Barreda

Luis A. Sanchez-Barreda

Head of Latin America Relations


Phone: (801) 587-8538
Email:  contact@egi.utah.edu

Program Coordinator for Latin American Projects, Bureau of Economic Geology

Exploration Geologist (Houston, TX)

Field Geologist (Spain and Libya)

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

B. S., Oceanography from the Universidad Autonoma de Baja California

M.A., Geology from Rice University

Ph. D., Geology from The University of Texas at Austin

Language Skills

  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships

  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists
  • Asociación Mexicana de Geólogos Petroleros
  • Geological Society of America
  • Houston Geological Society

Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Ph.D. Thesis Grant, 1981

Geological Society of America Outstanding Young Scientist Award, 1981

Geological Society of America Research Grant, 1981

University of Texas Geology Foundation Grant for Thesis Research, 1981

Scholarship, Master’s thesis research—Mexican Government, 1976

Mexican National Council of Science and Research Scholarship, 1973 – 1976

Books, Manuals

Sánchez-Barreda, L. A., and Morán-Zenteno, D., ed., 1994, Geology of the Mexican Republic: Trans. by Wilson, J. L., and Sánchez-Barreda, L. A.: AAPG Studies in Geology, Series No. 39, 160 p.

Reports, Monographs, Brochures, Pamphlets, Bulletins

Ambrose, W. A., Jones, R. H., Fouad, Khaled, Wawrzyniec, T. F., Jennette, D. C., Sakurai, Shinichi, Dutton, S. P., Dunlap, D. B., Holtz, M. H., Sánchez-Barreda, Luis, Guevara, E. H., Meneses-Rocha, Javier, Lugo, Jorge, Aguilera, Leonardo, Berlanga, José, Miranda, Lino, Morales, J. R., and Rojas, Roberto, 2004, Sandstone architecture of upper Miocene and Pliocene shoreface, deltaic, and valley-fill complexes, Macuspana Basin, southeastern Mexico: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology Report of Investigations No. 270, 37 p.

Chapters/Sections

Wilson, J. L., Sánchez-Barreda, L. A., and Wilson, D. M., 1994, Section II, the bibliography of Mexican geology, 1983–1993, in Zenteno-Morán, D., ed., Geology of the Mexican Republic: American Association of Petroleum Geologists, AAPG Studies in Geology, 160 p.

Warme, J. E., Sánchez-Barreda, L. A., and Biddle, K. T., 1977, Sedimentary patterns and processes in West Coast lagoons, in Estuarine processes: circulation, sediments and transfer of material in the estuary: v. ii, p. 167–181.

Articles

Ambrose, W. A., Jones, Rebecca, Wawrzyniec, Tim, Fouad, Khaled, Dutton, S. P., Jennette, D. C., Elshayeb, Tarek, Sánchez-Barreda, Luis, Solis, Hector, Meneses-Rocha, Javier., Lugo, Jorge, Aguilera, Leonardo, Berlanga, Jose, Miranda, Lino, Ruiz Morales, José, and Rojas, Roberto, 2002, Upper Miocene and Pliocene shallow-marine and deepwater, gas-producing systems in the Macuspana Basin, southeastern Mexico: Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions, v. 52, p. 3–12.

Talukdar, S., Guevara, E. H., Jones, R., Galindo, Agustin, Romero, M. L., Wawrzyniec, T. F., Villanueva, Laura, Fouad, Khaled, Ambrose, W. A., Jennette, David, Dunlap, D. B., Meneses-Rocha, J., Sánchez-Barreda, L. A., and Lugo-Rivera, J. E., 2002, Hydrocarbon source and charge in the Neogene in the Macuspana and Veracruz Basins, Mexico: Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions, v. 52, p. 925–934.

Sánchez-Barreda, L. A., 1990, Why wells have failed in southern Belize area: Oil and Gas Journal, August, p. 97–103.

Gose, W. A., and Sánchez-Barreda, L. A., 1981, Paleomagnetic results from southern Mexico: Geofísica Internacional, v. 20, no. 3, p. 163–175.

Abstracts

Guevara, E. H., Ruiz-Ruiz, H. F., Ambrose, W. A., Martínez-García, Julieta, Rico-Pérez, Juan, Wawrzyniec, T. F., Aranda-García, Mario, Fouad, Khaled, Sakurai, Shinichi, and Sánchez-Barreda, L. A., 2004, Use of biostratigraphic data in the definition of the geological framework of the Neogene in the southern Laguna Madre-Tuxpan continental shelf, eastern Mexico (abs.): American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention Abstracts Volume, v. 13, p. A56.

Wawrzyniec, T. F., Hentz, Tucker, DeAngelo, Michael, Cuevas, Antonio, Hernández-Mendoza, J. J., and Sánchez-Barreda, L. A., 2004, Termination of the offshore northern Gulf of Mexico structural style, Burgos Basin, Mexico (abs.): American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention Abstracts Volume, v. 13, p. A146.

Wawrzyniec, T. F., Swenson, John, Fouad, Khaled, Ambrose, William, Aranda, Mario, Macias Zamora, Eduardo, and Sánchez-Barreda, L. A., 2004, Late Cenozoic intrabasinal deformation in offshore Laguna Madre-Tuxpan continental shelf and related deepwater Mexican Ridges Fold Belt (abs.): American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention Abstracts Volume, v. 13, p. A146.

Talukdar, S. C., Guevara, E. H., Galindo-Hernandez, Agustin, Wawrzyniec, T. F., Villanueva-Rodriguez, Laura, Fouad, Khaled, Vasquez-Covarrubias, Emilio, Sánchez-Barreda, Luis, Meneses-Rocha, J., Jennette, D. C., and Lugo-Rivera, J. E., 2003, Importance of deep burial of Mesozoic oil-prone source rocks for commercial gas accumulations in Tertiary reservoirs, Veracruz Basin, southern Mexico (abs.): American Association of Petroleum Geologists International Conference Official Program, p. A94

Meneses-Rocha, J., Guevara, E. H., Sánchez-de-Tagle, F., Sánchez-Barreda, L. A., and Lugo-Rivera, J. E., 2002, Definición, delimitación y evaluación de Plays del Neógeno en las cuencas de Veracruz y Macuspana: resultados de un estudio interdisciplinario (abs.): Asociación de Ingenieros Petroleros de México, XL Congreso Nacional, Monterrey, N.L.

Meneses-Rocha, J., Wawrzyniec, T. F., Fouad, Khaled, Guevara, E. H., Ambrose, W. A., Jennette, David, Sánchez-Barreda, L. A., and Lugo-Rivera, J. E., 2002, Contrasting structural styles of the Macuspana and Veracruz Basins, Mexico (abs.): Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions, v. 52, p. 723.

Sánchez-Barreda, L. A., 1990, Petroleum geology of the southern Belize Basin (abs.), in VII Congreso Geológico de América Central, San Jose, Costa Rica, Abstracts

Burkhart, B., Sánchez-Barreda, L. A., and Deaton, D. C., 1985, Neogene tectonics of northern Central America prior to offset across the Polochic Fault: Geological Society of America, Abstracts, v. 17, no. 7, p. 534.

Warme, J. E., Sánchez-Barreda, L. A., and Biddle, K. T., 1975, Sedimentary patterns in West Coast lagoons (abs.), in 3rd Biennial International Estuarine Research Symposium, Galveston, Texas

Contract Reports

Ambrose, W. A., Fouad, Khaled, Wawrzyniec, T. F., Sakurai, Shinichi, Talukdar, Suhas, Guevara, E. H., Brown, L. F., Jr., Dunlap, D. B., Jennette, D. C., Schultz-Ela, D. D., Sánchez-Barreda, Luis, Remington, R. L., Aranda-García, Mario, Alvarado Vega, Juan, Macias Zamora, Eduardo, Hernández-Romano, Ulises, Cárdenas-Hernández, Ramón, Ruiz-Ruiz, Héctor, Sarmiento-Altamirano, Santiago, López-Leyva, Gerardo, Aguilar-Hernández, Angélica, Martínez Garcia, Julieta, Maldonado-Lezama, Juan, Velásquez, Carlos, and Trujillo, Alfonso, 2003, Definition of the geological framework of the Neogene in the southern Laguna Madre-Tuxpan continental shelf of eastern Mexico: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, final report prepared for PEMEX Exploración y Producción, variously paginated, 7 volumes.

Sánchez-Barreda, L. A., 1999, Geology of Mosquitia and Tela Basins, Honduras: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, final report prepared for JGI, Inc., under agreement no. UTA98-0427, 55 p.