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					September 2009
9/8           U.S. Department of the Interior    BLM Oil & Gas Lease Sale                                http://www.blm.gov/nv/st/en/prog/minerals/
              Bureau of Land Management          Bureau of Land Management                               leasable_minerals/oil___gas/oil_and_gas_leasing.html
                                                 Nevada State Office
                                                 1340 Financial Boulevard
                                                 Reno, Nevada 89520
9/10           Nevada Petroleum Society          NPS Monthly Dinner Meeting                              “GIS Data from the Internet for Petroleum, Geothermal and Nevada:
               (NPS)                             6:30 pm; Great Basin Science Sample & Records Library   Sources, Quality and Data Integration”
                                                 2175 Raggio Pkwy                                        Speaker Sam Limerick, Consultant, Reno NV
                                                 Reno NV
9/10           Society of Petroleum Engineers    SPE/PAPG Annual Golf Tournament                         http://papgrocks.org/09_golf.pdf
               (SPE) & Pittsburgh Association of Shotgun start at 11 am; Dinner at 4:30 pm
               Petroleum Geologists (PAPG)       Chestnut Ridge Golf Club
                                                 Tom's Run Course
                                                 Blairsville, PA
9/14 - 12/18   American Association of Petroleum Online Education Course                                 Introduction to Geological Reservoir Characterization
               Geologists (AAPG)                                                                         Instructor: Roger M. Slatt, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
                                                                                                         http://www.aapg.org/education/intro_res_char2.html
9/17           Abilene Geological Society (AGS)  AGS Producible Shale Log Evaluation and Integrated      Presented by: Britt Hill, Petrophysicist, NuTech Energy Alliance
                                                 Completion Optimization
                                                 Noon, Fairway Oaks Country Club
                                                 (this month only - NOT Abilene Country Club)
                                                 34 Fairway Oaks Blvd
                                                 Abilene, TX
9/17           Pittsburgh Association of         PAPG September Meeting                                  “Improving the Imaging Capability and Interpretability of Seismic Data Through
               Petroleum Geologists (PAPG)       5 pm Social; 6 pm Dinner; 7 pm Speaker                  Proper Parameter Selection”
                                                 Radisson Hotel - Greentree                              More Info: Katie Schmid, call 412-395-2080 or email kschmid@eqt.com
                                                 101 Radisson Dr.
                                                 Pittsburgh, PA 15220
9/20 - 9/25    Society of Petroleum Engineers    SPE Forum Series: Frontiers of Technology               The Battle to Reduce Drilling NPT: Technology, Processes and People
               (SPE)                             Cadiz, Spain
9/21 - 9/25    American Association of Petroleum Fall Education Conference                               http://www.aapg.org/education/fec/fec09.pdf
               Geologists (AAPG)                 Norris Conference Center City Centre
                                                 803 Town & Country Blvd.
                                                 Houston, TX 77024
9/22           Houston Geological Society (HGS) HGS E&E Group Dinner Meeting                             Speaker: Matthew Cowan
                                                 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm; Black Lab in the Churchill Room      http://www.hgs.org/en/cev/1094
                                                 4100 Montrose Blvd.
                                                 Houston TX 77006
9/23 - 25      Society of Petroleum Engineers    SPE East Regional Meeting                               http://spewv.org/default.aspx
               (SPE)                             Charleston Civic Center
                                                 Charleston, WV
9/24           Geophysical Society of Houston    GSH-HGS Geoscience Day 2009                             Phone: (713) 463-9477
               (GSH)/Houston Geological Society 7:30 am - 4:15 pm; UT Bureau of Economic Geology         Fax: (281) 679-5504
               (HGS)                             11611 W. Little York Rd.                                http://www.hgs.org/en/cev/1047
                                                 Houston TX 77041
9/24           Nevada Petroleum Society          AAPG Distinguished Lecturer                                “Granite to Grass Roots: Understanding the Geologic History of Unconventional
               (NPS)                             5:30 pm; University of Nevada, Reno                        Resource Basins from Bottom to Top”
                                                 Laxalt Mineral Research Building, Room 353                 Speaker: Harris Cander, PhD, BP America, Houston TX
9/24 - 10/1    American Association of Petroleum Field Seminar: Sedimentology and Sequence Stratigraphic    "Predicting Reservoir Architecture"
               Geologists (AAPG)                 Response of Paralic Deposits to Changes in Accommodation   Seminar leaves from Grand Junction, CO
                                                 Book Cliffs, UT

9/27 - 9/29    Gulf Coast Association of         GCAGS Annual Convention                                    “A Fusion of Geology and Technology”
               Geological Societies (GCAGS)      Shreveport Convention Center
                                                 Shreveport, LA
9/28 - 10/1    American Association of Petroleum Workshop: 4-D Seismic for Reservoir Management             This SPE/AAPG/SEG joint workshop will focus on 4D integration, scale issues, basic
               Geologists (AAPG)                 Edinburgh, Scotland                                        rock physics, and applications in reservoir monitoring, model updating, and
                                                                                                            management.
9/29 - 10/1    Independent Petroleum              7th Annual Oil & Gas Investment Symposium                 http://www.ipaa.org/meetings/Default.asp?
               Association of America (IPAA)      The Palace Hotel                                          Meeting=2009-09OGISSanFrancisco
                                                  2 New Montgomery St
                                                  San Francisco, CA 94105
9/30           Oklahoma City Geological Society   2nd Annual Mid-Continent Prospect Exposition              Designed to address the needs of the mid-continent geological community, including
               (OCGS)                             9 am - 5 pm; Clarion Meridian Hotel                       geologists, consultants, engineers, geophysicists, and landmen.
                                                  735 South Meridian Ave
                                                  Oklahoma City, OK
9/30           Houston Geological Society (HGS)   General Lunch: Oil Industry History                       From Brine Wells to Giant Oil Fields: The United States Petroleum Industry of the 19th
                                                  11:30 am - 1:00 pm; Petroleum Club of Houston             Century
                                                  800 Bell St, 43rd Floor                                   Speaker: Jeff Spencer, Black Pool Energy & Petroleum History Institute
                                                  Houston, TX 77002
October 2009
10/1           Nevada Petroleum Society           NPS Monthly Dinner Meeting                                "Some Views Concerning Geologic Controls on 'Shale' Gas Production"
               (NPS)                              6:30 pm; Austin's Restaurant                              Speaker: S. Robert Bereskin, Consultant, Salt Lake City
                                                  Reno NV
10/4 - 10/7    Society of Petroleum Engineers     SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition            http://www.spe.org/atce
               (SPE)                              Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
                                                  New Orleans, LA
10/4 - 10/7    Nevada Petroleum Society           Geothermal Resources Council 33rd Annual Meeting          "Geothermal 2009: Making Renewable Energy Hot!"
               (NPS)                              Peppermill Resort Spa & Casino                            http://www.geothermal.org
                                                  Reno, NV
10/5 - 10/8    Society of Petroleum Engineers     Production and Operations Workshop                        "Tools for Well Integrity Management"
               (SPE)                              Crown Plaza Hotel                                         http://www.spe.org/events/09ache/images/09ACHE_brochure_FINAL.pdf
                                                  Chester, UK
10/6           Oklahoma City Geological Society   Independent/Consultant "How-To" Workshop                  This workshop is structured for those who do not normally work or operate in the
               (OCGS)                             5:30 pm - 9:00 pm; Ted's Café Escondido                   world of the independents but who by choice or fate have ended up being in this
                                                  Banquet Room (4th glass door from the south)              position or simply want to learn more about being independent.
                                                  2836 NW 68th St
                                                  Oklahoma City, OK
10/8 - 10/10   Pittsburgh Association of          74th Annual Field Conference of Pennsylvania Geologists   "History and Geology of the Oil Regions of Northwestern Pennsylvania"
               Petroleum Geologists (PAPG)        Cross Creek Resort                                        http://fcopg.org/
                                                  Titusville, PA
10/9 - 10/11    West Texas Geological Society      2009 WTGS Fall Field Trip                                        Accommodations: The Cliffs Resort on Lake Possum Kingdom
                (WTGS)                             To look at the outcrops of the Pennsylvanian section of north-   Field Trip Leaders: Alton Brown and Dr. Emily Stoudt
                                                   central Texas, specifically in the Graham-Mineral Wells area.    For registration or more info: Monte Meers call 325-572-5372 or email
                                                                                                                    deeprock@aol.com
10/10 - 10/11   American Association of Petroleum Short Course                                                      "Risk, Uncertainty, and Decision-Making in Unconventional Resource Plays"
                Geologists (AAPG)                 Tulsa Marriott Southern Hills w/ AAPG Mid-Continent Section       Instructor: William Haskett, Decision Strategies, Inc., Houston, Texas
                                                  Meeting
                                                  Tulsa, OK
10/11           Houston Geological Society (HGS) Field Trip down the Brazos River                                   http://www.hgs.org/en/cev/1093
                                                  Brazos River
                                                  Exxon Station; I-10 Exit 723
10/11 - 10/13   American Association of Petroleum Mid-Continent Section Meeting                                     "Resources for the Generations"
                Geologists (AAPG)                 Tulsa Marriott Southern Hills                                     The geological community of Tulsa, northeastern Oklahoma and the Mid-Continent of
                                                  Tulsa, OK                                                         North America are now developing new ways to assist in the expansion of alternative
                                                                                                                    energy resources.
10/11 - 10/14   Society of Petroleum Engineers     Production Enhancement Workshop                                  "Maximizing Production and Recovery in a Challenging Economic Climate"
                                                   Eastern & Oriental Hotel                                         http://www.spe.org/events/09ape2/images/09APE2_Brochure5-12.pdf
                                                   10 Lebuh Farquhar10200
                                                   Penang, Malaysia
10/12           Houston Geological Society (HGS)   General Dinner                                                   "North Gulf of Mexico Sea Level: Past, Present and Future Sea Level and Subsidence
                                                   5:30 pm - 8:30 pm; Hilton Houston Westchase                      Record for Texas Used to Predict the Future of Our Coast"
                                                   9999 Westheimer Rd                                               Speaker: Dr. John Anderson, Maurice Ewing Professor of Oceanography, Rice
                                                   Houston, TX 77042                                                University
10/12 - 10/14   Society of Petroleum Engineers     Artificial Lift Intelligence for Production Optimization         http://www.spe.org/events/09acai/documents/09ACAI_brochure_12Aug09_FINAL.p
                (SPE)                              JW Marriott Hotel                                                df
                                                   Cairo, Egypt
10/13           Canadian Society of Petroleum      Technical Luncheon                                               "Impact Cratering on Planet Earth: Armageddon, Oil and Gas"
                Geologists (CSPG)                  11:30 am; Telus Convention Center                                Speaker John Spray: Impact craters have provided us with exceptional metal
                                                   Calgary, Alberta                                                 deposits, facilitated giant hydro-electric schemes and generated major oil and gas
                                                                                                                    deposits. We will explore the positive and negative effects of impact, all with an eye
                                                                                                                    for the future.
10/14           Geophysical Society of Houston     Technical Breakfast                                              Speaker: Oscar Lopez-Gamundi
                (GSH)                              7:00 am - 8:00 am; Fugro Building Suite 100                      http://www.gshtx.org/en/cev/560
                                                   6100 Hillcroft
                                                   Houston TX 77274
10/15           Abilene Geological Society (AGS)   Industry Appreciation Luncheon                                   Speakers: Bill Stephens & our State Representative
                                                   Noon; Abilene Country Club                                       Susan King with a recorded message from our Congressional Representative Randy
                                                   Abilene, TX                                                      Neugebauer.
10/19 - 10/21   Society of Petroleum Engineers     SPE/EAGE Reservoir Characterization and Simulation               http://www.spe.org/events/rcsc
                (SPE)/European Association of      Conference
                Geoscientists & Engineers          Beach Rotana Hotel
                                                   Abu Dhabi, UAE
10/19           Houston Geological Society (HGS)   International Explorationists Dinner                             "Nextpected Reservoirs Provided by Sub-Aerial Basins Below Sea Level"
                                                   5:30 pm - 8:30 pm; Westchase Hilton                              Speaker: Dr. Martin Cassidy, University of Houston, Dept of Earth and Atmospheric
                                                   9999 Westheimer Rd                                               Sciences
                                                   Houston, TX 77042
10/19 - 10/22   Society of Petroleum Engineers       Deepwater Drilling Technology                                    http://www.spe.org/events/09aha2/Documents/09AHA2_Brochure6-10-09.pdf
                (SPE)                                Ayodya Resort Bali
                                                     Bali, Indonesia
10/20           Geophysical Society of Houston       GSH Technical Lunch                                              Speaker: Dr. Bob Hardage, Senior Research Scientist Bureau of Economic Geology at
                (GSH)                                11:30 am - 1 pm; Pelazzio -- the new Omni Palace                 the University of Texas at Austin
                                                     12121 Westheimer Rd                                              http://www.gshtx.org/en/cev/556
                                                     Houston TX 77077 USA
10/20           Houston Geological Society (HGS)     Northsiders Luncheon                                             "Burial History and Its Impact from the Petroleum Systems of Rio Muni Basin,
                                                     11:30 am - 1 pm; Crowne Plaza Hotel - Greenspoint                Equatorial Guinea: Delivery, Capture and Degradation"
                                                     (formerly Sofitel)                                               Speaker: Andrew Pepper, Hess Corporation, Houston, TX
                                                     425 North Sam Houston Pkwy                                       http://www.hgs.org/en/cev/1066
                                                     Houston, TX 77060
10/21           Geophysical Society of Houston       GSH Technical Lunch                                              Speaker: Dr. Bob Hardage, Senior Research Scientist Bureau of Economic Geology
                (GSH)                                11:30 am - 1 pm; Petroleum Club                                  http://www.gshtx.org/en/cev/559
                                                     800 Bell
                                                     Houston TX 77002
10/21           Geophysical Society of Houston       Rock Physics SIG                                                 Speaker: Colin Sayers, Schlumberger
                (GSH)                                CGGVeritas-(Visualization Center, 3rd floor)                     http://www.gshtx.org/en/cev/561
                                                     10300 Town Park Dr
                                                     Houston TX 77072
10/25 - 10/28   Society of Petroleum Engineers       Joint Venture-Challenges, Opportunities and Best Practices for   http://www.spe.org/events/09ape3/
                (SPE)                                Success
                                                     Eastern & Oriental Hotel
                                                     10 Lebuh Farquhar
                                                     10200 Penang, Malaysia
10/26           Houston Geological Society (HGS)     HGS Golf Tournament                                              http://www.hgs.org/en/cev/1029
                                                     Kingwood Country Club
                                                     Houston, TX
10/26 - 10/28   Society of Petroleum Engineers       SPE/IADC Middle East Drilling Technology Conference and          http://www.spe.org/medt
                (SPE)/International Association of   Exhibition
                Drilling Contractors (IADC)          Gulf Hotel
                                                     Manama, Bahrain
10/27           Canadian Society of Petroleum        Technical Luncheon                                               "Cordilleran Myths and the Origin of the Rocky Mountain Fold and Thrust Belt"
                Geologists (CSPG)                    11:30 am; Telus Convention Center                                The Rocky Mountain fold and thrust belt is not a product of terrane accretion; it is the
                                                     Calgary, Alberta                                                 result of a Late Cretaceous transpressional continental collision.
                                                                                                                      Speaker: Stephen T. Johnston, School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of
                                                                                                                      Victoria


10/28           Houston Geological Society (HGS)     HGS General Lunch                                                "The Haynesville and Hawkville Fields: Two World Class Gas Shale Plays"
                                                     Petroleum Club of Houston                                        Richard K. Stoneburner
                                                     800 Bell St., 43rd Floor                                         Executive Vice President-Chief Operating Officer
                                                     Houston, TX                                                      Petrohawk Energy Corporation
10/28 - 10/30   West Texas Geological Society        2009 Fall Symposium                                              "Elusive Hydrocarbons are Still to be Found in the Permian Basin"
                (WTGS)                               Midland Center                                                   The two and one-half days of technical sessions will feature oral and poster sessions
                                                     Midland, TX                                                      presented by outstanding authors showcasing current research, field studies and
                                                                                                                      other aspects of the Permian Basin and analogous areas.
November 2009
11/1          Association of Earth Science Editors HGS/AESE Galveston Island Field Trip                         Galveston Island Field Trip: One Year After Hurricane Ike
              (AESE)/Houston Geological Society DoubleTree Guest Suites (departure point)                       Trip Leader: Dr. John Anderson
              (HGS)                                5353 Westheimer                                              http://www.hgs.org/en/cev/1085
                                                   Houston TX 77056
11/1 - 11/5   Society of Petroleum Engineers       Ride The Wave: Building a Sustainable Energy Career During   http://www.spe.org/events/09ypw/documents/09YPW_Brochure19Aug09.pdf
              (SPE)                                Volatile Times
                                                   JW Marriott Hotel
                                                   Beijing, China
11/2          Houston Geological Society (HGS) HGS CE Class                                                     "Risk Analysis of Geological Plays"
                                                   Houston Research Center                                      Speaker: Gary P. Citron, PhD, Managing Partner Rose & Associates, LLP
                                                   11611 West Little York Rd                                    http://www.hgs.org/en/cev/1051
                                                   Houston, TX
11/2 - 11/4   Society of Petroleum Engineers       SPE International Conference                                 "CO2 Capture, Storage, and Utilization"
              (SPE)                                Hyatt Regency La Jolla                                       http://www.spe.org/events/co2
                                                   San Diego, CA
11/3 - 11/5   PennWell Corp.                       Deep Offshore Technology International                       http://www.deepoffshoretechnology.com/index.html
                                                   Grimaldi Forum Monaco
                                                   Monte Carlo, Monaco
11/2 - 11/5   Society of Petroleum Engineers       Tight Gas                                                    http://www.spe.org/events/09asch/
              (SPE)                                Bilderberg Europa Hotel
                                                   Zwolsestraat 2
                                                   2587 VJ Scheveningen
11/4 - 11/6   Independent Petroleum                IPAA's Annual Meeting                                        http://www.ipaa.org/meetings/pdf/092009AnnualGeneralInfo.pdf
              Association of America (IPAA)        The Ritz Carlton - New Orleans
                                                   921 Canal St
                                                   New Orleans, LA 70112
11/5          Nevada Petroleum Society             NPS Monthly Dinner Meeting                                   "National Geothermal Assessment"
              (NPS)                                6:30 pm; Austin's Restaurant                                 Speaker: Colin Williams, USGS, Menlo Park
                                                   Reno NV
11/7          Houston Geological Society (HGS) 4th International Symposium                                      "Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequenses"
                                                                                                                http://www.hgs.org/en/cev/1058
11/9 - 11/10    Society of Petroleum Engineers    Caspian Carbonates Technology                                 http://www.spe.org/events/09aaty/documents/09AATY_brochure.pdf
                (SPE)                             Renaissance Atyrau Hotel
                                                  15 B, Satpaeva Street, Mosque District
                                                  Atyrau, 060011 Kazakhstan
11/10           Bureau of Economic Geology        BEG/PTTC Core Workshop                                        Production Trends in the Atoka Series and Mid-Pennsylvanian Cleveland and
                (BEG)/Petroleum Technology        Ellison Miles Geotechnology Institute                         Marmaton Formations, Western Anadarko Basin
                Transfer Council (PTTC)           3939 Valley View Ln                                           Speaker: David Carr, Bill Ambrose, Tucker Hentz, Eric Potter, Geologists Bureau of
                                                  Farmers Branch, TX                                            Economic Geology
                                                                                                                http://www.hgs.org/en/cev/1055
11/10 - 11/11   Society of Petroleum Engineers    History Matching: Improving Reservoir Management              http://www.spe.org/events/09aga2/documents/09aga2_Brochure.pdf
                (SPE)                             San Luis Resort and Conference Center
                                                  Galveston, TX
11/10 - 11/12   PennWell Corp.                    Deepwater Operations Conference and Exhibition                http://www.deepwateroperations.com/index.html
                                                  Moody Gardens Hotel and Convention Center
                                                  Galveston, Texas
11/12           Canadian Society of Petroleum      Technical Luncheon                                            "The Structural, Thermal, and Fluid Evolution of the Livingstone Range Anticlinorium,
                Geologists (CSPG)                  11:30 am; Telus Convention Center                             and its Regional Significance to the Southern Alberta Foreland Thrust and Fold Belt"
                                                   Calgary, Alberta                                              Speaker: Michael A. Cooley, Consultant

11/12 - 11/14   Society for Sedimentary Geology    Application of Seismic Geomorphology Principles to            Case studies from seafloor and sub-seafloor analogues
                (SEMP)                             Continental Slope and Base of Slope Systems                   http://www.hgs.org/en/cev/1024
                                                   Houston Westchase Hilton
                                                   9999 Westheimer Rd
                                                   Houston TX 77042 USA
11/15 - 11/18   Society of Petroleum Engineers     Safety and Security
                (SPE)                              Phuket, Thailand
11/16 - 11/18   Society of Petroleum Engineers     Deep Well Challenges                                          http://www.spe.org/events/09aale/documents/09AALE_brochure_29Jun09_FINAL.p
                (SPE)                              JW Marriott Hotel                                             df
                                                   Mirage City
                                                   Cairo, Egypt
11/17           Houston Geological Society (HGS)   HGS Northsiders Luncheon                                      "Quantitative Seismic Geomorphologic Analysis of Early Pliocene-Age Fans Outboard
                                                   11:30 am - 1 pm; Crowne Plaza Hotel - Greenspoint (formerly   of the Sigsbee Escarpment, Mad Dog Area, Northern Gulf of Mexico"
                                                   Sofitel)                                                      Speaker: Jessica Morgan, BEG
                                                   425 North Sam Houston Pkwy                                    http://www.hgs.org/en/cev/1068
                                                   Houston, TX
11/17 - 11/18   Society of Petroleum Engineers     Horizontal Well Stimulation                                   http://www.spe.org/events/09apit/
                (SPE)                              Hilton Pittsburgh
                                                   Pittsburgh, PA
11/17 - 11/19   Society of Petroleum Engineers     Improving Oil Recovery Through Better Water Management        http://www.spe.org/events/09ams3/
                (SPE)                              Na Filippovskom Conference Hall
                                                   Moscow, Russia

11/24 - 11/27   Society of Petroleum Engineers     Artificial Lift: Reality and Possibilities                    http://www.spe.org/events/09aahm/
                (SPE)                              Ahmedabad, India
December 2009
TBA           Nevada Petroleum Society             NPS Christmas Party                                           TBA
              (NPS)
12/6 - 12/10  Society of Petroleum Engineers      Nanotechnology in the Oil and Gas Industry - An Evolution or   http://www.spe.org/events/09alan/documents/09ALAN_Brochure16July.pdf
              (SPE)                               Revolution?
                                                  The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa
                                                  Langkawi, Malaysia
12/7 - 12/9     Society of Petroleum Engineers    Offshore Production Facilities
                (SPE)                             Langkawi, Malaysia
12/7 - 12/9     Qatar Petroleum                   International Petroleum Technology Conference                  http://iptcnet.org/2009
                                                  Sheraton Doha Resort and Convention Hotel
                                                  Doha, Qatar
12/8            American Association of Petroleum 2008 Bill Hailey Memorial Short Course                         "Integrated Approaches to Modeling Late Paleozoic Petroleum Reservoirs
                Geologists (AAPG)                 Hardin-Simmons University                                      in the Greater Mid-Continent"
                                                  Johnson Building                                               Speaker: Dr. Lynn Watney
                                                  Ambler & Cedar Streets
                                                  Abilene, Texas
12/9            American Association of Petroleum 2008 Bill Hailey Memorial Short Course                            "Integrated Approaches to Modeling Late Paleozoic Petroleum Reservoirs
                Geologists (AAPG)                 Auditorium, Brown-Lupton University Union                         in the Greater Mid-Continent"
                                                  Texas Christian University                                        Speaker: Dr. Lynn Watney
                                                  Ft. Worth, Texas
12/13 - 12/15   Society of Petroleum Engineers    Delivering Projects at a Time of Uncertainty: Seizing the Right   http://www.spe.org/events/09aad7/documents/09AAD7_Brochure6Sep09.pdf
                (SPE)                             Opportunities
                                                  The Petroleum Institute
                                                  Abu Dhabi, UAE
12/15           Houston Geological Society (HGS) HGS Northsiders Luncheon                                           http://www.hgs.org/en/cev/r/dt/67
                                                  11:30 am - 1 pm; Crowne Plaza Hotel - Greenspoint (formerly
                                                  Sofitel)
                                                  425 North Sam Houston Pkwy
                                                  Houston TX 77060 USA
January 2010
1/7             Nevada Petroleum Society           NPS Monthly Dinner Meeting                                       "NV Energy's Renewable Energy Program"
                (NPS)                              6:30 pm; Austin's Restaurant                                     Speaker: Tom Fair, NV Energy, Las Vegas
                                                   Reno NV
1/17 - 1/20     Society of Petroleum Engineers     Integrated Reservoir Management
                (SPE)                              Langkawi, Malaysia
1/19            Houston Geological Society (HGS)   HGS Northsiders Luncheon                                         http://www.hgs.org/en/cev/r/dt/68
                                                   11:30 am - 1 pm; Crowne Plaza Hotel - Greenspoint (formerly
                                                   Sofitel)
                                                   425 North Sam Houston Pkwy
                                                   Houston TX 77060 USA
1/24 - 1/26     Society of Petroleum Engineers     Deep Gas Conference and Exhibition                               http://www.spe.org/events/dgas/
                (SPE)                              Gulf Hotel
                                                   Manama, Bahrain
1/24 - 1/27     Society of Petroleum Engineers     Flow Assurance and Multiphase Technology
                (SPE)                              Nanjing, China
1/26 - 1/28     Society of Petroleum Engineers     Sustaining Business Excellence and Process Safety through        http://www.spe.org/events/10aabd/documents/10AABD_Brochure12AUG09Final.pd
                (SPE)                              Effective Facilities Integrity Management                        f
                                                   Park Rotana Hotel
                                                   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
February 2010
2/1 - 2/3     Society of Petroleum Engineers          Fractured Reservoirs Development: Challenges and              http://www.spe.org/events/10akuw/index.html
              (SPE)                                   Opportunities
                                                      Kuwait City, Kuwait
2/2             Houston Geological Society (HGS) HGS CE Class                                                       Risk and Uncertainty Analysis for Unconventional Plays
                                                      Houston Research Center                                       Speaker: Gary P. Citron, PhD, Managing Partner Rose & Associates, LLP
                                                      11611 West Little York Road                                   http://www.hgs.org/en/cev/1052
                                                      Houston Texas 77041 USA
2/2 - 2/4       International Association of Drilling IADC/SPE Drilling Conference and Exhibition
                Contractors (IADC)/Society of         New Orleans, LA
                Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
2/2 - 2/4     PennWell Corp.                     Deep Offshore Technology International Conference &            http://www.dotinternational.net/index.html
                                                 Exhibition 2010
                                                 George R. Brown Convention Center
                                                 Houston, Texas USA
2/4           Nevada Petroleum Society           NPS Monthly Dinner Meeting                                     "Penn-Perm Stratigraphic/Tectonics"
              (NPS)                              6:30 pm; Austin's Restaurant                                   Speakers: Pat Cashman/Jim Trexler, Geological Sciences, UNR Reno, NV
                                                 Reno NV
2/8 - 2/9     Houston Geological Society         3rd Annual HGS/AAPG EMD Mudstones Conference                   Gulf Region Mudstones as Unconventional Shale Gas/Oil Reservoirs
              (HGS)/American Association of      Hilton Houston North - To be confirmed - do not book           Speaker: Multiple from Industry, Government and University, Subject Matter Experts
              Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)        12400 Greenspoint Drive                                        Unconventional Reservoir Characterization
                                                 Houston TX 77060                                               http://www.hgs.org/en/cev/1056
2/10 - 2/12   Society of Petroleum Engineers     SPE International Symposium and Exhibition                     "Formation Damage Control"
              (SPE)                              Lafayette, LA
2/14 - 2/16   Society of Petroleum Engineers     SPE North Africa Technical Conference and Exhibition
              (SPE)                              Cairo, Egypt
2/16          Houston Geological Society (HGS)   HGS Northsiders Luncheon                                       http://www.hgs.org/en/cev/r/dt/69
                                                 11:30 am - 1 pm; Crowne Plaza Hotel - Greenspoint (formerly
                                                 Sofitel)
                                                 425 North Sam Houston Pkwy
                                                 Houston TX 77060 USA
                                                 Phone: (281) 445-9000
                                                 Fax: (281) 445-9826
2/21 - 2/23   Society of Petroleum Engineers     Best Practices and Challenges in the Development of Sour Gas   http://www.spe.org/events/09aad6/
              (SPE)                              Fields
                                                 The Petroleum Institute Abu Dhabi, UAE
March 2010
3/1 - 3/4     Society of Petroleum Engineers     Effective Circulating Density Management
              (SPE)                              Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
3/1 - 3/4     Society of Petroleum Engineers     Heavy Oil
              (SPE)                              Guilin, China
3/4           Nevada Petroleum Society           NPS Monthly Dinner Meeting                                     "Cost/Benefits Between Conventional and Alternative Energy Resources"
              (NPS)                              6:30 pm; Austin's Restaurant                                   Speaker: Dean Malouta, Shell Oil
                                                 Reno NV
3/7 - 3/10    Society of Petroleum Engineers     Revitalizing Mature Assets through Innovative & Cost
              (SPE)                              Effective Technology Solutions
                                                 Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
3/8 - 3/9     Society of Petroleum Engineers     SPE Hydrocarbon Economics and Evaluation Symposium
              (SPE)                              Dallas, TX
3/14 - 3/17   Society of Petroleum Engineers     Challenges in Developing and Operating High CO2 Content        http://www.spe.org/events/09agui/
              (SPE)                              Fields
                                                 Guangzhou, China
3/16          Houston Geological Society (HGS)   HGS Northsiders Luncheon                                       http://www.hgs.org/en/cev/r/dt/70
                                                 11:30 am - 1 pm; Crowne Plaza Hotel - Greenspoint (formerly
                                                 Sofitel)
                                                 425 North Sam Houston Pkwy
                                                 Houston TX 77060 USA
3/21 - 3/24   Society of Petroleum Engineers     High Rate Gas                                                  http://www.spe.org/events/10aper/
              (SPE)                              Perth, Australia
3/22 - 3/24   Society of Petroleum Engineers    Commissioning of Surface Facilities                           http://www.spe.org/events/10adoh/documents/10ADOH_Brochure7Sep09.pdf
              (SPE)                             Four Seasons Hotel
                                                Doha, Qatar
3/23 - 3/24   Society of Petroleum Engineers    Sand Control
              (SPE)                             San Antonio, Texas, USA
3/23 - 3/25   Society of Petroleum Engineers    Intelligent Energy Conference and Exhibition
              (SPE)                             Utrecht, The Netherlands
3/24 - 3/25   Society of Petroleum Engineers    SPE/ICoTA Coiled Tubing and Well Intervention Conference
              (SPE)/The Intervention & Coiled   and Exhibition
              Tubing Association (ICoTA)        The Woodlands, TX

3/25 - 3/28   Society of Petroleum Engineers    New Market for Application of Hydraulic Fracturing
              (SPE)                             Bali, Indonesia
3/28 - 3/31   Society of Petroleum Engineers    Sour Gas
              (SPE)                             Xian, China
3/29 - 3/31   Society of Petroleum Engineers    Managing Scale and Asphaltene
              (SPE)                             Abu Dhabi, UAE
April 2010
4/1           Nevada Petroleum Society          NPS Monthly Dinner Meeting                                    Speaker: Student Night, TBA
              (NPS)                             6:30 pm; Austin's Restaurant
                                                Reno NV
4/12 - 4/14   Society of Petroleum Engineers    SPE International Conference                                  "Health, Safety, and Environment in Oil and Gas Exploration and Production"
              (SPE)                             Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
4/18 - 4/21   Society of Petroleum Engineers    SPE EOR Conference at Oil & Gas West Asia (OGWA)              www.ogwaexpo.com
              (SPE)                             Muscat, Oman
4/19 - 4/22   Society of Petroleum Engineers    The Upstream Lab - A Valuable Hard Data Hub
              (SPE)                             Parndof, Austria
4/26 - 4/28   Society of Petroleum Engineers    SPE Improved Oil Recovery Symposium
              (SPE)                             Tulsa, OK
4/26 - 4/28   Society of Petroleum Engineers    Advances in Drilling Technology and Performance: Drilling the
              (SPE)                             Limit
                                                Abu Dhabi, UAE
4/27 - 4/29   Society of Petroleum Engineers    Tight Gas Completions: Technology Applications and Best
              (SPE)                             Practices
                                                Denver, Colorado, USA
May 2010
5/3 - 5/6     Society of Petroleum Engineers    Offshore Technology Conference
              (SPE)                             Houston, TX
5/6           Nevada Petroleum Society          NPS Monthly Dinner Meeting                                    "Ely - Bird Spring Basin"
              (NPS)                             6:30 pm; Austin's Restaurant                                  Speaker: Dan Sturmer, UNR Reno, NV
                                                Reno NV
5/17 - 5/20   Society of Petroleum Engineers    Unconventional Gas Production
              (SPE)                             Krakow, Poland
June 2010
6/2 - 6/4     Society of Petroleum Engineers    Carbon Capture and Storage
              (SPE)                             Leoben, Austria
6/13 - 6/16     Society of Petroleum Engineers     Nanotechnology: Exploring Practical Solutions for 21st   http://www.spe.org/events/09asha/
                (SPE)                              Century Upstream E&P Challenges
                                                   Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt
6/13 - 6/21     Houston Geological Society (HGS)   Field Trip                                               Geology of the Grand Canyon Field Trip
                                                                                                            http://www.hgs.org/en/cev/1057
July 2010

August 2010

September 2010
9/14 - 9/16   Society of Petroleum Engineers       Subsea Processing
              (SPE)                                Oslo, Norway
9/19 - 9/22   Society of Petroleum Engineers       SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition
              (SPE)                                Florence, Italy
9/27 - 9/29   Society of Petroleum Engineers       Carbon Capture Injection and Storage - CO2 EOR
              (SPE)                                Abu Dhabi, UAE
October 2010
10/10 - 10/12 Gulf Coast Association of            GCAGS Annual Convention                                  "Weathering the Cycles"
              Geological Societies (GCAGS)         San Antonio, TX
10/11 - 10/13 Society of Petroleum Engineers       Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition
              (SPE)                                Brisbane, Australia
10/18 - 10/20 Society of Petroleum Engineers       Heavy Oil
              (SPE)                                Kuwait City, Kuwait
November 2010

December 2010
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