Professor Geoffrey Eglinton passed away

It is with a heavy heart that we inform you of the passing of one of the original pioneers of modern organic geochemistry, former Chair of the EAOG, mentor, colleague and friend, Prof. Geoffrey Eglinton. Geoff has been an inspiration to many of us. His accomplishments and contributions to organic geochemistry and science in . . . → Read More: Professor Geoffrey Eglinton passed away

Our colleague Sr. Mary Ellen Murphy, passed away (28 July 2015)

Mary Ellen Ellen Murphy

Dear colleagues,

I am sad to report that a true pioneering scientist, Sister Mary Ellen Murphy, passed away yesterday. She was part of the founding generation of researchers in our field, and helped bring organic geochemistry into the modern era, notably through her work on lunar samples and in the . . . → Read More: Our colleague Sr. Mary Ellen Murphy, passed away (28 July 2015)

Rich Pancost win Wolfson Merit award

EAOG member Rich Pancost (Organic Geochemistry Unit, School of Chemistry, Bristol University) has won coveted Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award in the latest funding round to study ‘The response of hydrological and biogeochemical cycles to past global warming.’ The project will exploit cutting-edge geochemical techniques and build on collaborations across the Faculty of Science . . . → Read More: Rich Pancost win Wolfson Merit award

World Environment News – A Worker Collects Crude Oil Sample – Planet Ark

World Environment News – A Worker Collects Crude Oil Sample – Planet Ark.

WHOI : Oceanus : Four Men. Twelve Hours. One Crucial Sample.

The prize they coveted amounted to nothing more than about four gallons of natural gas and less than a half-cup of oil. Where it came from, however, made it unique.

Scientists at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) sought the definitive sample of petroleum from the Macondo well that was tapped by the . . . → Read More: WHOI : Oceanus : Four Men. Twelve Hours. One Crucial Sample.

Chinese Geoscientist Accused of Misusing Funds

Chinese Geoscientist Accused of Misusing Funds – ScienceInsider.

Schlumberger’s CEO to Retire

Schlumberger’s CEO to Retire – WSJ.com.