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Never held a shotgun?  Ready to sharpen those shooting skills by shooting clay?  This sport can be intimidating for first timers - come get your feet wet with the WOGA ladies!  Learn the basics and never again feel you have to miss out on participating in one of our industry's popular networking activities: clay shooting!  Meet other WOGA members and enjoy being outside this fantastic time of year!  This event is for beginners and advanced - there will be something for everyone!Food and refreshments will be provided - sign up now on our website: Sporting Clay Clinic RegistrationCost is only $40 for Members, $50 for Non-MembersLocation:  Colorado Clays Address 13600 Lanewood St. Brighton, CO. 80603 Starts Thu Aug 10 2017, 4:30pm Ends Thu Aug 10 2017, 6:00pm...

WOGA hopes that your summer has started with a bang!!  Looking to stay engaged when it's hot outside and there are constant outside distractions, like your best friends Insta feed of the amazing beach trip she's taking?  Join us for our fun and educational July and August events! See details below.WOGA is growing!  We are excited to welcome our new members and encourage everyone to continue inviting friends and colleagues to our events.  It is great to see the interest and feel the energy around this organization - it's our members that make that happen!July 18th Technical LunchJoin WOGA on Tuesday, July 18th for our next Technical Luncheon - 'Birth to Death' of Unconventional Horizontal Wells: An Engineer's Story presented by Dawn Lima, Production Engineering Manager at Bonanza Creek Energy.  This presentation will describe through the overall life cycle of a horizontal well from Spud through Plug & Abandonment. Cost:...

Please join WOGA on July 18th for our Technical Luncheon - 'Birth to Death' of Unconventional Horizontal Wells: An Engineer's Story.  This topic will be presented by Dawn Lima, Production Engineering Manager with Bonanza Creek.  Dawn is a 20 year industry professional with proven leadership skills and a diverse technical background. Dawn’s experiences include domestic and international responsibilities in both unconventional and conventional reservoirs. Graduating in 1997 from the Royal Military College of Canada with a degree in Chemical and Materials Engineering, Dawn began her career in the Oil & Gas industry in Alberta Canada as a Field Engineer. Over the course of her career, Dawn held positions overseas in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and West Africa in a variety of technical and management roles. Dawn joined Noble Energy in 2011 as an Operations Engineer in the Wattenberg field. From 2013, Dawn has worked at Bonanza Creek in their DJ...

Just a couple of quick reminders from the team at WOGA:Register for next weeks Technical Luncheon on Geology.  We can't wait to see you there - there will be great swag bags for the first 10 people that show up!  Register here:  Technical Luncheon - GeologyThere are many fun WOGA/Industry events planned for this month, including Women, Workouts and Wine and the Energy Industry HH.  Make sure to read the June Newsletter for all of the details.  We look forward to seeing great WOGA member participation at these excellent events.  WOGA June Newsletter...

Hi ladies!  Have you taken time to do something for YOU this month?  Does just seeing a clock make you feel stressed?  Maybe you need to carve out a little time for yourself!  Whether it is socializing with industry friends, learning about new topics, getting ideas for coping with work life demands or working out - we have you covered this month.  Sign up now for our Technical Luncheon on Geology, our Lean In Circle Lunch, our Women, Workouts and Wine event and our June HH event at DPC!The line up begins June 13th with our Lean In Circle Lunch:  We will focus on energizing to help manage our work-life demands.  We will discuss ways to help identify what energizes and drains us.  We will work on strategies for finding more time every day to focus on energy renewal and recovery!  Sign Up for Lean In JuneOn June 20th, join...

Please join WOGA on June 20th for our Geology Technical Luncheon with guest speaker Ben Burke, PhD. Dr. Burke is the geoscience manager at Fifth Creek Energy, a private-equity backed oil & gas operator in Denver, CO. He specializes at applying geologic and geochemical concepts to applied geoscience problems, including asset acquisition and divestiture, development planning, and production management.Ben Burke graduated magna cum laude from Bowdoin College with an AB in both geology and Russian language. Following two years at Woodard & Curran in Connecticut, where he was an environmental consultant, he pursued a PhD at Dartmouth College in geomorphology and inorganic geochemistry. Following Dartmouth graduation, he took a job with the ExxonMobil Upstream Companies as a petroleum geologist where he worked exploration, development, and production assets in Madagascar, Nigeria, and the Middle East from Houston. He also earned an Executive MBA with Texas A&M during his time at ExxonMobil. In 2011, he moved...

June 28th, 2017 4:30pm - 7:00pm Rooftop Sundeck at the Denver Athletic Club 1325 Glenarm Pl., 5th Floor Denver, CO  80204Join us for the Second Annual Industry Wide Happy Hour.  This fun event features multiple associations, including WOGA, coming together to network and share information.  Thanks to the generous sponsors, appetizers and two beverage tickets are included with you admission. Register here: https://bit.ly/DPCEvents or contact Sally Hallingstad at info@denverpetroleumclub.com for more information....

Please join WOGA and WEN Colorado on June 21st at the Denver Athletic Club for a fun evening of activity and networking!  There are two options for participation (workout+networking or just networking) and this event will fill up quickly.   See the registration link for additional details:  Women, Workouts, and Wine   ...

Junior Achievement Rocky Mountain WOGA JA in a Day Friday, June 2 8:45am - 2:00pm Omar Blair School 4905 Cathay St., Denver, CO.  80249Join your fellow Women in Oil and Gas Association members to inspire youth to become financially literate, work ready and entrepreneurial through JA's hands-on programs.You can make a connection with an elementary school student that is rewarding for you and motivating for them by simply sharing your life lessons and showing that you care about their future.  JA provides all of the materials you'll need for the day's success!To a student, you're not just a volunteer.  You're hope for the future.  You're a role model.This is a great opportunity to share your experience as an energy professional with children in our community! For more information, please contact Erin Marquez at erinswan@summiteng.net or visit https://www.JAColorado.org...

Looking for a way to improve your leadership skills and develop a great network of women in the industry?  We have a bright idea - join WOGA's Board of Directors!  There will be three General Board positions opening up at WOGA.  This is a fantastic opportunity to get more involved with this growing organization and to support other women in the energy industry.  Look for more information in our upcoming June newsletter!...