August Short Course

Date: August 27, 2019
Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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707 17th St.
21st floor
Denver, CO 80202
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Practical Aspects of Petroleum Geochemistry for Conventional and Resource Plays

This one-day applied geochemistry course will cover source rock evaluation, crude oil geochemistry and correlation, natural gas geochemistry, and the application and integration of reservoir geochemistry. 

Course Details:

  • Presenters: Dr. John Curtis and Catherine Donohue, GeoMark Research 
  • Check-in starts at 8:00am
  • Light breakfast, coffee, snacks, and lunch provided
  • Day-of Event registrations are now available. You may register for this event at the door for an additional $25.00 ($275 for members, $300 for non-members). Payment for day of event registrations must be received at the door. Cash, credit cards or check accepted. Course materials will be available as a PDF Download. You will receive notification when available before the start of the course. Day of event registrants will be given a link to download the PDF. Please bring a device to download the PDF. Day-of-event registrations are non-transferable, and non-refundable.
  • Refunds for the August Short Course are only available until August 13, 2019. Refunds for all RMAG technical and social events, except luncheons, are only available up to two weeks before the event date. If you are unable to attend, your registration for all RMAG events are transferable. RMAG members may transfer their registration to another RMAG member, and non-members can transfer their registrations to whomever they wish. Should an RMAG member wish to transfer their registration to a non-member, the non-member would need to pay the balance between the member and non-member price.

About the Presenters

John B. Curtis has worked with GeoMark Research in various capacities since 1996. He is currently responsible for their U.S. and Canadian Rocky Mountain and SCOOP/STACK petroleum system/resource potential studies. He received an A.B. and M.Sc. in geology from Miami University and a Ph.D. in geology from The Ohio State University. He is a licensed Professional Geologist (Wyoming). John was a Minuteman Missile Launch Officer and Instructor Launch Officer in the United States Air Force from 1972-1975.

John is also Professor Emeritus of Geology and Geological Engineering and past Director, Potential Gas Agency at the Colorado School of Mines. While at Mines, he supervised graduate student research and taught petroleum geology, petroleum geochemistry and petroleum design. He had 15 years prior experience in the petroleum industry with Texaco, SAIC, Columbia Gas, and Brown & Ruth Laboratories/Baker-Hughes, prior to being with Mines from 1990 – 2016.

Catherine Donohue is a recent addition to the GeoMark Research team this past year.  Prior to accepting her new role as a Senior Geochemical Advisor, she served in corporate wide positions at MarathonOil, Apache Corporation and BHPBilliton as a geochemist/basin modeler.  She achieved a track record of data driven decision making and multi-disciplinary integration and now brings her applied focus to the interpreted products at GeoMark Research.  Originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, she completed her B.Sc. at the University of Michigan and her M.Sc. at Rice University.

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                            Thank you LMKR for hosting this RMAG Short Course!