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April 2016 Meeting

Presentation A tale of earthquakes past and yet to come: A cautionary account of New Madrid faulting from the Mississippi River John M. Holbrook, AAPG DL, Texas Christian University Where:                        IOGA Bldg iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii824 E. IL Hwy 15, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864 When:                         Tuesday April 26, 2016 Time:                            5:00pm social, 6:00pm dinner, 6:30pm lecture Cost:                            $25 per person for dinner and presentation Reservations:           Space is limited. First come, first serve basis. iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiRSVP by April 22 to Donna Caraway Willette at dcwillet@illinois.edu   Abstract: The New Madid seismic zone (NMSZ) is the second highest risk area for earthquake hazard in the United States. Its fame arises from a cluster of at...

April 2016 Meeting
posted on: Apr 14, 2016 | author: ISGS Students

March 2016 Meeting

IGS and SPE Joint Meeting Notice Waterfloods: The Good and the Bad Local Area Industry Experts   Where:                        Hogg Heaven Party Room – Located in building behind the restaurant iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii411 W 9th St, Mt Carmel, IL 62863 When:                         Tuesday March 22, 2016 Time:                            5:30 pm to 9:00 pm Cost:                            $25 per Person Reservations:           Donna Caraway Willette at dcwillet@illinois.edu                                          Ryan Mitchell at 618-382-2343 or ryan@mitchell-drilling.com iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiRoy Parcell at 316-1068 or roy.parcell@countrymark.com                                          by 5:00 pm Monday March 21st, 2016   Abstract: With current pricing environment, drilling is not a standalone option to maintain production growth.  Local industry professionals Michael Payne...

March 2016 Meeting
posted on: Mar 17, 2016 | author: ISGS Students

IGS Shirts

Hello Everyone, for this year, we have decided to offer official IGS polo shirts to raise awareness for the club. The polos will be Navy blue cotton with the IGS logo embroidered on the left chest. You can see the style of shirts here: Men’s style (see link below)   Sizes:  S, M, L, XL, 2XL – 5XL https://www.ssactivewear.com/ShopNow/Item.aspx?ID=245&ColorStyleID=0   Women’s style (see link below)           Sizes:  S, M, L, XL, 2XL        https://www.ssactivewear.com/ShopNow/Item.aspx?ID=865&ColorID=0   The cost will be $25/shirt.  We had one set of shirts made already and have had a couple inquiries from other people. We need to order at least 15 shirts in order to keep the costs down, so if you are interested, let one of the...

IGS Shirts
posted on: Aug 13, 2015 | author: Anna

Welcome to IGS

Welcome to the webpage for the Illinois Geological Society (IGS)! The IGS was founded in 1937 and is an affiliated society of the American Association of Petroleum Geologist serving all professional geologists working in the Illinois Basin. We are a non-profit, scientific organization that hosts monthly seminars related geologic topics. Meetings are held between the months from September to May (except December). Seminars are usually related to hydrocarbon exploration but also include general geologic topics. In addition, the IGS organizes field trips and workshops, co-hosts conferences, and awards scholarships to students studying geology. If you are interested in joining the IGS, please check out the Membership page or attend the next meeting. We look forward to meeting...

Welcome to IGS
posted on: Dec 22, 2014 | author: Anna

History of IGS

The Illinois Geological Society was conceived in the latter part of 1937. At that time a small group of geologist banded together to form a society which would provide a forum for new ideas and social contact. In February, 1938, a general meeting of geologists in the Illinois basin was called to organize the new Society. A committee of three men – C.J. Hares, Verner Jones and J. R. McGehee – initiated the drafting of the constitution for the new Society. The first officers of the Society, duly elected and installed in 1938, were Lynn K. Lee, President; Verner Jones, Vice President; and J. R. McGehee, Secretary and Treasurer. The Illinois Geological Society became affiliated with the American...

History of IGS
posted on: Jul 23, 2012 | author: Anna