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This is our inaugural annual University Issue.

This issue includes some long-term oil market analysis by Pulitzer Prize-winning energy researcher and IHS CERA co-founder Daniel Yergin, as well an update to the annual Salary Survey.

We also continue our “The Next 100 Years” series by taking a look at the upcoming century of geoscience higher education.

This issue also includes some guidance from recruiters at some major oil companies for current university students looking to begin careers in petroleum geology.

This month’s Explorer also features the winning team of the Imperial Barrel Award competition, as well as the first-place winner of the AAPG Student Poster competition at the Annual Convention and Exhibition.

Lastly, we have all of our regular features and columns, including farewell addresses from some outgoing AAPG officers and committee chairs.

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Our annual Offshore Developments issue and highlights offshore exploration activities and opportunities all across Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as the Arctic.

This issue also includes highlights from last month’s Annual Convention and Exhibition, including a piece about the highly lauded Pioneering Women in Petroleum Geology Forum, which celebrated AAPG’s first 100 women members and 100 years of women in petroleum geosciences.

This issue also continues our “The Next 100 Years” series with two features: one on the future of Capital Expenditures in the oilfield, as well as coverage of what the next century holds for geophysical interpretation.

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The April issue of the Explorer is now online.

It's our annual Seismic Advances issue and continues our "The Next 100 Years" series with a piece on the future of Big Data in the oil field, as well as coverage of a massive collection of seismic data on the Permian Basin.

Speaking of the Permian, we have coverage of the recent flurry — about $30 billion worth — of investment and acquisitions in the area.

We also have a profile piece on this year's Geosciences in the Media Award winner, photographer, geologist and polymath Michael Collier.

We also have a piece examining some of the new economic and social risks in the oil industry owing to the rise of social media, along with other industry news and, of course, all of our regular columns and features.

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This is our Annual Convention issue – but not just any Annual Convention issue: it’s all about our big 100th Anniversary Annual Convention and Exhibition (ACE) coming up in Houston.

It includes a piece chronicling the birth of AAPG in Tulsa a century ago, as well as a continuation of our “The Next 100 Years” series, this time with a look at the work force in the oil field in the aftermath of the Great Crew Change.

We also take a look at the ongoing proliferation of drones in the oil field, a piece about so-called “flood geology” promoted by Young Earth Creationists, and profiles on Larry Meckel and Edward D. Dolly, this year’s Sidney Powers and Michel T. Halbouty medalists, respectively.

We also provide a glimpse at this year’s record-breaking ACE technical program and other offerings in Houston, along with all of our regular columns.

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It’s our annual Middle East Review issue, and it continues our yearlong series, “The Next 100 Years,” with three features:

  • Demand Growth in the Developing World
  • Must There Be an OPEC?
  • Geophysical Modeling for the Next Century

We also include coverage of the recent OPEC production-cutting agreement and its long-term implications and effects, a look at the eastern Mediterranean Sea as a potential hotspot of exploration and production, as well as a peek at some of the attractions in store for our long-awaited 100th anniversary Annual Convention and Exhibition coming in April.

In addition, we have a special installment of Policy Watch by AAPG Executive Director David Curtiss discussing the recent inauguration of President Donald Trump, along with our regular columns and features.

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To kick-off AAPG’s centennial year, this issue introduces our new monthly editorial feature celebrating the next century of AAPG: “The Next 100 Years.” Our first installment, “Energy in the Next Century,” includes an interview with Scott Tinker, who discusses the energy sources that will fuel humanity toward 2117 and beyond.

It’s also our annual World Developments issue, which includes:

  • An overview of some of the major oil and gas discoveries of 2016.
  • A look at the massive discovery on Alaska’s North Slope.
  • Coverage of the USGS’s monumental assessment of the Wolfcamp shale.

We also have a story on the AAPG Foundation-supported humanitarian organization, Geologists Without Borders, a fascinating edition of Historical Highlights by AAPG Past President Paul Weimer covering a really deep subject, along with the rest of our usual news and features.

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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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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...

  • DPA to Sponsor Delaware Basin Playmaker’s Forum
  • Welcome to New Councilors!!
  • A Last Look Back
  • AAPG Participation in the 9th Annual Geoscience Congressional Visits Day
  • DPA Awards at Calgary ACE
  • DPA Goes to Cancun
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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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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:

  • Conversations
  • Look Back, and Remember
  • Delegate's Take Action in Houston
  • HoD Survey Results
  • What Are We Doing to Recruit the Next Generation of Young Professionals?
  • Mid-Continent Section Meeting Will Examine “Today’s Idea, Tomorrow’s Discovery"
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In this Issue:
  • Coming Soon, HoD Attractions and Some Questions About AAPG
  • Should I Try This Double Diamond - Or Play It Safe?
  • Meet the Candidates
  • Proposal for Revising How Advisory Council Representation is Allocated
  • HoD Membership Committee - An Update
  • Top 10 List to Expect at This Year's HoD Meeting!
  • Registration Open for the Rocky Mountain Section Annual Meeting
  • This Year's HoD Award Winners

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In this issue:

  • Lights Ahead: Is it Blue Skies or Oncoming Traffic?
  • Be Consistent
  • At Least 365 New Chances for New Discoveries!
  • Best Practices – A Key to Sustaining AAPG’s Membership
  • Growing AAPG From the Ground Up
  • A Time to Choose: Which Provision is Preferred?
  • Rules and Procedures Committee Report
  • Membership Committee Report
  • Mid-Continent Section Student Expo
  • Winter 2017 Mid-Continent Section Newsletter
  • Candidate Profile - Bill Houston
  • Candidate Profile - Steve Goolsby
  • Candidate Profile - Cheryl Desforges
  • Candidate Profile - Justin Vandenbrink
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In this issue:

  • AAPG's 100th Anniversary
  • Progress Report – Calendar Year End: How Are We Doing?
  • HoD 2017 - Honors and Award Winners
  • Slate of Candidates
  • Candidate Profile - Bill Houston
  • Candidate Profile - Steve Goolsby
  • Candidate Profile - Cheryl Desforges
  • Candidate Profile - Justin Vandenbrink
  • C&BL Committee Report
  • HOD Awardee - Robert Ray
  • HOD Awardee - Dave Campbell
  • HOD Awardee - Jeanne Harris
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In this issue:

  • Midyear Attitudes
  • Transparency and Communication
  • HOD Midyear Business Meeting
  • AAPGs Reorg: Finding Better Ways to Communicate With You
  • Delegate's Breakfast Overview
  • The Decline of Mentoring
  • Delegates and Alternets 2016-19

 

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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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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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In this issue:

  • DEG Mission Statement
  • 2017 DEG Honors and Awards
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly - OTC Recap
  • Beauty in Geology
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In this issue:

  • DEG Mission Statement
  • Drinking Water Protection - Regulation Matters!
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly / RPSEA Report
  • Beauty in Geology - The Beauty of the Microscopic World in Geology
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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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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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