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Help wanted? A shortage of geologists led to sizable pay increases in the United States last year, according to the latest AAPG salary survey.
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Let the voting begin: Online balloting -- it's fast and it's easy -- is now open in this year's election of AAPG officers.
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Geology is in the blood of this year's AAPG Outstanding Explorer, Dudley Hughes, who has 65 fields and over 200 million barrels of oil to his credit.
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New Mexico's Tucumcari Basin generates a buzz at the recent NAPE meeting, and with good reason; this old play is ready to add a new chapter to its history.
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The House of Delegates will elect new officers and discuss two amendments at their meeting in San Antonio, before the start of the annual convention.
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Emphasis: Annual Convention

 
It's time for a geoscience Fiesta! San Antonio, a famously festive city, is the site of this year's AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition, held this month at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.
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Thirty-four of the Association's top achievers, geoscientists, and dedicated volunteers will be honored in a ceremony at the meeting's opening session.
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A leader among leaders: Past AAPG president James A. Gibbs has helped lead the Association in countless ways -- a big reason why he's this year's recipient of the Michel T. Halbouty Outstanding Leadership Award.
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"Less controversy, more science." Those four words provide the core of a special forum on "The Changing Debate on Global Warming."
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AAPG's "100 Who Made a Difference" retrospective kicks off with a forum titled "Discovery Thinking," featuring six geologists sharing the stories of their success in the industry.
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To help convention-goers "Pursue The Unconventional," EMD offers a forum to discuss the "Future of Unconventional Resource Plays."
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EMD's luncheon poses the question: "Will Coal Burn Brightly in the Future?"
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Mary Fitts, Earth Science Teacher of the Year, encourages students' natural curiosity about the world around them.
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Ray L. Hunt shares his experiences with the art/science of wildcatting in this year's Halbouty lecture series talk, "Distinguishing Successful Wildcatters: How Your Company Can Be Among The Best."
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Buy great merchandise and contribute to the future of the industry: visit the AAPG General Store in San Antonio!
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A side-trip well worth it -- Ed Dillon invites his fellow members to his community and the historic frontier Fort Clark Springs where you'll discover a community rich in history.
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Standing Columns

AAPG has responded to the Security and Exchange Commission’s “Concept Release on Possible Revisions to the Disclosure Requirements Relative to Oil and Gas Reserves."
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The AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition is the single greatest exercise in professional development that we have as energy geoscientists.
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Just a few years ago uttering the words “carbon sequestration” at a party would result in raised eyebrows and puzzled looks: “Carbon what?”
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By all accounts the seventh annual APPEX – AAPG Prospect and Property Expo in London – held in early March was a significant success.
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Significant gifts to funds that benefit geosciences students have been made to the AAPG Foundation.
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