• January 2011

    Currently To each and every one of you I wish a happy and prosperous New Year. For those of us working in the petroleum industry, I have a couple of wishes. I hope 2011 brings some gas price improvement like it did for oil in 2010. And I hope all our prospects get drilled, new […]

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  • December 2010

    Currently Shale resource plays continue to dominate our industry in cap ex, rig utilization, service company resources, and G&G. Regarding the latter, it behooves us all to learn as much as practical about how to high-grade these plays, and this month’s talk focuses on just that. David Paddock of Schlumberger will show us how to […]

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  • November 2010

    Currently If you’ve ever been frustrated with your seismic resolution and depth ties be sure to come to this month’s technical luncheon meeting November 17th. Morgan Brown’s talk, “Applications of Wave Imaging Technologies to Improve Onshore U.S. Prospecting” will offer insights on how to get more out of your data. And if that sparks your […]

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  • October 2010

    Currently The 2010-11 CCGS season is now fully underway with the first of a slate of excellent luncheon talks. Our first technical luncheon, Wednesday, Oct 20th, features Gregg Robertson of First Rock Inc. describing the discovery of Petrohawk’s Hawksville field, which kicked off the entire Eagle Ford shale play. Over the last 12 months or […]

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  • September 2010

    Welcome to the first Bulletin issue of the Corpus Christi Geological Society’s 2010-11 season. I want to thank last year’s president, Juan Cabasos, for his able stewardship of our great Society. He has handed off to me a healthy and active organization and I pledge to do my best to keep it that way. Currently […]

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  • May 2010

    As I write this letter, the AAPG is in full swing in New Orleans. Our AAPG delegates are Owen Hopkins and Dennis Moore. Dennis Moore reports that they have a robust attendance. Owen and Dennis will be pitching the Ice Age activity book to the AAPG Board with the hope that the AAPG will be […]

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  • April 2010

    Drilling activity is picking up in South Texas, Home of the Eagle Ford Shale. While my reports currently don’t break out rig count details on the Eagle Ford, one of the latest issues noted an increase of 11 drilling rigs in the area. The smaller independent companies continue to cede ground to the bigger public […]

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  • March 2010

    The membership cycle for the 2009-2010 year is coming to a close with strong numbers in both the CCGS and CBGS. For this year we have two hundred eighty members in the CCGS, of which eight are students and four are honorary. The CBGS has a total membership of sixty-seven. At a time when some […]

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  • February 2010

    Here is hoping that everyone is still true to your New Year’s resolution. Mine was that I would write four more Presidents letters, and I have three more to go! Of course, that means that half of the fiscal year is over, and we will be looking for officers soon. Well it looks like the […]

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  • January 2010

    It’s a new decade, where will geology lead us? Or better yet, where is your next prospect coming from? Wildcatters will always be around, few and far in between, but still around. Investors want higher success rates and lower risk and that is not the wildcatting motto. Will it be the Eagle Shale? The Eagle […]

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