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Opportunities for students interested in energy-focused research on sedimentary basins and petroleum systems

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BPSM is a recognized center of excellence for training and research in the geohistories of sedimentary basins and petroleum systems. The main goal of BPSM is to train the next generation of geoscientists in the latest geochemical, visualization, and quantitative numerical modeling technologies. BPSM was started in 2008 by a group of experienced geoscientists who recognized the growing demand by industry, the service sector, and academia for graduates with expertise in this field. The program is based on a comprehensive curriculum designed to enrich the academic experience of our students.

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Feb 25, 2015

BPSM Annual Meeting Nov 3-5, 2015

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Icebreaker, Tues, Nov. 3, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Oral Sessions, Wed., Nov 4, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Stanf

Dec 05, 2014

The ‘Great Integrator’ in Petroleum Exploration

Summary: The discovery and exploitation of oil and gas in unconventional reservoirs has been called a revolution for the

Aug 13, 2014

Meetings: 2013-2014

BPSM students and researchers have attended numerous meetings and trainings in 2013 and 2014:
--Allegra Hosford Scheirer gave an invited talk at th

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