June 2010 – After a crazy May, which started out with a couple snowstorms, had the GeoCanada2010 Convention in the middle and is rounded up nicely into the summer months… I am ready for golf season! Haha… No, really… I’ve been practicing! I will SO be ready for the T-Wave tournament on June 14th at the Inglewood Golf and Curling Club. I’ll be the one aiming directly into the water trap… it’s all skill, really.

Am happy to report that Lorna had a beautiful baby girl, and both mom and Jessica are doing well. HUGE congratulations to the Englesons on their new addition..


Sigma Explorations Inc. and Apoterra Seismic Processing Ltd. are pleased to announce the winners of our Name the Section and Business Card draws at the recent GEOCANADA2010 convention.

We had a record number of entrants in the Name the Section Contest this year. Congratulations to all those who got them all correct.

First place among the correct entries in the Name the Section Contest and the winner of the 40in Samsung flat screen TV was Chris Irvine of Hanna Oil. Second place among the correct entries in the Name the Section contest and the winner of the Samsung Blue Ray DVD player was Doug Stewart of Bernum Petroleum.

Third place drawn from among all the entrants in the name the Section contest was Cortney Bint of Penn West.

The business card draw prize of an 8gig ipod was won by Denise Freeland of NuVista. Garth Sloan of ARC Resources won the Canstrat ipod draw.

Many thanks to everyone who came by to visit our 2010 convention booth and participate in our contests.


The annual Women in Seismic Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, August 9th at the Fox Hollow Golf Course in Calgary. Every year, 144 women get together to enjoy a day of golfing, networking and raising money for the Alberta Cancer Foundation (with proceeds raised going to programs for Cervical and Breast Cancer initiatives).

Registration will begin soon. Stay tuned! If anyone is interested in sponsorship, volunteering on the WiSE committee or donating team/individual prizes, please contact Danielle Harrison at Danielle.harrison@divestco.com or call 403.770.0359.


This year there are some big changes in store for the tournament. The Doodlebug Golf Committee values the input from the CSEG membership and their associated companies. For this reason there is a new location and date for the 2010 Doodlebug.

September 9 - 11, 2010, at the Kimberley Alpine Resort.

The Doodlebug Golf Tournament is an event held each summer that provides a competitive golf venue for CSEG members of all levels and ability, from scratch golfers to true first-timers. Participants and their guests will enjoy a full schedule of formal and informal social events throughout each day and on into the evenings. Similar to Doodlespiel and Ski Spree, it is the social and networking aspect of this event that provides the basis for a great weekend amongst new and old friends of the Canadian Geophysical Industry.

Kimberley Alpine Resort is one of Canada’s premier resorts that offers Doodlebug participants access to this fantastic venue at a very reasonable cost. The golf course is challenging, but extremely forgiving and each hole bears a different and distinctive view of the majestic Kootenay Range.

The 2010 Committee hopes that you will consider this event in your plans for this summer. www.doodlebuggolf.ca.


I would like to thank all the volunteers who lent their efforts to the GeoCanada 2010 Silent Auction. Through your hard work we raised over $11,000 this year for Light Up The World. Many thanks to: Robyn Benner, Denise Corbett, Jeff Gautreau, KristyManchul, TrishMulder, Marg Quan, Paige Snelling, Laurie Ross, Vic Urban, Lisa Robinson, Cathy Martin, John Turner, Russ Thompson, and Brittney Aldous.

Next year the running of the silent auction will be in the very capable hands of Craig Van Dongen of GeoTir. If you are interested in volunteering please email craig@geotir.com.

Thanks to everyone who participated by donating and bidding this year. We couldn’t have done it without your help!

Sean Callaghan


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