CSPG REGIONAL GRADUATE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS
To provide financial support for Geology or Earth Science graduate students (MSc. or PhD candidates) who are pursuing a thesis-based degree with a dissertation in a field of Earth Science in areas related to the discovery, delineation or recovery of oil and gas resources. Four scholarships are available at $2,500 each.
For additional information, please contact:
Andre Chow ([email protected]) – CSPG Regional Graduate Student Scholarship Representative
Four (4) awards in the amount of $2500 each which will be awarded across Canada with three MSc. awards defined by regions and a Ph.D award not defined by region. The three MSc. regions are defined as follows:
1. Atlantic and Quebec Universities
2. Ontario Universities
3. Western Universities
PhD: Maziyar Nazemi (Simon Fraser University)
Thesis Title: 3-D Reconstruction of the Georgia Basin and Potential
for Carbon Sequestration in the Lower Mainland B.C.
MSc: Nicole Virginillo (University of Calgary)
Thesis Title: The Relationship Between Hydraulic Fracture Injection Properties and Facies in the Montney To Predict Faulting and Induced Seismicity
This scholarship is sponsored by:
PhD: Carla Skinner (Dickson) (Dalhousie University)
Thesis Title: Geothermal Energy in Salt-Rooted Basins: the Road to Carbon Neutrality; supervised by Grant Wach, Adam Donaldson and Tom Martel
MSc: Fredrick Nwasike (Queen's University)
Thesis Title: Influence of Submarine Channel Sinuosity and Length on Grain-Size Sorting of Submarine Fan Deposit; supervised by Elisabeth Steel
PhD: Brendan Bishop (University of Regina)
Thesis Title: Rare Earth Element Potential of the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin; supervised by Leslie Robbins
Sanlorenzo (University of British Columbia)
Thesis Title: Petrophysics, Carbon Dioxide Sequestration and Storage Potential of the Montney Formation with Associated Enhanced Oil Recovery Potential.
Emily Johns-Buss (Memorial University).
Thesis Title: Detrital Zircon
double-dating of Late Jurassic to Early Cretaceous Reservoir Sandstones,
using U-Pb Geochronology and Fission-Track Thermochronology in the
Jeanne d-Arc Basin, Offshore Newfoundland
Samantha Mackie (University of Calgary).
Thesis Title: Structure and Stratigraphy of the Montney Formation and its Relationship to H2S in NE British Columbia, Canada
Scott Melnyk (University of Alberta).
Thesis Title: Ichnology:Linking Bioturbation to Sedimentary Processes
Charlotte Stone (Laurentian University – Supervisor: Elizabeth Turner).
Thesis Title: Dynamics of mid-Neoproterozoic Marine Systems Leading to Rodinia Dispersal, Mackenzie Mountains, NWT
Fernando Valencia (University of Saskatchewan– Supervisors: Luis Buatois, Gabriella Mangano & Juan Carlos Laya (Texas A&M)).
Thesis Title: Bioturbation and it's Effects on Porosity and Permeability in the Cretaceous Buda Limestone, South-Central and Western Texas
Celeste Cunningham (University of Ottawa – Supervisors: Bill Arnott).
Thesis Title: Distribution and Abundance of
Organic Matter in Deep Marine Levee Deposits of the Neoproterozoic
Windemere Supergroup and Implications for Hydrocarbon Source and
Malcolm MacDougall (Queen's University – Supervisors: Alexander Braun and Georgia Fotopoulos).
Thesis Title: Differential glacial isostatic adjustment across the Grand Banks and the impact on hydrocarbon migration
Skye Lybbert (University of Alberta – Supervisors: Murray Gingras & Clayton Deutsch).
Thesis Title: Geological and geostatistical analysis of the lean zones of the Cretaceous Mannville at Long Lake Alberta, Canada
Dane Synnott (University of Calgary – Supervisors: Per Kent Pedersen & Keith Dewing).
Thesis Title: Organic matter evolution from diagenesis to catagenesis and implications for hydrocarbon resource potential and the carbon cycle
Alex Hutter (Memorial University – Supervisor: Prof Luke Beranek). Thesis Title: Detrital Thermochronometry and Provenance of Jurassic and Cretaceous Reservoir Sandstones, Jeanne d'Arc, Grand Banks, Offshore Newfoundland.
Tyler Billington (University of Ottawa – Supervisor: Prof. Bill Arnott). Thesis Title: Sedimentological and Petrological Characterization of the Ponded Turbidite Deposits, Neoproterozoic Isaac Formation, Windemere Supergroup, British Columbia, Canada.
Celine Chow (University of Regina – Supervisor: Prof. Hairuo Qing). Sedimentology and Diagenesis with Respect to the Reservoir Development of the Mississippian Midale Beds in the Pinto-Roche Percee Area, Southeastern Saskatchewan.
Marco Venieri (University of Calgary – Supervisors Prof. Per Kent Pedersen & Prof. David Eaton). Influence of Fabric and Composition on Geomechanical Properties and Natural Fractures Characteristics in the Duvernay Unconventional Shale Gas Play in the Kaybob Area (Western-Central Alberta, Canada)
Atlantic and Quebec Region:
Olivier Sulpis; ”Calcite Dissolution Kinetics at the Sediment-Water Interface in Natural Seawater”, supervised by Prof. Alfonso Mucci at McGill University
Andrew Craig; “Heated Column Experiments: A Proxy for Investigating the Effect of In-Situ Thermal Recovery Processes on Groundwater Geochemistry”, supervised by Prof. Richard Amos at Carleton University
Matthew Sommers, “Subsurface Analysis and Correlation of Cambrian Formations Beneath the Colville Hills, Northern Mainland Northwest Territories”, supervised by Prof. Murray Gingras at the University of Alberta and by Dr. Robert MacNaughton (GSC).
Luc Chabanole, “Sedimentology, Ichnology and Sequence Stratigraphy of the Devonian Prairie Evaporite Formation, Southern Saskatchewan”, supervised by Profs. Luis Buatois, Robin Renaut & Gabriela Mangano at University of Saskatchewan