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How big is big? A team of U.S. Geological Survey geologists is doing a new assessment of – and taking a “long” look at – the unconventional potential of the Arkoma Basin.


Show me the money: Government officials are pumping new funding into geothermal research and projects.


Search and Discovery recipient, Mitch Harris, is recognized for his body of works contributed to geoscience.


A recent AAPG Geosciences Technology Workshop examined the contributions, challenges and responsibilities of geoscientists in estimating resources and reserves.


For more than a decade petroleum geoscientists, engineers and E&P executives expressed concern that U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rules governing oil and gas reserves disclosures disallowed the use of technology recognized as industry best practice and were inconsistent with most company’s internal planning processes.

Emphasis: Downhole Geology


Well data isn’t the geologists only tool to assess potential of deep basins or frontier areas. Think "source rock."


And now, live from your well to your desktop: The Internet is the newest tool providing real-time views via a downhole video survey.


Well, shake it up, baby: Hydro-impact technology is using seismic wave stimulation technology to shake loose residual oil trapped in the reservoirs around existing wells.

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