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Move over, Mr. Barnett – the Marcellus shale is a tantalizing, unconventional play that stretches over a huge area and, according to many, offers a huge potential.
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Online voting will be available for voting March 4 through May 15 noon CDT.
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Government and the private sector are joining hands – and expertise – to tackle the potential production that lies in Canada’s unconventional gas resources.
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Emphasis: Seismic

 
It is the best of times, period: Seismic crews are enjoying a boom cycle that leaves little room for rest.
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Tough terrain, challenging locales, political upheavals: Welcome to the world of international seismic work, where the hardest part of the job might be just getting to the job.
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Coming soon to a difficult-to-explore-area near you – cableless seismic technology is leading the way into challenging areas
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Say you want a revolution? There’s a good one going on in the Gulf of Mexico involving wide-azimuth seismic acquisition – one with the potential to spread around the world.
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Pass the salt, please: How advances in 3-D seismic technology opened the subsalt exploration door in the Gulf of Mexico – and why that matters to the rest of the industry.
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Standing Columns

With the U.S. political season now in full swing, some of the candidates are focusing on the idea of the country becoming “energy independent” with such phrases as “America must break the tyranny of oil” or “We can’t allow dictators to enslave the American people."
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In an attempt to improve the health of our employees AAPG is looking at several programs this year to help staff eat and exercise better.
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The coastal Louisiana landscape was built from sediments supplied by the Mississippi River and deposited on its delta or along adjacent shorelines, carried there by longshore currents.
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The first session of the 110th Congress finished in December with few results. Partisan squabbling and the distraction of a presidential election cycle seemed to bring the legislative process to a halt.
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The AAPG Foundation announces a new award that recognizes outstanding generosity.
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