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Allegra Hosford Scheirer was one of 16 worldwide finalists for the 2013 International Data Rescue Award in the Geosciences, organized by IEDA and Elsevier Research Data Services.

Save the date! The BPSM Industrial Affiliates Meeting is scheduled for November 12 (evening Icebreaker), November 13 (oral session) and 14 (field trip), 2013 in beautiful Santa Barbara, CA.

Graduate student Danica Dralus successfully completed her PhD thesis “Chemical interactions between silicates and their pore fluids: How they affect rock physics properties from atomic to reservoir scales” and joins the BPSM group full-time as its first Postdoctoral Scholar.

Tess Menotti has been busy in the spring of her 4th year at Stanford. She led an excellent one-day field trip to the Salinas Basin as part of the Pacific Section AAPG/SPE meeting on April 25, 2013.

Blair Burgreen attended a weeklong field school led by ExxonMobil in the spring of 2013.

BPSM students and researchers have attended numerous meetings in 2013. Tess Menotti presented a poster at the Pacific Section AAPG annual meeting in Monterey, CA.

At the 2013 AAPG National Convention, Ken Peters received the Honorary Member Award, AAPG’s third highest honor, for his distinguished scientific career

BPSM graduate students are enjoying summer internships at the following locations this summer: Chevron ETC (Houston), Aera (Bakersfield), Shell (New Orleans), EOG (Denver), and Saudi Aramco.

BPSM students have been busy! BPSM Principal Scientists Ken Peters and Allegra Hosford Scheirer taught the program’s core course, Basin and Petroleum System Modeling, during the Winter Quarter of 2013.

Ken has been very busy in 2013, with a business and training schedule that included Villahermosa, Monterey, Houston, Pittsburg, Madrid, Aachen, Aberdeen, Cartagena, Tenerife, Dharhran, Tyumen, and

The fifth annual Stanford University Basin and Petroleum System Modeling Industrial Affiliates Conference is scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, November 28 and 29, 2012.

Tess Menotti, 4th year graduate student, is leading the Pacific Section SEPM Fall Field trip on October 20-21, 2012 to the Salinas Basin of California.

BPSM scientists have been busy presenting their research at national and international meetings in 2012.

Ken Peters has been selected by the AAPG Executive Committee to receive the 2013 Honorary Member Award, the third most distinguished award given by the Association.

Congratulations to Tess Menotti whose abstract was selected as the winner of the Schlumberger Student Competition.