On the cover: It’s been a long time coming, but BP’s much anticipated Thunder Horse is about to become an important asset in the Gulf of Mexico – as are several other projects in both the shallow and deepwater regions of the Gulf. In fact, the Gulf’s storied history of providing energy for the country is about to get a new chapter as several projects with great potential begin to come online – a story that is a highlight of our annual Gulf Coast issue.
Photo courtesy of BP.
It's never too early! The Denver 2009 web site is now open, and the call for papers continues.
Biographies and individual information for 2009-10 term AAPG officer candidates are now online.
Who knows? It’s a safe bet that carbon sequestration has a big future, but how that’s going to occur remains a gamble.
One of the largest core workshops ever to focus on a single depositional environment will be offered in Cape Town.
A large and varied program spotlights an emerging global energy power at September's GEO India 2008.
On the road again – AAPG’s 2008-09 Distinguished Lecture program gets off to a fast start this month with the announcement of 10 domestic speakers.
A day in the life... AAPG Distinguished Lecturer Peter Skelton takes you along on tour with his DL Diary.
Broadcast news: The explosion of new broadband Internet sites over the past year has opened the door to a lot of niche programming based on industry topics.
When it comes to retention of valuable women geoscientists, flexibility is a key asset.
And now, the rest of the story: Production from some big-name field developments in the Gulf of Mexico is finally about to begin.
Majors, independents, deepwater, shallow plays – it all adds up to unabated success in the Gulf of Mexico.
Game changer: Shale plays like the Haynesville are keeping the onshore Gulf region active and exciting.
Watch this: Non-stop advances in visualization technology are giving geologists a front row seat for everything from initial project framing to final project review.
Primer: Why “drill it or lose it” may be the wrong approach.
Reefs created by shipwrecks and deep-sea oil rigs in the shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico may host more diverse sea life in deeper water than previously thought.