Dr. Derek Sawyer led a field trip of SES students to the Guadalupe Mountains of west Texas and southern New Mexico during Spring Break March 11-16, 2019. The 6-day trip featured visits to classic locations of the Permian Reef Trail, Last Chance, Bone, Shumard, Slaughter, and Walnut Canyons, plus the Carlsbad Caverns and roadside stops at the Castille Evaporites and the Rader Slide.
The National Academy of Sciences Unconventional Hydrocarbon Roundtable will be holding a one-day workshop entitled Environmental Legacies and Produced Water Related to Oil and Gas Production on Thursday, November 15, just outside Pittsburgh.
Tom Darrah, CERTAIN Associate Director, presented with The Society for Organic Petrology’s Dalway Swaine Award for 2018
Tom Darrah’s paper entitled “The geochemistry of naturally occurring methane and saline groundwater in an area of unconventional shale gas development”, published in 2017 in Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol. 208, p. 302-334, was selected to be the winner of TSOP’s prestigious Dalway Swaine Award for 2018.