the AAPG Student Chapter at Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge, L

Bill Maloney: Mentoring, exploring and living your values

March 22, 2024 - 8:14am

“Whatever brings you great joy, do it as much as you can as often as you can,” advises Bill Malon

HGS Officer Candidates for Office 2024

March 12, 2024 - 12:02pm

HGS President Paul Britt has announced the candidates for HGS offic

Recent Blog Posts

From the President- Paul Britt

May 2, 2024 - 12:00pm

The Power of the Pen It seems like only two weeks since I had to write the last President’s Letter for the Bulletin. The policy manual actually suggests that the President’s Letters all be prepared the year before as President-Elect. Writing your column a year ahead of time is not...

From the Editor- Caroline Wachtman

May 2, 2024 - 12:00pm

Pay it Forward While Giving Back: Why the HGS Needs a Mentoring Chair Did you know that HGS members are invested in mentoring students? This month, I was privileged to speak with two students, Alexandra Price and Allison Barbato (Duxbury), who shared their experiences of receiving...