SEG Extra Masthead
June 2008
Vol 6, Issue 6
SRW advance registration deadline approaching SRW08 Ireland
Only a few spots are left for the Summer Research Workshop "Emergent and Challenging Issues in Rock Physics: Rock This House!"  20-24 July in Galway, Ireland. Save US$100 by registering before the advance registration deadline 10 June. There will be no on-site registration. You must be pre-registered to attend the workshop.
Annual Meeting course registration opens 8 July
These courses have a separate registration process from that of the Annual Meeting. Sign up before 9 September to save US$35 on an Annual Meeting course 8-9 November in Las Vegas, USA. For more information, e-mail the SEG Continuing Education program.

SEG/EAGE DISC will visit
Brazil, Argentina, and Australia

Abriel DISC 2008 The 2008 SEG/EAGE Distinguished Instructor Short Course instructor Bill Abriel will be in Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, and Perth. Go online to view the course description and complete schedule for Bill Abriel's one-day course titled Reservoir Geophysics: Applications." Contact the sponsoring section for registration information.
SEG Online news and tips
The latest State of the Net discusses the site's vision, new content, and Web-based productivity tools. Special topics include geoscience blogs and CNET's Webware 100 winners. Visit our Web site to read the full article.
the Anomaly Read the Anomaly student newsletter
Students, keep up with your quarterly dose of SEG-related news and announcements by reading the SEG student newsletter, the Anomaly, Spring 2008. Consider also becoming a contributor.
2008 AAPG/SEG Spring Student Expo recap
The ConocoPhillips School of Geology and Geophysics at the University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma has hosted the AAPG/SEG Spring Break Student Expo for the past eight years. The Expo, held 13-15 March, attracted 211 students representing 52 different universities and 33 company sponsors this year. Visit the AAPG/SEG Student Expo to get a complete listing of upcoming expos.

SEG Challenge Bowl has become
an international event
SEG Challenge BowlFive more teams from across the world succeeded in claiming a spot at the finals in Las Vegas.

Questions needed
A growing competition has resulted in the need for new questions. You can help by sending your original questions to Jenny Cole.
DP Forum 2008Register today for the D&P Forum
The Development and Production Forum, "Scaling & Uncertainty," will be held 27-31 July in Austin, Texas. Expect an interactive forum with audience participation that will include both poster and oral presentations. Get your registration form today and save US$100 by visiting our Web site. Early bird registration deadline is 30 June.

SRW 08 - VancouverVancouver SRW approaches
Attendance is limited, save US$100 by registering before 31 July
for the "Unconventional Resources: What do we know and what is the road ahead?" Summer Research Workshop held 7-11 September in Vancouver, Canada. Register today by downloading the registration form.

Annual Meeting booth space is SOLD OUT
AM 2008SEG will complete backlog booth assignments of the companies waiting for their booth number and those received from this point will be placed on a waiting list. Companies will be contacted as soon as possible. If you have any questions, or to be placed on the waiting list, please contact Stephen Emery.
June 2008 TLE: Shale geophysics
June TLE 2008The June issue of TLE features nine articles covering the special section topic, shale geophysics. Also featured is an Interpreter's Corner article by Gomez et al.,  "Estimating the hydrocarbon volume from elastic and resistivity data: A concept." This month's GAC Spotlight includes a recap of the 2008 GAC midyear meeting, as well as reviews of the 2007 International conference in Tyumen, Russia, and the 2008 St. Petersburg, Russia conference. Be sure to look for Bill Saraki's article that previews the 2008 SEG Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, as well as the pictorial highlighting the achievements of our 2008 DISC, Distinguished, and Honorary Lecturers.
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SRW Ireland deadline approaches
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14-18 July
Casper, Wyoming

AAPG/SPE/SEG Joint Hedberg, "The Geologic Occurrence and Hydraulic Significance of Fractures in Reservoirs

20 24 July
Galway, Ireland
Summer Research Workshop 2008, "Emergent and Challenging Issues in Rock Physics: Rock This House!

27-31 July
Austin, Texas
Development & Production Forum, "The Roles of Scaling and Uncertainty in Reservoir Characterization

Pubs bulletSEG publications

Reservoir Geophysics: Applications by William L. Abriel

3D Seismic Imaging by B. Biondi

Seismic Attributes for Prospect Identification and Reservoir Characterization by S. Chopra and K. J. Marfurt



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