Coast Geological Society

Ventura, California


We are looking for your help in planning, organizing and participating in the Woolley Golf Tournament! Please consider being a sponsor for the event to support our scholarship program. Woolley Golf Tournament will be held Friday, May 10, 2019 at Elkins Ranch Golf Course.


West Coast Creativity in Exploration and Production

When: April 1-3, 2019

Where: Walter Pyramid, California State University, Long Beach


Combined Field Trips, Technical Sessions, Reception, and Dinner Packages available!

Register by March 1, 2019 for early bird pricing

Student pricing available


Call for Papers and Posters

Abstracts due March 1, 2019 EXTENDED to March 6, 2019

Submit your abstract at: CALL FOR PAPERS

Monday, April 1: Malibu Coast Monterey/Modelo field trip led by Wanjiru Njuguna & Rick Behl, followed by an Opening Session, Exhibits and Icebreaker at CSULB.

Tuesday, April 2: “Creativity and Opportunities In West Coast Energy” special session with invited speakers. SEPM and General oral + poster sessions. Two new kinds of oral sessions (either this day or the next morning): Exhibitors/Vendors presentations and Government Agency presentations (e.g., DOGGR, BOEM, BLM, USGS, Water Resources, State Lands, etc.). All-Conference Awards Dinner.

Wednesday, April 3: Southern Los Angeles Basin Deep-water Clastic Reservoirs field trip led by Dan Schwartz and Don Clarke. Possibly with the vendors or agency session first 2 hours in the morning before the field trip departs.

Thursday and Friday, April 4-5: Short course: Data Analytics in Geosciences available 

                                                      Short course: Petroleum Systems & Basin Analysis has been cancelled

Please Join CGS on Tuesday March 19th, 2019

John Dunham, Ph.D., will give his talk titled:

Lessons in Project Management from the Deep Waters of Indonesia and from the Gulf of Mexico

Read more about the speaker HERE

The monthly CGS meeting is held at the Poinsettia Pavilion in Ventura!

Meeting Schedule:

6:00 - 7:00 PM: Social Hour - Snacks and Beverages 

7:00 - 7:30 PM: Dinner Service

7:30 - 8:00 PM: Announcements & Raffle

8:00 - 9:00 PM:  Main Presentation

March meeting Google Form sign up HERE

March 2019 Sponsor
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CGS would like to thank Carbon California Company for sponsoring the March 2019 meeting!

Carbon Energy Corporation is an independent oil and gas company engaged in the exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas in the United States.  The Company’s business is comprised of the assets of Nytis Exploration (USA) Inc. (“Nytis USA”) which conducts the Company’s operations in the Appalachian and Illinois Basins, and of its investment affiliates, Carbon Appalachian Company, LLC which owns oil and gas properties in Appalachia and Carbon California Company, LLC which owns oil and gas properties. Carbon California operates the Sespe, Holser, and Ojai-Timber Canyon Fields. We utilize local service providers for 100% of our field operations, providing jobs and infusing over $5 million annually into the local economy.

We are committed to the safety of our employees and the environmentally prudent operation of our oil and gas assets for the benefit of all of our stakeholders. 

For more information, check out their website HERE

CGS is proud to be affiliated with the PSAAPG