meeting: High attendance and prices set tone of meeting.
Denver independent geologist Robbie Gries assumes
the leadership of the new AAPG Executive Committee.
is fast approaching. Have
you signed up? Deadline is July 25.
hears again: For the third time in
two months, AAPG representatives testify before a U.S.
congressional committee, this time focusing on access to Outer
Continental Shelf areas.
Dilemma: In today's new leaner and
meaner industry mindset, what's the future of petroleum research
In My BackYard! The proposed Lease
Sale 181 in the eastern Gulf of Mexico -- the area's
first since 1988 -- is facing a big political showdown that goes
all the way to the Oval Office.
venture: T. Boone Pickens
is dealing with something other than undervalued companies
these days -- or oil, for that matter. Today, Pickens has his eye
Report: A long and busy House of
Delegates meeting in Denver saw passage of one constitutional
amendment, eight bylaws amendments and two resolutions for delegate
cover beach scene is from Santa Rosa Island, a Florida site that
is part of the Gulf Island National Seashore. Photo courtesy of
the U.S. Geological Survey.
lease or not to lease? That's going to be the next big question
in the eastern Gulf of Mexico, an area is getting considerable interest
from both oil industry officials who say the area may contain significant
hydrocarbon reserves, and from Floridians who oppose exploration
activity off their beaches.