Abstracts Sought for Long Beach
Abstracts are now being accepted online for the 2012 AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition (ACE), which will be held April 22-25 in Long Beach, Calif.
The ACE theme is “Directing the Future of E&P – Starring Creative Ideas and New Technology,” and the technical program will comprise 11 themes:
- Active Oil and Gas Fields: Development and Production – A look at state-of-the-art production and multidisciplinary studies applied to both mature and new fields worldwide.
- Emerging Frontiers – Recent discoveries, emerging exploration plays and technological breakthroughs.
- Siliclastics Reservoirs: Exploration and Characterization – Current trends and concepts.
- Carbonates and Evaporites: Exploration and Characterization – Current knowledge and research into carbonate reservoirs and evaporates.
- Unconventional Resources – What’s ahead for unconventional resources.
- Basin Analysis and Petroleum Systems – Concepts and ideas that cover the broader aspects of basin-scale petroleum systems and geo-histories.
- Alternative Energy – Exploration outside conventional and unconventional oil and gas resources.
- Environmental and Energy Research – The relationship between environment and energy, safety and oil spill response.
- Structural Geology and Neotectonics – State-of-the-art research into structural geology and tectonics.
- Geophysics and Seismology – Technology and recent advances, with emphasis on integrating geology and geophysics in exploration and production.
- Geoscience Principles and Applications – A broad range of geological topics, focusing on various principles and technologies in natural resource exploration and production.
- AAPG and SEPM Student Poster sessions.
Abstracts must be received by Sept. 22.
Submit an abstract, or for more information, go to www.aapg.org/longbeach2012.
Exhibition and sposorship opportunities also are available online – or
contact the AAPG Convention department
for more information.