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Meet the AAPG Executive Committee for 2009-10 led by John C. Lorenz, president of Geoflight LLC, Edgewood, N.M.

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Graduate students representing Moscow (Russia) State University claimed the top prize as winners of this year’s Imperial Barrel Awards program, beating out in the finals nine other teams from geology and geophysical departments from around the world.

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Behind the scenes: You’ve heard about a new report that points to the Arctic as having great potential for hydrocarbon resources. But have you heard how the report was made?
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Reason to sing? Northern Louisiana’s high-profile, still-fledgling Haynesville shale gas play, despite the challenges facing many operators, is hitting all the right notes.
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Everything you learned in kindergarten: The early lessons of life – be honest, do good works for others – can still provide a good foundation in the world of ethics.
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Let’s raise a glass! Shale Ale, a limited edition beer made exclusively for the Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation – is making imbibers happy and raising the public’s awareness of the historic formation.
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A question asked and answered: The AAPG House of Delegates takes action on the required waiting time for a member to be considered for Active status.
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Standing Columns

As General Ira Eaker said when he brought the U.S. Army Eighth Air Force to join the Royal Air Force in England during World War II, “We won’t do much talking until we’ve done more fighting. After we’ve gone, we hope you’ll be glad we came.”

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Wow! That is the first thing that comes to mind when I think about this year’s Annual Conference and Exhibition, or ACE 2009, in Denver.

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The Division of Professional Affairs has in recent years accomplished a number of tasks to benefit its members.

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Here we illustrate another application of that 2008 reflectivity calculation that aids in quantifying numerous geological features – with the emphasis here being on thin beds.

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GEO-DC was host to 14 AAPG members in Washington, D.C., in May for the first-ever AAPG Congressional Visits Day (AAPG CVD).

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The AAPG Africa Region has launched a new, distinct Africa Region website, emblazoned with vibrant colors from red to yellow and blue.

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The historic $9.4 million agreement between AAPG and Oklahoma State University to create a GIS digital geology consortium has been officially finalized.

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