May 2009

Vol 7, Issue 5

In this issue

Annual Meeting Technical Program  |  Heavy Equipment at the Annual Meeting  |  Distinguished Instructor Short Course  |  Distinguished & Honorary Lecturer  |  SEP applications  | Continuing Education Courses  |  TLE & Geophysics  |  Member Services  |  SPE call for papers

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Upcoming meetings

4–7 May 2009
Houston, USA
2009 Offshore Technology Conference

29–30 June 2009
Denver, USA
SPE/AAPG/SEG joint workshop:
From Macro to Micro: The Description and Analysis of Tight Gas Sand Reservoirs

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Recent publications

Digital Imaging and Deconvolution
by Enders A. Robinson and Sven Treitel

Seismic Interferometry
Edited by Kees Wapenaar, Deyan Draganov, and Johan O. A. Robertsson

SPE call for papers
Share your best recent experiences, discoveries, and innovations
with the global E&P industry at the SPE International Conference on Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) 12-14 April 2010, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Submit your proposal by 18 May 2009.

Annual Meeting Technical Program
The abstract submission system is now closed, and all abstracts are under review. The Technical Program schedule will be finalized in the coming months. Authors should expect to receive notification regarding the status of their abstracts in June.

Heavy equipment at the Annual Meeting
Heavy Equipment will be one of many areas to visit in the Exhibition in Houston 2009. If you have thought it too expensive to display, the SEG is offering a special booth rental fee for trucks, boats, drilling rigs, etc. More information is available on the Exhibitors Information at Houston Web page.

TLEMay TLE: Seismic modeling
The May issue of The Leading Edge features a special section on seismic modeling. Also check out this month’s Interpreter’s Corner on 3D inversion of lithological properties by Anders Draege et al.

GeophysicsGeophysics invites hydrogeophysics papers
Geophysics is accepting papers until 31 July 2009 for the special section or supplement on Hydrogeophysics — Electric or Electromagnetic Methods to be published with the July-August 2010 issue.

Reference Publications invites online
book proposal submissions

SEG's Reference Publications program has launched Aries System's Editorial Manager, a Web-based system for submission, review, and tracking of new proposals and books in development. Potential authors and editors may download a book proposal submission worksheet to view a list of questions asked during the online proposal submission process.

DISC tour going to South America
DISC in South AmericaThe 2009 SEG/EAGE Distinguished Instructor Short Course (DISC) titled Petroleum geoengineering: Integration of static and dynamic models will be in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on 18 May; Buenos Aires, Argentina on 20 May; and Bogota, Colombia on 22 May. Visit the DISC Web site for the complete schedule and information on how to register for this professional development opportunity.

Courses in Calgary
Calgary SEG presents Borehole Geophysics: Theory & Practice on 19-20 May and Petroleum Systems of Deepwater Settings on 21-22 May in downtown Calgary, Canada. To register, download the registration form or log in to your My SEG account.


Distinguished and
Honorary Lecturers

Jack Bouska's DL tour, featuring his presentation Integrating seismic acquisition and processing, goes to Australia and South Africa. Go online to view Bouska's abstract and schedule.

avsethPer Avseth continues his HL tour in Europe, presenting his lecture Mind the gap in seismic reservoir prediction: How rock physics can bridge the gap between qualitative geology and quantitative geophysics. Go online to view Avseth's abstract and schedule.

LongPacific South HL Andrew S. Long begins his lecture tour Multi-azimuth and Wide-azimuth Seismic: Foundations, Challenges, and Opportunities in May to Indonesia, New Zealand, and Australia. You can view his abstract and itinerary online.

MehtaSouth and East Asia HL C. H. Mehta starts his presentation tour Significance of Fresnal Zones in Seismic Reflection Prospecting in May to Taiwan. Mehta's abstract and itinerary can be viewed online.

SEG/ExxonMobil Student Education Program
Applications for the SEG/ExxonMobil Student Education Program (SEP) in North America are due by 1 July 2009. Visit us online for more information about SEP and how to apply.

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