News of Note


New Corporate Associate Members Access

EGI has launched a new CA Member-only SuperPage on the EGI website. Corporate Associate members can log in using the same credentials they use for EGIconnect.com and access a growing body of material available exclusively for EGI CA Members.

We value your generous partnership with EGI and strive to continually offer the highest value in research and service. Log in to the SuperPage today and download presentations from the CA Technical Conference along with project summaries for current research, education offerings, and more.

EGI’s Fraser Recognized for Excellence in Research

In June, EGI Director Raymond Levey joined Professor Alastair Fraser and EGI Advisory Board Member Malcolm Brown at the Geological Society of London’s Petroleum Group dinner as the Society presented Professor Fraser with the Petroleum Group Award for significant contributions to the petroleum industry and excellence in geoscience research. The Petroleum Group annually makes awards to individuals within the hydrocarbon sector in recognition of exceptional achievements or talents.

Professor Fraser is the EGI Chair in Petroleum Geochemistry at Imperial College London. The award was presented by Malcolm Brown (Executive VP for Exploration, BG Group), EGI Advisory Board member and Geological Society of London Petroleum Group Chair.

EGI-USTAR Partnership Updates

Innovation & Cooperation are Driving Forces for EGI-USTAR Partnership

Utah’s pressing energy issues are being addressed on a number of levels using a variety of tools and collaborations across Utah. At EGI, USTAR East Director Al Walker and Dr. Andrew Sweeney are coordinating eight research projects through the Utah Energy Research Triangle (ERT) and supporting Governor’s Office of Economic Development Technology Commercialization Innovation Program (TCIP) grants. EGI is proud to be a coordinating partner with USTAR, helping to address Utah’s energy needs along side professional development of future researchers and energy industry experts.

For details about USTAR at EGI, contact Al Walker at awalker@egi.utah.edu.

Rifts III: Catching the Wave

EGI will be attending the Rifts III Conference, presented by the Geological Society of London’s Petroleum Group, March 22–24, 2016 in London. The three-day Conference addresses the science of rifts and rifted margins and the increasing availability of new regional seismic and well data. The Call for Abstracts has been extended to September 30, 2015. For more information about the Conference, visit the Geological Society of London’s event pages.

Cool Science Radio on KPCW
Interview with Dr. Joseph Moore

In the May 14 podcast of Cool Science Radio, hosts Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells have a conversation with Joseph Moore, from the Energy and Geoscience Institute at the University of Utah.

Read the original article on KPCW.

Exploring the South Atlantic: Offshore Suriname Petroleum Systems

Register now for a live scientific training webinar featuring updates and exploration workflows including:

  • An Overview of the Demerara Rise 
    Gain valuable information through a brief case-study on the Cretaceous petroleum system of the Demerara Rise offshore Suriname.
  • Exploring the South Atlantic Using the iCORDS Platform
    Learn how to load reports, maps, seismic lines, and cross sections to interpret and evaluate for the Demerara Rise.

Questions will be welcomed immediately following the training session.
If you would like to register, please contact support@icordsgeo.org.

Two Sessions available:
Tuesday, Sept 29
• 9:00 – 9:30 am (CDT)
(4:00 – 4:30 pm CEST)
Wednesday, Sept 30  
• 9:00 – 9:30 am (CDT)
(4:00 – 4:30 pm  CEST)

Please register by:  
Monday, Sept 28