HomePublications Blogs

AAPG Blog Zone

The latest news and views from around the world, with a focus on the topics that matter most to AAPG members.

Energy Policy Blog

Formerly known as the "GeoDC Blog." Dedicated to where the energy geosciences, public policy, politics, and business meet—both in the United States and abroad.

32851 Desktop /Portals/0/PackFlashItemImages/WebReady/blog-geodc-house-natural-resources-subcommittee-discusses-energy-development-and-the-mancos-shale-hero.jpg?width=100&h=100&mode=crop&anchor=middlecenter&quality=75amp;encoder=freeimage&progressive=true
 

The House Natural Resources Committee recently held a hearing to discuss energy development in the Mancos shale formation of the Piceance basin, which is a geographic area that spans Colorado and Utah and much of the resource is located on federal lands. The purpose of the hearing was to highlight the release of a recent U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) assessment which found that the Mancos shale has a large volume of recoverable energy resources.

Events Blog

This is your source for learning about the opportunities, trends and people shaping AAPG's conferences and conventions. From ACE to ICE, APPEX to Geo, Conventions Marketing Manager Samantha Knowlton brings you the latest events news. You'll also hear from event committee members serving as guest bloggers.

37211 Desktop /Portals/0/PackFlashItemImages/WebReady/ICE17-space-available-955x400.jpg?width=100&h=100&mode=crop&anchor=middlecenter&quality=75amp;encoder=freeimage&progressive=true
 

ICE London will deliver a multidisciplinary technical program featuring unmatched global, regional and local expertise, innovations and connections. Whether you're looking for new market breakthroughs or face-time with leading geoscience professionals, you can't afford to miss ICE 2017.

Learn! Blog

Dr. Susan Nash, AAPG’s Director of Education and Professional Development, shares the new territory she’s introducting to AAPG with courses and dynamic new workshops. She is also planning more interactive, Web 2.0 offerings. So, give her your input about the best and worst of the wild and woolly world of webinars, Web-based training, and open courseware.

37924 Desktop /Portals/0/PackFlashItemImages/WebReady/blog-learn-reservoir-knowledge-essential-for-equipment-selection-in-todays-hot-plays-interview-with-paul-munding-hero.png?width=100&h=100&mode=crop&anchor=middlecenter&quality=75amp;encoder=freeimage&progressive=true
 

It is incredibly important to match the reservoir types with equipment such as compressors. Such is particularly the case in the new “hybrid” unconventional plus conventional plays in the Delaware Basin of the Permian and the STACK play of Oklahoma. Welcome to an interview with Paul Munding, Flogistix (http://flogistix.com/), who explains how geological knowledge is essentially in optimizing production equipment.

Student Outlook

News and discussion geared toward AAPG’s Student Chapters and their members, maintained by Mike Mlynek, AAPG Student Affairs Coordinator.

37766 Desktop /Portals/0/PackFlashItemImages/WebReady/ACE2017-StudentVolunteers-Hero.png?width=100&h=100&mode=crop&anchor=middlecenter&quality=75amp;encoder=freeimage&progressive=true
 

Volunteering for the General Store is an easy, fun way to earn funds while attending ACE 2017.

wwwUpdate Blog

News, updates, and commentary from all corners of AAPG’s Web world. Web Producer Bogdan Michka keeps you up to date on what’s new and exciting around aapg.org and its subsites, with input from AAPG HQ staff including Datapages, GIS-UDRIL, Information Technology and more.

38261 Desktop /Portals/0/PackFlashItemImages/WebReady/PS2017-BlogHero.png?width=100&h=100&mode=crop&anchor=middlecenter&quality=75amp;encoder=freeimage&progressive=true
 

Register Now For Great Discounts - Don't miss this year's meeting in the exciting "Last Frontier!"

Foundation Update

News and announcements from the AAPG Foundation, brought to you by April Stuart.

38154 Desktop /Portals/0/PackFlashItemImages/WebReady/Foundation-LAW-Blog-Hero.png?width=100&h=100&mode=crop&anchor=middlecenter&quality=75amp;encoder=freeimage&progressive=true
 

Grant applications are now being accepted for AAPG Foundation's L. Austin Weeks Undergraduate Grant Program.

EMD Blog

Stay up-to-date on EMD news, announcements and events. EMD supports technical program sessions at several of AAPG's meetings including the annual meeting, international meetings and section or region meetings.

37674 Desktop /Portals/0/PackFlashItemImages/WebReady/blog-emd-EMD-is-sponsoring-a-special-forum-with-DEG-hero.jpg?width=100&h=100&mode=crop&anchor=middlecenter&quality=75amp;encoder=freeimage&progressive=true
 

EMD is sponsoring a special forum with DEG titled: "The Next 100 Years of Global Energy Use: Resources, Impacts and Economics", as part of the AAPG Annual Meeting in Houston. The forum will be held on April 4, from 1:15 to 5:05 pm at the George R. Brown Convention Center. This special AAPG 100th Anniversary event is open to the public free of charge. The invited speakers are world renowned experts with diverse backgrounds that will provide a critical review and assessment of global energy use during the next century.

DEG Blog

Stay up-to-date on DEG news, announcements and events. DEG supports technical program sessions at several of AAPG's meetings including the annual meeting, international meetings and section or region meetings. Often, DEG members hear of symposia and workshops of interest to the DEG membership. These are included in this blog.

30853 Desktop /Portals/0/PackFlashItemImages/WebReady/DEG-vote-hero.jpg?width=100&h=100&mode=crop&anchor=middlecenter&quality=75amp;encoder=freeimage&progressive=true
 

The results are in for Division of Environmental Geosciences 2016-17 officer election.

Africa Blog

News and announcements from the Lagos office of the AAPG Africa Region, brought to you by Delia Kuye and friends.

37981 Desktop /Portals/0/PackFlashItemImages/WebReady/blog-afr-nau-emerges-tops-in-iba-competition-for-africa-region-hero.jpg?width=100&h=100&mode=crop&anchor=middlecenter&quality=75amp;encoder=freeimage&progressive=true
 

Congratulations to Team Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU), Awka — winning team representing Africa Region at the 2017 Global finals of the Imperial Barrel Award (IBA) competition taking place in Houston, USA in April 2017.

Asia Pacific Blog

News and announcements from the Singapore office of the AAPG Asia Pacific Region, brought to you by Adrienne Pereira and friends.

38142 Desktop /Portals/0/PackFlashItemImages/WebReady/blog-apr-third-aapg-eage-mgs-myanmar-oil-gas-conference-22-24-feb-2017-yangon-myanmar-hero.jpg?width=100&h=100&mode=crop&anchor=middlecenter&quality=75amp;encoder=freeimage&progressive=true
 

Report for First Break, from Conference Convener, Peter Grant.

Canada Blog

News and announcements from the AAPG Canada Region, brought to you by AAPG Headquarters staff.

28313 Desktop /Portals/0/PackFlashItemImages/WebReady/CR-ElectionRecruit-Hero.jpg?width=100&h=100&mode=crop&anchor=middlecenter&quality=75amp;encoder=freeimage&progressive=true
 

The AAPG Canada Region is accepting applications for leadership positions from active AAPG Canada Region members.

Europe Blog

News and announcements from the AAPG Europe Region, brought to you by the London Office staff.

38201 Desktop /Portals/0/PackFlashItemImages/WebReady/blog-er-geoexpro-after-appex-hero.jpg?width=100&h=100&mode=crop&anchor=middlecenter&quality=75amp;encoder=freeimage&progressive=true
 

GeoExpro magazine will publish the opinion article post-APPEX Global , by Mike Lakin, APPEX Global Chairman, with their next number –out on April 10th.

Latin America Blog

News and announcements from the Bogota office of the AAPG Latin America & Caribbean Region, brought to you by Emily Smith Llinás and friends.

37705 Desktop /Portals/0/PackFlashItemImages/WebReady/IBA2017-LACR-UIndustrialdeSantander-1180x494-hero.jpg?width=100&h=100&mode=crop&anchor=middlecenter&quality=75amp;encoder=freeimage&progressive=true
 

Universidad Industrial de Santander, of Bucaramanga, Colombia won the 2017 LACR IBA Semifinals. Universidad Simón Bolívar of Caracas, Venezuela took second place.

Middle East Blog

News and announcements from the AAPG Middle East Region, brought to you by the Dubai Office staff.

38153 Desktop /Portals/0/PackFlashItemImages/WebReady/blog-mer-geo-2018-call-for-abstracts-now-open-hero.jpg?width=100&h=100&mode=crop&anchor=middlecenter&quality=75amp;encoder=freeimage&progressive=true
 

The GEO 2018 committee welcomes your abstracts for oral and poster presentations at the 13th Middle Geosciences Conference and Exhibition (GEO 2018) which will take place from 5 — 8 March in Bahrain. Submit today and join the largest gathering of geoscience professionals in the Middle East.

See Also: Bulletin Article

Bulletin Article 10.1306/07251614105 Distribution, controlling factors, and oil-source correlation of biodegraded oils in the Bohai offshore area, Bohai Bay basin, China Distribution, controlling factors, and oil-source correlation of biodegraded oils in the Bohai offshore area, Bohai Bay basin, China Desktop 34244

See Also: Explorer Article

Explorer Article The Next 100 Years: Demand Growth in the Developing World The Next 100 Years: Demand Growth in the Developing World Desktop /Portals/0/PackFlashItemImages/WebReady/demand-growth-in-the-developing-world-hero.jpg?width=100&h=100&mode=crop&anchor=middlecenter&quality=75amp;encoder=freeimage&progressive=true 37419

See Also: Delegates Voice Officer Article

Delegates Voice Officer Article Best Practices – A Key to Sustaining AAPG’s Membership Best Practices – A Key to Sustaining AAPG’s Membership Desktop /Portals/0/PackFlashItemImages/WebReady/entzminger-david.jpg?width=100&h=100&mode=crop&anchor=middlecenter&quality=75amp;encoder=freeimage&progressive=true 37469

See Also ...