This year will mark the 15th annual DoodleTrain, which will be held from October 31st to November 4th 2016. This year the DoodleTrain is offering 12 courses covering Acquisition & Processing, Reservoir Geophysics, Interdisciplinary Subjects, and Topics for Technologists. We are excited to bring back eight courses by popular demand, and offer four new courses:

  • Depth Conversion Methods and Pitfalls – a Geological Approach by Alan Atkinson
  • Seismic Rock Characterization for Unconventional Resources by Marco Perez
  • Practical QI: A comprehensive Overview for Interpreters by Laurie Weston Bellman
  • Best Practice-Pitfalls Seismic Data Loading by Eric Keyser (a course designed for geophysical techs)

Full details and registration information can be found on our website:

DoodleTrain Keynote Luncheon Speaker

On October 31st 2016, Dr. Jennifer L. Miskimins will be our keynote luncheon speaker. Her talk, Integrating Data – How Geophysicists and Engineers Can Work Together to Improve Hydraulic Fracturing will focus on one of her passions: the importance of interdisciplinary work in the petroleum industry.

Dr. Miskimins holds B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Petroleum Engineering. Presently she is an Associate Professor at the Colorado School of Mines (CSM) in the Petroleum Engineering Department, where she has held various appointments since 2002. Jennifer founded and is the Co-Director of the Fracturing, Acidizing, Stimulation Technology (FAST) Consortium at CSM. Prior to originally joining CSM, she worked for Marathon Oil Company in a variety of locations. More recently, she was a Senior Consulting Engineer for Barree & Associates in Lakewood, CO, from 2013-2016, before returning full-time to the university. Dr. Miskimins teaches a variety of short courses on various subjects, including completions and stimulation. She is a member of SPE, SPWLA and AAPG, was a SPE Distinguished Lecturer for 2010-2011 and for 2013-2014, and currently serves on the SPE Board of Directors as the Completions Technical Director.

Special offer by the CSEG Foundation for the Underemployed

The CSEG Foundation is proud to support the CSEG members who are not currently employed. Their offer includes:

  • $100.00/day
  • Luncheon ticket for October 31st
  • Full Course notes

Underemployed and Student Registration

From October 8-14, 2016 underemployed and student members can register for courses that still have space available for the following fee:

  • Students – $50.00/day
  • Underemployed – $100.00/day

Note: Only notes on a USB will be made available under this arrangement. Registrants must either fax, mail or come into the CSEG office to register under this program.

Key Dates

October 7th, 2016 – Registration closes

October 8th to 14th, 2016 – Registration for Students and the Underemployed

October 31st, 2016 – DoodleTrain Keynote Luncheon talk by Dr. Jennifer L. Miskimins: Integrating Data – How Geophysicists and Engineers Can Work Together to Improve Hydraulic Fracturing

October 31st to November 4th, 2016 – DoodleTrain Courses


The mission of the DoodleTrain is to offer high quality industry courses for lower rates. This would not be possible without out sponsors. I would like to thank all of our sponsors who help make this possible.

Danielle Robertson, 2016 DoodleTrain Chair

2016 Silver Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

2016 Bronze Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

2016 Venue Sponsors

Venue Sponsors


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