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The December issue of the AAPG Explorer is now online.

In this issue, we announce the 2017-18 Executive Committee candidates, as well as AAPG’s 2017 award winners and honorees who will be recognized at our 100th anniversary Annual Convention and Exhibition in Houston next year.

It’s also our annual Downhole Geology issue, which includes:

  • A story on a joint project by Schlumberger and Statoil to develop look-around/look-ahead capability for drillers.
  • Coverage of a recently expanded downhole testing facility in Oklahoma.
  • A look at some of the latest downhole innovations from various service companies across the industry.

We also have a story on how induced seismicity in Oklahoma and Kansas is fueling discussion of new scientific models and new industry practices; a look at a 13-year-old aspiring geologist who recently presented at an AAPG Section meeting; as well as several other news and features stories from across the industry and the Association.

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The November issue of the Explorer is now online.

It’s our annual Exploration Innovations issue, and it includes coverage of the proliferation of advancements in automation in the oilfield, like drones, robots and machine learning. The issue also includes an overview of the current state of the exploration industry.

There is also coverage some highlights from the recent International Conference and Exhibition in Cancun, as well as a profile on Ben Gadd, one of AAPG’s Geosciences in the Media Award winners this year.

The issue also has all of the regular columns and features, including an installment of Historical Highlights chronicling the history of Plate Tectonics theory, a Policy Watch about legislative efforts to deal with methane leaks, and other informative pieces.

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The October issue of the Explorer is now available online.

It’s our annual Geophysical Review and it includes some highlights from this month’s annual meeting of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists; a look at how the Mars Curiosity rover utilizes geochemistry to explore the Red Planet’s potential for habitability; an article about a brand new, cost-effective gravity meter; and articles about recent advances in microseismic analysis and imaging data.

Also included are an update of AAPG’s transition to Special and Technical Interest Groups (SIGS and TIGS), a massive oil discovery in the Permian Basin, a celebration of the past 75 years of the Distinguished Lecture Program, and an update on Oklahoma earthquakes.

In addition, the issue will contain all of the regular columns and features.

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The September issue of the Explorer is now available online.

The annual International Spotlight issue features articles about the current state of global capital expenditures, the importance of public policy in shaping a nation’s oil fortunes, as well as some highlights from this month’s AAPG/SEG International Conference and Exhibition in Mexico.

This issue also includes coverage of this year’s AAPG Geosciences in the Media Award winners, Kirk Johnson and Ian Miller, and their work in studying and popularizing a major discovery in Colorado.

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The August issue of the AAPG Explorer is available online.

It’s our annual Geoscience Education issue and it includes coverage of emerging trends in higher education with regard to geoscience, the proliferation of high schools with an emphasis on energy-related education, ongoing efforts to increase diversity in the energy industry and academia, and other coverage related to education and the geosciences.

The issue also includes a recap of AAPG’s recent Annual Convention and Exhibition in Calgary, an article about the role of cognitive scientists in geology, and other coverage of the industry and the Association.

And, we have all of our regular columns, as well as a commentary about AAPG’s role in the climate change debate.

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Unconventional Resources is the theme of the July issue of the AAPG Explorer and it’s online now

In this issue, we cover the worldwide development of unconventional resource basins, and we have a story explaining the key to the resiliency of U.S. shale production, along with other highlights from next month’s Unconventional Resources Convention (URTeC) in San Antonio.

We also take a look at this year’s Harrison J. Schmitt Award winner, AAPG photographer Gary Barchfeld.

And, of course, we have all of our regular columns, with updates about the Association and other industry news.

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The June issue of the AAPG Explorer is our Annual Convention and Exhibition issue, and it’s online now.

In this issue, we shine the spotlight on some of our AAPG award winners, including Paul E. Potter, this year’s Sidney Powers Memorial Award winner; Scott Tinker, this year’s Michel T. Halbouty Outstanding Leadership Award winner; and Dick Stoneburner, this year’s Norman H. Foster Outstanding Explorer Award winner.

Along with this and other coverage of the upcoming ACE in Calgary, Canada, the June issue also includes our annual Salary Survey, as well as some coverage of how the ongoing downturn is affecting cities and states that historically depend on oil revenue.

And we have other industry and Association news, along with all of our regular columns and features.

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The May issue of the AAPG Explorer is our inaugural Women in Geosciences issue, and it’s online now.

We have coverage of the AAPG PROWESS Committee and some of its activities at the upcoming Annual Convention and Exhibition in Calgary, Canada, a profile on the Explorer’s own Susan R. Eaton, and a piece on ongoing efforts to recruit women into the geosciences by emphasizing STEM fields.

We also have a story about the ongoing efforts to characterize Argentina’s Vaca Muerte shale play, and coverage of how many companies are using Big Data to stay competitive in the downturn.

And we have other industry and Association news, along with all of our regular columns and features.

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The April issue of the AAPG Explorer is our annual Offshore Developments issue, and it’s online now.

We have coverage of the upcoming Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, a snapshot of production in the Gulf of Mexico, as well as a look at some recent innovations in offshore exploration and production.

We also have a story about the tremendous ecological benefit offshore oil rigs bring to marine life.

And we have other news from the industry and from within the AAPG, along with all of our regular columns and features.

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Our March issue of the AAPG Explorer is our annual Seismic Advances issue, and it’s online now.

We have coverage of the most recent trends in computational seismology, Big Data management for seismic imaging, and development of a more environmentally-friendly method of shooting seismic.

We also have coverage of a major discovery recently made in Egypt – a land known for rich hydrocarbon resources and huge exploration opportunity.

We also have other news from the industry and from within the AAPG, along with all of our regular columns and features.

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Written by members of the DPA (Division of Professional Affairs) for the members of the DPA, Correlator is published quarterly. Articles cover professional development topics as well as matters of ethics and DPA business.

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In this issue of Correlator:

  • How you can get involved in DPA
  • Capital News - Regulation of GHG Emissions
  • Meet the DPA Section Councilors
  • On Becoming an Independent
  • Why DPA?
  • The Benefits of GeoCare 
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In this issue: DPA President’s Column, What is DPA Doing to Help in This Downturn?, Why DPA?, Fourth Quarter in the Capital, AAPG Links Helpful to Those Seeking Employment, Playmaker Forums Highlight Ways to Success, Taking AAPG and DPA Into Universities.

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In this issue: President's Column, DPA Continuing Education Committee Update, Events Around the Capitols: New U.S. Regulations Abount, Regions and Sections: Southwest Section DPA Update, DPA Vice President's Column, DPA Officers.

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The Delegates Voice is published quarterly. It is written by the leadership of the HoD (House of Delegates), the body of delegates representing the members of AAPG, and edited by the HoD Secretary/Editor, who is nominated annually. The focus of Delegates Voice is activities and issues of the HoD. This publication is available only to AAPG members.

Note to AAPG Members: Please log in to read the Delegates Voice.

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In this issue: Why DPA?, In the Beginning..., Editor's Corner, Politics and Professionalism, New HoD Ad Hoc Committee on the Role of the House of Delegates, Survey PowerPoint Results, Year End Summary.

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In this issue: From the Editor: The Albertan Strength to Carry On, Coming Attractions, Today and Tomorrow, Letter from the Constitution and Bylaws Committee, Report from the Ad Hoc Constitutional Review Committee, Chair-Elect Candidates - Dan A. Billman, Chair-Elect Candidates - David J. Entzminger, Secretary/Editor Candidates - Hannes Leetaru, Secretary/Editor Candidates - Kristie Luchtel Ferguson, Are you a member or a Member?, Commentary: Advisory Council Ammendment, Commentary: Common Sense Should Prevail.

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In this issue: Letter from the Editor, Some Thoughts on the Petition Bylaws Proposals, The Who, What, Why, When and How of the Bylaws Reformat, Notes From the Back Seat, Frequently Expressed Concerns About the Bylaws Reformat, Chair-Elect Candidates - Dan A. Billman, Chair-Elect Candidates - David J. Entzminger, Secretary/Editor Candidates - Hannes Leetaru, Secretary/Editor Candidates - Kristie Luchtel Ferguson, Our Big Problem with "Bylaws Simplification", The Case "FOR" the "Delegate Check" Bylaws Amendment, The case to vote AGAINST the AC-EC bylaw amendment, The Case FOR the "HOD Meeting Quorum Clarification" Amendment, Comments in Opposition to the Proposed "Petition to Amend AAPG Bylaws".

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In this issue: Report to the Delegates, Delegates to Campus, AAPG Bylaws Simplification, Is AAPG Still A Professional Society?, Chair-Elect Candidates - Dan A. Billman, Chair-Elect Candidates - David J. Entzminger, Secretary/Editor Candidates - Hannes Leetarum, Secretary/Editor Candidates - Kristie Luchtel Ferguson, Letters to the Editor - Clint Moore, Letters to the Editor - Bob Shoup, Letters to the Editor - David Curtiss.

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In this issue: Chair of the House Report, HoD Secretary/Editor's Report, Our House of Delegates - Looking Forward, Constitution and Bylaws, Remote Meeting Attendance, The HoD is Like a Sage Gauss, A Response to "The Role of Bylaws".

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In this issue: Chair of the House Report, The Role of Bylaws, The Role of the HoD, HoD Secretary/Editor’s Report, Governance Review Committee, Constitution and Bylaws Committee, Ad Hoc TIGs-SIGs Committee Recommendation from Selected Members, Resolutions Committee, Rules and Procedures Committee, Honors and Awards Committee, Nomination and Election Committee, Final Report of the House of Delegates Ad hoc Elected Editor Committee (1999), Discussion: Role of the Editor, Energy Minerals Division, Division of Environmental Geosciences, Division of Professional Affairs.

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In this issue: Here We Go … Slumping Oil Prices, Again!, Blood, Sweat & Tears Let the Spinning Wheel Spin, Editor's Report, Constitution and Bylaws Committee, Nomination and Election Committee, Candidates for Chair-Elect, Candidates for Chair-Elect, Candidates for Secretary/Editor, Candidates for Secretary/Editor.

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In this issue: Welcome to the Delegates' Voice and Another Busy Year!, Clint and Ron Come to Asia, Secretary / Editor’s Report, Constitution and Bylaws Committee, Credentials Committee, Rules and Procedures Committee, Resolutions Committee, Honors and Awards Committee, Nomination and Election Committee.

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The Division of Environmental Geosciences membership produces Spheres of Influence quarterly. The goals of this newsletter include addressing current events and engaging the DEG members. It also is a tool for communicating across the divisions of AAPG while highlighting upcoming environmental geoscience issues.

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You won't want to miss this issue of Spheres of Influence, because in it you'll find:

  • A look at important changes.
  • Meet our new officers.
  • A sneak peek at the content of the next issue of Environmental Geosciences.
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In this issue of SOI we bring you a word from the president Jeff Aldrich and Editor in Chief Michele Cooney. We announce our DEG Honors and Awards, bring you Washington, D.C.'s Clean River Project, "Good, Bad, and Ugly" style and also highlight the DEG Mission Statement and Purpose.

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Welcome to the first issue of Spheres of Influence for the new year. In this edition we introduce you to DEG Vice President Bruce Smith; publish columns from DEG president Jeffrey Aldrich and editor-in-chief, Michele Cooney; offer a book review; and dish on the periodic table, “Good, Bad and Ugly” style.

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This quarter we treat you to biographies of president-elect, Timothy Murin, and secretary-treasurer, Sean Kimiagar; provide columns from DEG President, Jeffrey Aldrich, and editor-in-chief Michele Cooney; and address the U.S. EPA’s Clean Power Plan "Good, Bad, and Ugly" style.

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This issue of SOI includes lots of interesting pieces. First and foremost, we introduce you to our new president, Jeffrey Aldrich. We also include a preview of the upcoming issue of Environmental Geosciences amd give a shout-out to all our DEG award winners from this year's ACE. And finally, we've prepared a discussion regarding methane emissions, techniques for monitoring and opportunities for reducing fugitive emissions.

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This issue introduces you to our lead editors, Michele Cooney and Jennifer Delaney, gives a preview of the upcoming issue of Environmental Geosciences, and presents the topic of the Keystone XL Pipeline project, “Good, Bad, and Ugly” style. We also offer a “Rant” on risk perception, so please read on.

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In this issue: Meet our new Secretary/Treasurer; Carbon, Taxes, Attitudes to Global Warming, and AAPG — A Response; Climate Change Committee Proposal; Beauty in Geology — Monterey, California.

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In this issue: Meet our New Vice President Dirk A. Nieuwland, Message From the Editors-In-Chiefs Desk, Carbon, Taxes, Attitudes to Global Warming, and AAPG, and Petroleum Firsts... First Recognition of the Greenhouse Gas Effect.
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In this issue: Introducing our New President Jeffrey G. Paine, Message From the Editors-In-Cheifs Desk, and Petroleum Firsts....
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In this issue: Message From the Editor-In-Chief’s Desk, Hydraulic Fracturing in the News: Kansas task force to explore possible hydraulic fracturing, earthquake link, Book Review: Evidence from the Earth: Forensic Geology and Criminal Investigation.
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