Petroleum Abstracts News Briefs
New Training Video Available To Subscribers on PA Website
Petroleum Abstracts subscribers now can view PA's first-ever online training video.
Click the 'Subscriber Login' button on the left side of the PA Web site home page at http://www.pa.utulsa.edu. Select 'Training Videos' then click on 'Introduction to Searching' to view the 7.65-minute YouTube video.
The PA training video can be posted on a subscribing organization's Website to facilitate access by users.
If you are a PA subscriber and you do not have a login, select the 'Request Login' button on the home page to have one sent to you.
Becky Bolliger of Halliburton Energy Services was elected as Chair-Elect of the PA Industry Advisory Council during the 2013 Council meeting at ConocoPhillips in Houston.
Mary Ellen Vedas of Hess will serve as IAC Chair and Nicolas Meier of Marathon as Past-Chair for 2014.
The 2014 meeting of the IAC is tentatively scheduled for September 17-18 and will be hosted by Shell at the Shell Technology Center in Houston.
Access to PA's TULSA Database through the Dialog online service has now been migrated to the new ProQuest Dialog platform and search interface.
ProQuest Dialog said the new platform and interface
ProQuest Dialog migrated Dialog customers away from the legacy Dialog search interfaces over a period of more than a year. Access to the legacy Dialog platform and interfaces ended December 30, 2013.
More details are available on the Dialog Web site at http://www.dialog.com.
EBSCOhost has announced a new software update to its online search interface that offers several enhancements for users. EBSCO said they include:
Additional information can be found on the EBSCO support Web site at http://support.ebsco.com.
Petroleum Abstracts will be exhibiting at the American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Conference and Exhibition in Houston, April 6-9, 2014.
Please visit PA in Booth 2222 at the conference, which will be held at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Scheduled exhibit hours are:
Sunday, April 6: 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (Reception)
PA staff will welcome current subscribers and new customer prospects at the Offshore Technology Conference at Reliant Park in Houston.
Plan to visit PA in Booth 3411 in the main Reliant Center building during the show. Exhibit hours are:
Monday, May 5: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.