Upcoming Events

From Well Logs to Wall Street:
Upstream Financial Modelling 101

March 26, 2021 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM MDT

Presenter: Brandon Myers, Senior Analyst | Wood Mackenzie

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About the Presenter:
Brandon is a senior analyst with our Lower 48 research team. Having joined Wood Mackenzie in 2017, he has worked on the integration of subsurface data with L48 research and conducted research into every major unconventional play in the US and Canada. Prior to this, Brandon’s career included roles in both energy efficiency and the oil and gas industry. He was a founding partner of Firefli LEDs, a carbon reduction focused  LED lighting company that focused on solutions for high rise towers and industrial facilities. 

After that he spent time as an energy analyst for Nemalux, a Canadian, heavy industry LED manufacturer that specializes in carbon and power reduction solutions for wellsite facilities. He was a conventional field geoscientist for an innovative junior oilfield optimization exploration company in Calgary through 2016 and early 2017. Brandon graduated from the University of Alberta with a BSc, Specialization in Geology. Academically his focus was on the organic geochemistry of the Duvernay shale and his thesis was focused on hydrocarbon generation and expulsion modelling across Encana’s Kaybob acreage.

About Student Membership


The CSPG University Outreach Committee welcomes you to the student section of the CSPG website! 
Student membership grants you the following benefits:

  • Online access to the Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology (our peer-reviewed journal) current issue and archives dating back to 1953

  • Online access to the Reservoir magazine current issue and archives

  • Discounts on Technical Luncheon tickets, conferences, short courses, field seminars and social events

  • Scholarships and Awards

  • Cross-Canada Lecture Tour

  • Volunteer Opportunities

  • Student Industry Field Trip

  • Summer Student Field Trip

  • Sporting and networking events:  10K Road Race, Squash Tournament, Classic Golf Tournament, Mixed Golf Tournament

The University Outreach committee proudly organizes an annual cross country lecture tour series, where leading geoscientists present their research at major Canadian universities. This is a great opportunity to learn about the latest trends, meet industry professionals and academics, and brush elbows with fellow students.
Our committee is comprised of young geoscientists who work for a variety of roles in small to large companies in the energy industry. We meet on a regular basis to discuss how we can best encourage and support university students they navigate through the academic and into the professional world. We always welcome feedback on our programs, lectures and events. 

University Outreach Committee Chair: 

Carson Brown (carson.brown@dvn.com)