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AAPG President Scott Tinker sends a letter to U.S. President-elect Barack Obama calling for a coordinated approach to energy, economic and environmental policies.


The world economy is in a mess and oil prices have dropped more than $100 a barrel, but from a hiring standpoint, the industry is actually better off today.


Manpower. It’s been a concern for two decades and remains a challenge that gets more critical with no magic bullet in sight.


An ongoing aggressive and focused effort to provide AAPG’s popular Distinguished Lecture program to all parts of the planet is taking a giant step forward this year.


Meet an AAPG award-winning couple that’s about to take their geologic expertise to students in Bahrain – and who, like many couples involved in the same profession, has a marriage that is as much defined by their work as their work is by their marriage.


Despite plummeting commodity prices, oil and gas companies in general have indicated they’ll keep going after new-hires to beef up lean staffs – a hangover-type situation caused in part by the massive layoffs during previous downturns in the industry.

Emphasis: World Development


What in the world just happened? When it comes to global oil discoveries, it turns out a lot happened in 2008 – and a lot of it happened in Latin America.


It might be winter in Canada right now, but British Columbia couldn’t be hotter.


Commodity prices may have taken a nosedive, at least for the time being, but industry happenings offshore Brazil give reason for the locals – and plenty of other folks – to pop open the bubbly.


Past, but not forgotten: For more than years the untapped 14 potential of Canada’s East Georges Bank Basin has tantalized explorationists – and its day of truth is getting closer.

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