April 6-9 | AAPG Annual Convention & Exhibition - Houston

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As a preeminent international geological organization, the American Association of Petroleum Geologists(AAPG) is uniquely positioned to attract a focused audience of geosciences professionals. The technical program at ACE attracts industry leaders worldwide for its well-regarded oral and poster presentations. AAPG has more than 34,000 members ranging from geologists and company leaders to students and young professionals.

 

Attending the talks?

Ingrain's Joel Walls will be presenting "Comparison of Reservoir Quality from La Luna, Gacheta and Eagle Ford Shale Formations" on Monday, April 7th at 1:40 pm. To download a copy of the abstract, please click here.

Session information:

ACE 01. Theme 1: Reservoir Description and Outcrop Analogs (AAPG)
Session Chair(s): Sergey Ishutov (Iowa State University of Science and Technology), Keyu Liu (CSIRO) and Ellie Chuparova (Hess)
1:15 PM - 5:05 PM; Room 361

 

Visit Ingrain at booth #1557!

Ingrain representatives will be giving short presentations during session breaks on Monday & Tuesday. Stop by to learn more!

9:40am
Cuttings: Critical Insights without Core

3:00pm
Optimized Shale Characterization

 

For more information about AAPG 2014, please click here.

 

 

Speaker: Joel Walls
Speaker Joel Walls
Dr. Joel Walls is a geophysicist and entrepreneur with extensive experience in the research, development, launch, and sale of advanced technology products and services for oil and gas exploration and production. While completing his doctoral work for Dr. Amos Nur in the Stanford Rock Physics Project in 1982, he co-founded ...

Dr. Joel Walls is a geophysicist and entrepreneur with extensive experience in the research, development, launch, and sale of advanced technology products and services for oil and gas exploration and production. While completing his doctoral work for Dr. Amos Nur in the Stanford Rock Physics Project in 1982, he co-founded Petrophysical Services Inc., which was acquired by Litton Core Laboratories in 1984. He served as Director of the Dallas Advanced Technology Center for Core Lab until 1990 when he formed the software company PetroSoft Inc., in San Jose, CA. PetroSoft merged with two other software companies to form Rock Solid Images (RSI) in 1998. He served in several executive positions, including VP of Business Development and VP of Technology. RSI was acquired by Offshore Hydrocarbon Mapping (OHM) in 2007.He then served as VP, Chief Petrophysicist, and Shale Venture Leader for Object Reservoir from 2008 to 2010.Dr. Walls joined Ingrain in 2010 as Director, Technical Resources for Unconventional Reservoirs with responsibility for developing and commercializing services focused on shale and other unconventional reservoirs.

Joel was a co-founder and the first president of the Society of Core Analysts, and is also a member of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG), Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), and Society of Petrophysicists & Well Log Analysts (SPWLA). He is the author of many publications in various geophysical and petrophysical journals, and holds a U.S. patent in the field of seismic reservoir characterization.

Dr. Walls holds an M.S. and Ph.D. in geophysics from Stanford University, and a B.S. in physics from Texas A&M University, Commerce.

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Organizer AAPG
Since its founding in 1917, the American Association of Petroleum Geologists has been a pillar of the world-wide scientific community. The original purpose of AAPG, to foster scientific research, to advance the science of geology, to promote technology, and to inspire high professional conduct, still guides the Association today. Currently ...

Since its founding in 1917, the American Association of Petroleum Geologists has been a pillar of the world-wide scientific community. The original purpose of AAPG, to foster scientific research, to advance the science of geology, to promote technology, and to inspire high professional conduct, still guides the Association today. Currently the world's largest professional geological society with over 30,000 members, AAPG provides publications, conferences, and educational opportunities to geoscientists and disseminates the most current geological information available to the general public. AAPG supports a code of ethics for professional geologists to assure employers and clients of the integrity of its members. The Association is guided by officers and a House of Delegates elected annually. The organization's programs are administered by an Executive Director and staff located in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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When?

Sun, Apr. 6 - Wed, Apr. 9, 2014
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central

Where?

George R Brown Convention Center
1001 Avenida de las Americas
Houston, TX 77010