The resource-rich, challenging – and typically hostile – environments of the Arctic have become attractive exploration areas for major companies around the world. And that development is the theme of this EXPLORER – our first Arctic Exploration issue. Shown here are members of an Arctic consortium that are preparing now for the exploration activity of tomorrow. Photo courtesy of the OGP Oil Spill Response Technology JIP.

The AAPG EXPLORER is the monthly tabloid magazine of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists that covers news of interest to the AAPG membership. Contents include coverage of the entire span of energy interest, with emphasis on exploration for hydrocarbons and energy minerals. Breaking news stories, features, profiles of personalities, comment columns and Association information is included.

The AAPG EXPLORER is read by more than 42,000 members and friends of the Association in 129 countries.