Petrolia Pioneers Society
Awarded Honourable Mention for "Best International Student Chapter" by AAPG at ACE 2016
Voted AAPG Canada Region's "Best Canadian Student Chapter" 2014/15
GeoConvention 2016A CSPG, CSEG, and CWLS Event (Calgary)March 7th, 2016http://geoconvention.com/
AAPG Annual Convention & Exhibition 2016An AAPG, SEPM, and CSPG Event (Calgary)June 19th, 2016http://ace.aapg.org/2016
Please join us on Monday, April 4th (from 6-8pm) for our year-end Trivia event at the Grad Club! Beverages will be provided and Grad Club gift cards will be up for grabs!
Grants provide financial assistance to graduate students currently enrolled in a Masters or Ph.D program. Candidate’s thesis research must have “application to the search for and development of petroleum and energy-mineral resources”, and/or to related environmental geology issues. Grants range in value from $500 to $3,000. Please click here for the application.
Application Deadline: 11:59pm PST on Monday, February 15, 2016.
Our display case in the department is finally finished! Come take a look if you are headed to the main floor washrooms, class, the outcrop room, or if you feel like a walk down the hall. It’s got models of some of the infrastructure for oil and gas, info about the Oil Museum, info about the club, a list of our executive officers, and our email and website.
This Thursday (October 22nd) Western will be hosting AAPG Visiting Geoscientist, Peter Putnam (full bio: http://www.aapg.org/career/training/in-person/visiting-geoscientist/details/articleid/16875/peter-putnam).
Peter will be giving us a talk entitled “The importance of field work and rock work in developing Canada’s bitumen reservoirs” – a topic which I think most of us can relate to, or we wouldn’t have all those fun field photos and stories when we come back from the summer.
Join us from 1:30-2:20 on Thursday in BGS 1069.
All are welcome.
Coffee and donuts will be provided.
Peter said he can probably stick around after his talk, so for anyone who is interested, we will be going over to the grad club post-lecture.
See you there 🙂
Just a friendly reminder to join/renew your AAPG and CSPG memberships. These memberships are free for students. They give students access to publications from the societies and are also a great way to show others that you have a serious interest in geology. What have you got to lose?
Check out these instructions to help get yourself registered (if it asks you for payment, you aren’t doing it correctly). Need help? Just give us a shout.