SIPES Quarterly Publication

November 2020 SIPES Quarterly – Download
Highlight – “Deciphering the Cleveland Sandstone Stratigraphy in Pawnee County, Oklahoma Finds Bypassed Production” (Part One of Two)
by Connor L. Cain – Master Thesis, Oklahoma State University

August 2020 SIPES Quarterly –Download
Highlight – Louisiana’s Oil and Gas Industry — The Missing Link in Coastal Sustainability by Chris McLindon, #2327 — McLindon Geosciences, LLC

May 2020 SIPES Quarterly – Download
Highlight – The History of SIPES – Part Two by Marc D. Maddox, #2777, Midland, TX

March 2020 SIPES Quarterly – Download

Highlight – The History of SIPES – Part One by Marc D. Maddox, #2777, Midland, Texas

November 2019 SIPES Quarterly – Download

Highlight – An Update of South Louisiana’s Deep Potential by G. King Munson, Jr., #3025, Island Energy LLC – Lafayette, Louisiana

August 2019 SIPES Quarterly – Download

Highlight — Climate Change: A Technical Perspective
by James D. Robertson, #2826, Salt Creek Petroleum LLC – Fort Worth, Texas

June 2019 SIPES Quarterly – Download

Highlight — How a Small Independent Found 200 Million Barrels of Oil at Shallow Depths in a Mature Basin:  Upper Cretaceous San Miguel Play Hugh Fitzsimmons Field, Maverick Basin, South Texas by Thad Bay, Endeavor Natural Gas, LP, Houston, Texas

March 2019 SIPES Quarterly – Download

Highlight — Historical Analysis of the Real Global Price of Oil by William D. DeMis, #3545, President, Rochelle Court, LLC, Houston, Texas

November 2018 SIPES Quarterly – Download

Highlight — A Test of the U.S. Dollar as World Reserve Currency, Sanctions on Iran by Donald P. Muth, #3083

August 2018 SIPES Quarterly – Download

Highlight — A Wild Goose Chase on the Texas Gulf Coast by Dennis A. Taylor, Metate Minerals, Ltd., Owner & President, Corpus Christi, Texas

June 2018 SIPES Quarterly – Download

Highlight — Oil on the Sea and Exploration: A History with Lessons by John L. Berry, #3326, Austin, Texas

March 2018 SIPES Quarterly – Download

Highlights — Data versus Hype: How Ten Cities Show Sea-Level Rise is a False Crisis by Dennis E. Hedke, Hedke-Saenger Geoscience, Ltd., Partner

November 2017 SIPES Quarterly – Download

Highlights — Rivers of Texas, A Geologist’s Overview by Thomas E. Ewing, #1610, Frontera Exploration Consultants, San Antonio, Texas

August 2017 SIPES Quarterly – Download

Highlights — Field Trip to the Oklahoma Arbuckle Mountains by Joel A. Alberts, SIPES Limited Member

May 2017 SIPES Quarterly – Download

Highlights — Cross-Discipline Communication: An Issue for Geoscientists by Tom Klekamp, #2823 & Art Johnson, #3153, New Orleans, Louisiana

February/March 2017 SIPES Quarterly – Download 

Highlights — Geology at the University of Louisiana: The Value to our Students of Interaction with the Petroleum Industry by Brian Lock, Professor Emeritus of Geology, School of Geosciences, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

November 2016 SIPES Quarterly – Download

Highlights — The SIPES Houston Chapter’s “Maps in Schools” Project by Jeff Lund, #3024

August/September 2016 SIPES Quarterly – Download

Highlights — Galapagos Islands, Ecuador: A Unique Environment by John E. Kimberly, #1430

May/June 2016 SIPES Quarterly – Download

Highlights — The Macondo Blowout: Six Years Later Edited by Robert C. Leibrock, #1673

February 2016 SIPES Quarterly – Download

Highlights — The Wichita Mountains: Insights into the Evolution of Southern Oklahoma by Jonathan D. Price, Chair & Prothro Distinguished Associate Professor of Geological Science, Kimbell School of Geosciences, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas

November 2015 SIPES Quarterly – Download

Highlights — Oil Fields in Railroad Valley Nevada — Part Two by Louis C. Bortz, #1698

August 2015 SIPES Quarterly – Download

Highlights — Oil Fields in Railroad Valley Nevada — Part One by Louis C. Bortz, #1698

May 2015 SIPES Quarterly – Download

Highlights — Global Warming Causes People by Randy Bissell, Geoscience Advisor, Headington Energy Partners

March 2015 SIPES Quarterly – Download

Highlights — Intellectual Capital Blog by Nicole Decker, Equity Sector Strategist, UBS Financial Services, Inc.

November 2014 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — A Most Creative Person: Jack G. Elam, #124 by Stewart Chuber, #221

August 2014 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Paleolithology of Cherokee Sands — Long Branch Field, Payne County, Oklahoma by Greg A. Riepl, #2322

May 2014 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Atchafalaya Bay Field — Raised from the Ashes by Carlo C. Christina

February 2014 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — National Energy Report by C. Al Taylor, Jr.

November 2013 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — AVO Analysis and Hydrocarbon Detection for the Independent Geologist by David B. Sturlese

August 2013 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Lies, Damn Lies and Electric Cars by Jory A. Pacht

May 2013 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — The Oil Finder’s Tool Box by Lee M. Petersen

February 2013 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Trends in 3D Seismic Activity in Western Kansas 1998-2011 by William A. Miller

November 2012 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Environmental Compliance in the Oil Patch by R. David Shiels

August 2012 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Hydrocarbon Seeps in the Gulf of Mexico and the Geological Factors Contributing to Sea Surface Oil Slick Formation by Margaret Dalthorp and Thomas H. Naehr

May 2012 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Reflections on the Art of Exploration by John A. Masters

February 2012 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Changing Public Perception of the Oil Industry by Donna F. Balin

November 2011 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Oil and Water Do Mix: Characterizing a Deep Acquifer Using Petroleum Industry Data by James Puckette and Todd Halihan

August 2011 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Recent Discoveries in South Louisiana Fields Rejuvenate Production by Louis E. Lemarié

May 2011 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Oil and Gas of Mexico by Donald P. McGookey

March 2011 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Whose Fault Is It? A Geologic Empire in the Central Gulf Coast by William R. Finley

November 2010 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Developing an Exploration Tool in a Mature Trend: A 3-D AVO Case Study in South Texas by Mark E. Gregg

August 2010 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Positive Attitudes and Responses: A Defensive Against Oilfield Gloom and Doom by Russ Hensley

May 2010 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — ClimateGate, Copenhagen, and the State of Climate Change 2010 by Robert M. Cluff

February 2010 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — The Haynesville Shale: What We Have Learned in the First Two Years by Richard K. Stoneburner

November 2009 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Wind Energy: It’s Up in the Air by Paul M. Strunk

August 2009 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Update on the Marcuss Play, Appalachian Basin, USA by Arthur J. Pyron

May 2009 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — A Geological Conservancy by Thomas E. Ewing

February 2009 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — The Oklahoma Oil Opportunity by Dan T. Boyd

November 2008 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Gas Hydrate — An Emerging Energy Resource by Art Johnson

August 2008 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Permian Basin: Why So Prolific? by Donald P. McGookey

May 2008 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Louisiana Unitization — A Primer by Travis A. Helms

February 2008 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Basement Tectonics and Origin of the Sabine Uplift by Richard L. Adams

November 2007 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Challenges of Urban Seismic by B. Wayne Hoskins

August 2007 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Geochemical Exploration: Sample Collection and Survey Design by Chuck K. Goudge

May 2007 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Sheep Mountain CO₂ Revisited by J. J. Renfro

February 2007 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — The Barnett Shale: Still the Hottest Natural Gas Play in the U.S. by David Pursell

November 2006 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Birth and Development of the SIPES Cornerstone Group by Patrick J. F. Gratton and Geology of Ellenburger and Fusselman Reservoirs, Midland Farms and Inez Fields, Andrews County, Texas by C. E. Mear, J. W. Becher, and C. K. Dufurrena

August 2006 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Production Trends in the Travis Peak of Panola and Rusk Counties, Texas, East Texas Basin by James R. Turner

May 2006 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Domestic Energy Sources as an Answer to Hubbert’s Curve Decline by Arthur J. Pyron

February 2006 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Plate Tectonics versus Expansion of the Planet by Perry O. Roehl

August/November 2005 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Where the Buffalo Roam by Michael N. Austin, #2366 and Michael A. Pollok, #2512

May 2005 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — A Brief Discussion of Coalbed Methane (CBM) in Louisiana by F. Clayton Breland, Jr.

February 2005 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — CO₂ Enhanced Oil Recovery: The Changing Landscape by L. Stephen Melzer

November 2004 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — History of Oil & Gas in Louisiana by Frank W. Harrison, Jr.

August 2004 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Geopressure — Relations to Lithology, Hydrocarbon Presence, and Reservoir Quality by Norman S. Neidell

May 2004 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Advance It Down the Fairway by Kevin Fisher

February 2004 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Why There Is So Much Gas in the Rockies & Where Future Supplies Will Be Found by Fred F. Meissner

November 2003 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Discovering a Supergiant Gas Field with Dry Holes by Jere B. Jay

August 2003 SIPES Newsletter – Download

Highlights — Review of the Tectonic History of the Lower Rio Grande Border Region, South Texas and Mexico, and Implications for Hydrocarbon Exploration by Thomas E. Ewing and High GOR Rod Pumped Wells by Wendy G. Storbeck