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Calgary. It feels like coming home.

Great to be back in one of my favorite cities.


View Calgary March 2015 on fracmeister's travel map.

Calgary

I left home on March 1 and we returned home on March 26 as described in my previous post. Of course then I just took off again on March 30 to Calgary where I had dinner with SPE section officers and several other breakfasts and dinners with local volunteers and leaders, spoke at the SPE breakfast before a large crowd, spoke at the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists' "Playmaker Forum" and addressed a large group of students from the University of Calgary and SAIT Polytechnique Petroleum Engineering departments. I was even able to work in some Baker Hughes business.

Calgary feels like home because of my great memories there. Everything about this vibrant city is great with a "can do" attitude, gorgeous scenery, diverse culture and great restaurants. I am a little disappointed I scheduled my trip for a time when there is no opera in town!

Here is the map for Calgary

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SPElfie with the students from SAIT and U of Calgary! I previously visited the SAIT campus in Kazakhstan.
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My lecture.

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At the SAITcampus in Calgary.

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SPElfie with a Georgia Tech alum in Calgary.

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A sculpture in front of the Encana building.

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Last week in Copenhagen I had a selfie with the original of this statue!

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Dinner with old friends from Hong Kong who live in Calgary.

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On my one free evening I went to see the Calgary LDS temple.

Other Blogs

You can of course read about my barbecue at This site
My Baker Hughes reservoir blogis here.
My (old) blog detailing my 18 months in Hong Kong is here,
You can see me on linkedin here
Follow me on twitter where I am @fracmeister of facebook here

Travel this trip (basically includes airport to airport) 22,687 SPE travel to date 115,327 miles.
Countries to date (my counting rule is basically that I spent the night there with some sort of SPE content...not just went through the airport like New Zealand or Panama): 16
Australia
Austria
Bahrain
Canada
Colombia
Czech Republic
Denmark
Germany
Netherlands
Norway
Oman
Singapore
Turkey
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom (Scotland, England)
USA

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