Alright, all you skiers and curlers out there, this is your edition. Registration for the Doodlespiel and Ski Spree open soon, so mark your calendars! Ski season is approaching fast; here are some tips to get you prepared:

  1. Buy a pair of gloves and immediately throw one away.
  2. Clip a lift ticket to the zipper of your jacket and ride a motorcycle fast enough to make the ticket lacerate your face.
  3. Soak your gloves and store them in the freezer after every use
  4. Drive slowly for three hours – anywhere – as long as it’s in a snow storm and you are following an 18 wheeler.
  5. Find the nearest ice rink and walk across 20 times in your ski boots carrying 2 pairs of skis, accessory bag and poles. Pretend you are looking for your car, sporadically drop things.


Registration for the 38th Annual CSEG Doodlespiel is now open. Please visit the Doodlespiel website at www.doodlespiel. com for entry forms and additional details. This year’s event is being held in Lethbridge on January 22, 23 and 24, 2010. A block of hotel rooms has been reserved at the Lethbridge Lodge with discount rates for Doodlespiel curlers. Book early to ensure you get a room and be sure to mention you are with the Doodlespiel to receive the discount rate.

For those interested in sponsoring this year’s event sponsorship forms are also available on the Doodlespiel website. Adam Sly and Sterling Hansen are the 2010 sponsorship coordinators. Sponsorship is always welcome and it helps keep entry fees to a minimum.

Remember, this year’s event has been capped at 80 teams (down from 88 teams last year) so register early to make sure your team gets in.

CSEG Doodlespiel Committee 2010

2010 CSEG Family Ski Spree

The 2010 CSEG Family Ski Spree committee would like to invite you and your family to the 43rd Annual CSEG Family Ski Spree!

This years Ski Spree will take place: February 26 – February 28, 2010.

Registration will open: November 16, 2010 at 8:00 am

The CSEG Family Ski Spree is an extremely popular event, to ensure your placement please note the following:

Registration is on a first come first serve basis. Applications are only accepted when accompanied by full payment for registration. New this year: hotel reservations will be made by the committee, on your behalf. Please ensure you include your room reservation sheet with your application and registration payment.

Mark your calendars early – this is an event you won’t want to miss out on!

The 2010 CSEG Family Ski Spree Committee

Junior Geophysicists Forum November 3, 2009

The Junior Geophysicists Forum (JGF) started in 2005 and is an informal mixer for geophysicists of all experience levels and students majoring in geophysics. This gives students and junior geophysicists an opportunity to network with established geophysicists. The event is intended as a technical networking event. All geophysicists or students enrolled in a university geophysics program are invited to attend. Registration is open to all geophysicists whether they are junior, intermediate, senior or retired. It is open to geophysicists working in all aspects of the oil and gas industry whether they work for an E&P company, processing company, acquisition company or are consultants. Attendance in the past has ranged from 175-200 geophysicists. We expect attendance to exceed these numbers for the next JGF.

This will be our 7th JGF and will be held on November 3, 2009. Attendees must confirm their attendance in advance. Registration for the event will open on October 21st on the CSEG website. More details on the venue and time of the event will also be available at that time. Articles on the past JGFs are available on the CSEG website.

In order to facilitate networking between the participants, there will be an Icebreaker game with a geophysical theme and a guest speaker. Our guest speaker this year is Ian Dawes from Talisman Energy.

The JGF is a golden opportunity for students to meet more established members of the geophysical community. We urge all students to attend.

Our sponsors for the next event are: Nexen Inc., Devon Canada, BG Canada, ConocoPhillips, Hunt Oil Company of Canada, PennWest Energy Trust and Petrobank Energy and Resources Ltd.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information please contact Carmen Swalwell (405-560-8431) or Nanna Eliuk (403-532-0022) or email the JGF committee at

See you in November!

JGF Committee

Geophysical Study

A geophysical study and data are now available, created in collaboration between GSI, Michael Enachescu and Lyatsky Geoscience Research & Consulting Ltd., titled “Integrated Interpretation of Seismic, Gravity and Magnetic Data in the Hopedale Basin Offshore Labrador, Canada”. For information, please contact GSI at 403/514-6260 or For geophysical details, you can also contact Henry Lyatsky at 403/282-5873 or

Terra-Sine Resources Ltd. New Office

Terra-Sine Resources Ltd. is pleased to announce the opening of additional offices in Estevan, Saskatchewan to better serve our clients.

Terra-Sine Resources Ltd. is a full service seismic data acquisition company, providing all inclusive seismic services from project inception to completion. For a complete listing of the services we provide we invite you to visit our website at:

Saskatchewan Office
Terra-Sine Resources Ltd.
Suite 6, 910-13th Avenue
Estevan, Saskatchewan S4A 2J4
Location Manager: Mr. Ivan Chapdelaine
Phone 306-634-7907

Calgary Office
Terra-Sine Resources Ltd
Suite 204,610-70th Avenue S.E.
Calgary, Alberta T2H 2J6
Contact: Mr. Bill Goodwin
Phone 403-387-0771



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