October 2009

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The best of the best: Celebrated scientist L. Frank Brown Jr. and past AAPG president Patrick J.F. Gratton lead the list of AAPG award winners who will be honored in New Orleans.
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Times are tough, the future is uncertain and everyone seems to be in a bad mood. That’s right – it’s the perfect time to start your own oil and gas business. 
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Thinking outside the box: One surprise at the recent summer NAPE was a linear driver free-piston engine that can turn watered-out wells into long-life electrical power producers.
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Proposed changes to AAPG’s Global Corporate Structure aren’t necessary, according to the conclusions of the House of Delegate’s Constitution and Bylaws Committee.
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What’s the story? A “Gallon of Gas”. The first episode in a new series by National Geographic that tells the production story behind natural resources to delivered to the consumer.

Emphasis: Geophysical Review

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Urban development: Seismic crews found creative ways to complete a successful operation in the sensitive Long Beach/Signal Hill oil field. 
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Deep freeze: Cutting-edge technology, environmental awareness and a lot of warm clothing are helping seismic crews cope in hostile Arctic regions. 

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