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Welcome to the DWLS website! Here you'll find the current
(and past) newsletters for the chapter, as well as information
on our activities. Please feel free to use the contact links in
the menu above if you have questions about the chapter.
SAVE THE DATE
Our summer social will be a picnic lunch on Saturday, June 6, 2015. Details to come.
If you do any log interpretation at all, you need to check
out the Historical Chart Books on
that has been made available by the DWLS. Special thanks to Bob
Cluff for making this possible.
Another valuable resource, made available by the Phil Nelson
of the USGS, is
A Catalog of
Porosity and Permeability from Core Plugs in Siliciclastic Rocks.
New! Even better, we have some
other goodies for sale.
The next lunch meeting will be 11:30 am on Tuesday,
May 19, 2015 at The Wynkoop. To
make your reservations for the social luncheon, please use
our PayPal page, no later than
noon on the Thursday prior.
Presentation: Understanding the Changes in Source Rock Properties with Increasing Thermal Maturity
Abstract: Understanding the changes in source rock properties with increasing
thermal maturity is difficult through the sole study of naturally matured subsurface samples.
This is a result of natural lateral changes in original lithologies (mineralogy and textures)
and organic matter (type and amounts) through a natural maturity sequence in a sedimentary ...
Speaker: Bill Woodruff, Independent
About the monthly meetings.
Our Next Generation
Since the DWLS does not officially have a Young Members contingent, the DWLS board has decided to
support the efforts of the Next Generation of Oil and Gas Professionals (NGOGP). NGOGP is “a collaboration
of young professionals in the oil and gas industry, including geologists, geophysicists, engineers, landmen,
and accountants. We are an extension of each professional group – RMAG, DGS, SPE, DAPL, DWLS and COPAS –
coming together to facilitate interdisciplinary outreach and networking. Through a series of sponsored
events, we hope to engage and recruit an active core of young professionals who will become the next
generation of leaders in our organizations.“
Please consider Sponsoring the NGOGP, as this society is solely able to function based on donations.
For more information on NGOGP please visit
their website or you can contact
Stefani Brakenhoff your
DWLS representative on the NGOGP board with any questions or to get on the mailing list.
Membership (or just your memory) lapsed? Go to our
page and pay for your annual membership dues. Even
better, select the Lifetime option to eliminate the worries
entirely. While you're there, you can also make a
reservation for the next luncheon.