Petroleum Geologists Distinguished Ethic Lecture

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Allen Chapman Activity Center, Chouteau Room

The University of Tulsa Department of Geosciences and the Tulsa Geological Society Foundation will host geologist Donald Clarke for the American Association of Petroleum Geologists Distinguished Ethic Lecture.

The event is free and open to the public.

Clarke’s presentation, “Hydraulic Fracturing and Earthquakes: Ethically, how do we move forward and do the right thing?” will address the induced seismicity of American energy technologies as related to hazards, risks, government roles and responsibilities, and proposed research needs.

Clarke teaches petroleum geology at the University of Southern California and serves as a consulting geologist for several California petroleum companies and cities. He is a long-time member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and has served the organization in many leadership roles. Clarke has published three geological guidebooks, more than 60 papers and abstracts, and has been featured on national television including the Discovery Channel and National Geographic. His main areas of research are Los Angeles basin geology and computer mapping techniques. 

Bryan Tapp