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2019 Pacific Section AAPG Convention
West Coast Creativity in Exploration and Production

April 1-3
at the Walter Pyramid,
California State University, Long Beach

All-Included Combined Field Trips and Technical Sessions!

Call for Papers
Abstracts due February 15, 2019
Website and more details coming soon:

Monday, April 1: Malibu Coast Monterey/Modelo field trip led by Wanjiru Njuguna & Rick Behl, followed by an Opening Session, Exhibits and Icebreaker at CSULB.

Tuesday, April 2: “Creativity and Opportunities In West Coast Energy” special session with invited speakers. SEPM and General oral + poster sessions. Two new kinds of oral sessions (either this day or the next morning): Exhibitors/Vendors presentations and Government Agency presentations (e.g., DOGGR, BOEM, BLM, USGS, Water Resources, State Lands, etc.). All-Conference Awards Dinner.

Wednesday, April 3: Southern Los Angeles Basin Deep-water Clastic Reservoirs field trip led by Dan Schwartz and Don Clarke. Possibly with the vendors or agency session first 2 hours in the morning before the field trip departs.

Thursday and Friday, April 4-5: Short courses in Petroleum Systems & Basin Analysis, and Data Analytics in Geosciences.

*Correction to page 18 of the newsletter: March 12th meeting is for the San Joaquin Geological Society not the Northern California Geological Society

The January/February newsletter is now live and can be downloaded by clicking the cover or clicking HERE.

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Download the 2017 PSAAPG Publication List For Ordering


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Congratulations to Xiaowei Li of Stanford University for receiving the 2017 John E Kilkenny Memorial Grant: Awarded by the AAPG Foundation Grants in Aid Program