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Annual Sheriff Lecture 2015

Annual Sheriff Lecture

November 16th, 2015

Hilton Westchase (Google Map Link)
9999 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77042


Speaker: Kevin M. Bohacs, Sc.D., FGSA, FGS, FRGS

Lecture Title: Order from chaos-mudstones as hydrocarbon sources, reservoirs, and seals: their common characteristics and genetics, essential differences, and recognition criteria

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About the Speaker: 


Kevin M. Bohacs, Sc.D., FGSA, FGS, FRGS

Senior Research Scientist

ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company

Kevin M. Bohacs, Sc.D., FGSA, FGS, FRGS is a Senior Research Scientist at ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, Hydrocarbon Systems division, where he leads the application of sequence stratigraphy and sedimentology to mudstones from lacustrine and fluvial to deep marine environments. He earned a B.Sc. (Honors) in Geology from University of Connecticut and Sc.D. in Experimental Sedimentology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has written more than 101 scientific contributions on the stratigraphy and sedimentology of mudstone, hydrocarbon source rocks, and lake systems. He has received numerous best paper and career achievement awards and served as a distinguished lecturer for many societies around the world.