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The Permian Basin Section of the Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists

The PBS-SEPM was formed in 1954 as the Permian Basin Affiliate of the Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, (The Society for Sedimentary Geology). Although most of our members reside in the Permian Basin area of West Texas and New Mexico, we serve anyone with an interest in the geology of the Permian Basin, including students and Geoscientists employed by industry and academia.

We primarily serve our membership through Field Trips, Short CoursesLuncheon SeminarsScholarships for students pursuing a degree in Earth Sciences as well as Publications regarding Permian Basin geology.

Summer Break - June and July

Fall Luncheon Series will begin in August

PBS-SEPM is currently seeking sponsorship for our 2022-2023 Luncheon Series. If your company is interested in sponsoring a luncheon, please visit our Sponsorship Page to learn more.

Save the Date!

Young Professional & Intern Field Trip

June 8-11, 2023

Guadalupe Mountains

PBS-SEPM Membership Year 2022-2023 began June 1st


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Past Events

"Integrated Sequence Stratigraphy, FTIR and ED-XRF Geochemical Characterization of Wolfcamp A- and Wolfcamp B-Equivalent Outcrop Facies in the Glass Mountains (Skinner Ranch Fm, Lenox Hills Fm), West Texas, USA"

- Eric J. Peavey

"The Way We Were"

- Jeff A. Smith

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