Fracture in Devonian Black Shale of the Appalachian Basin Workshop

 

January 8-9, 2008

Fracture in Devonian Black Shale of the Appalachian Basin Workshop

 2-day workshop

To be held on January 8-9, 2008 at the National Research Center for Coal & Energy on the Evansdale Campus of West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia.  RPSEA is co-hosting this event along with the PTTC Appalachian Region and the Appalachian Geological Society.

 

This workshop is designed to provide a technical understanding of fractures in Devonian rocks and an explanation for fracture generation during burial and tectonic deformation.  Ample time has been set aside for questions, exercises and to discuss issues with Devonian black shales.

 

Please see the preliminary agenda below and open the attachment for the registration form and additional information on the workshop, hotels and a map.  Please note that there is a charge for this workshop.  This cost covers the entire workshop, breakfasts, breaks and luncheons. You must use the attached registration form and return it with your payment by January 2, 2008

Speaker Professor Terry Engelder
Professor of Geoscience The Pennsylvania State University At PSU, Terry has taught all levels from general education classes for non-majors to equation-based graduate classes.  Terry has taught workshops on rock fracture in China, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Italy, Austria and the Czech Republic.  He is recognized as one of the world's ...

Professor of Geoscience
The Pennsylvania State University
At PSU, Terry has taught all levels from general education classes for non-majors to equation-based graduate classes.  Terry has taught workshops on rock fracture in China, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Italy, Austria and the Czech Republic.  He is recognized as one of the world's leading experts on fracture within petroleum systems.

Full Description
Organizer Douglas Patchen

When?

Tue, Jan. 8 - Wed, Jan. 9, 2008
8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Eastern

Where?

West Virginia University - National Research Center for Coal & Energy
Evansdale Campus
Morgantown, WV