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BPSM students Laura Dafov and Zack Burton recently won the Global Energy Forum Video Competition sponsored by Stanford’s Precourt Institute for Energy.Their prize is an all-expenses paid trip to th

Laura Dafov and Zachary Burton, PhD students in Stanford’s Basin and Petroleum System Modeling Program, submitted a 2-minute video...

The conference took place at Stanford's 1200-acre natural area, the Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve. 

Inessa Yurchenko presenting her research on molecular geochemistry of the Shublik Formation (Alaska North Slope) at the Goldschmidt Conference in Yokohama, Japan in June.

Graduate student Will Thompson-Butler and Allegra Hosford Scheirer traveled to Bucaramanga and Bogotá in Colombia to visit scientists at Ecopetrol.

Several BPSM scientists traveled to Calgary to attend the AAPG ACE, 2016.

Dr. Kenneth Peters is the winner of the 2016 Alfred Wegener Award from the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE). Listen to his acceptance speech in full article.
The entire BPSM staff attended the AAPG Hedberg Conference on the "Future of Basin and Petroleum Systems Modeling."
BPSM Principal Scientists Ken Peters and Bjorn Wygrala will teach a pre-conference course in “Geochemistry and Modeling of Unconventional Petroleum Systems” at the AAPG ICE in Melbourne, Australi
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The discovery and exploitation of oil and gas in unconventional reservoirs has been called a revolution for the energy industry.

A highlight of the Winter Quarter (January-March, 2014) was the inaugural teaching of Quantitative Methods in Basin and Petroleum System Modeling as a full-fledged course; a pilot course of 6 lectu

BPSM Principal Scientist Allegra Hosford Scheirer was invited to sit on the Steering Committee of the recently funded Research Coordination Network "Internet of Samples in the Earth Sciences."

BPSM students & scientists took advantage of the opportunity to attend numerous short courses during the year.

Several students attended the KFUPM-Stanford field trip in El Paso, TX in March 2014 with Stanford Professor and organizer Don Lowe.

This is a busy summer for BPSM graduate students. Tess Menotti and Blair Burgreen successfully defended their PhD theses on August 8, 2014! Congratulations!