SIPES Luncheon ~
March 20, 2014
Houston Petroleum Club
Tad Smith will present:
We are very
sad to announce the passing of Daniel John Tearpock, Founder and
Chairman Emeritus of Subsurface Consultants and Associates. Dan was
a great man who made a huge impact on the world of Geology. He
will be dearly missed by all of his family, friends and associates.
"Practical Seismic Petrophysics:
The Effective Use of Log Data for Seismic Analysis"
Abstract & Bio
invite you all, Members and Guests, to join us at our next meeting for outstanding
education, networking and fun."
SIPES Monthly Luncheon ~
Thursday March 20, 2014 - Houston Petroleum
Club ~ Social 11:15 am Meeting 12:00 pm
One reason for the buzz at our
meetings is the fun, complimentary social
beforehand at 11:15 am. This is a
chance to chat up your friends, meet new ones, and catch up on what's happening in the oil patch.
Geophysical Insights is our February 2014 sponsor.
To sponsor a social hour contact
Davis at 713-659-8070
Join Us !!
SIPES is one of Houston's premier upstream energy
The Houston Chapter is the fastest
growing Chapter of the National SIPES
Organization. Please contact
Russel Hamman at 713-526-7417x117 for membership information.
MEMBERS IN THE NEWS
We are most pleased to announce that
Houston Member Ralph Daigle has been elected Chairman of the
National SIPES Organization. This is a great choice and we are
confident that Ralph will lead and grow SIPES into a bigger and better
Dr. Jory Pacht has been
named CEO of the newly formed Pintail Oil & Gas. Pintail has been
funded by Ridgemont Equity Partners and includes Jim Ivey (CFO) and William
Shook (COO). Their business plan includes acquiring, enhancing and
developing oil and gas properties in the onshore Gulf Coast.
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Our registration deadline is noon on the Tuesday before
each meeting - $30 for Members
and Affiliates and $35 for guests and non-members. An additional $5 will be
charged for late registration and walk-ins. Due to prior
commitment to the Petroleum Club
please know that you will be billed if you register and don't come or cancel before the deadline. Call,
fax, or e-mail your reservation to Mrs. B.K. Buongiorno at 5535 Memorial Drive, Suite F654, Houston, Texas 77007 (713-651-1639-tel
or 713-951-9659-fax). You can sign up by
email, subject to confirmation
by B.K., but payment is still required at the luncheon or by mail to
the address above. Thanks and we hope to see you there!
Forms and Referrals
SIPES has developed, in conjunction
with the DPA of AAPG, useful professional model contracts for
independent geoscientists. A Model Confidentiality Agreement form and a
Contract for Geoscience Services form are now available at no charge at
national web site
and are widely
used and accepted in the industry. SIPES membership also provides
exposure for your expertise and areas of experience as a geologist,
geophysicist or engineer. The National SIPES organization
maintains a referral list for distribution to companies, individuals and
Constitution, By-laws and Code of Ethics
can be downloaded here.
Photos below by Grant Fergeson: SIPES February 20th
meeting at the Petroleum Club
SIPES is a national organization with
chapters in Austin, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Denver, Fort Worth, Lafayette,
Midland, New Orleans, Oklahoma City and San Antonio. The Houston Chapter
is the largest. Part of the richness of SIPES is the networking and
communication that propagates between the chapters in these oil
communities. When you see the SIPES Certificate you can always be sure
that you are dealing with honest and reputable geoscience professionals.
Please visit our
for more details.
Deal Buyers List
Houston Chapter provides a Deal Buyers List for members and participants.
You can get it by email, in
printed form or download here
(password provided with C.A.) Please contact
B.K. Buongiorno at
713-651-1639. Please contact Committee Chairman Phil Martin with new
entries or updates.
The list is currently being updated and its value relies on your
input so thanks for your contribution.