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What’s the difference? When it comes to the terms subsalt and presalt, the answer is, “a lot – and it matters.” 


Head of the class: Stef Paramoure, an eighth grade science teacher in New Braunfels, Texas, has been named the 2010 AAPG Earth Science Teacher of the Year.


Searching for Rocks, Listening for Bells. Spotlight on Susan Landon.

Emphasis: International


Pre-salt discoveries in Brazil, shale gas potential and tight gas exploration in eastern Europe and, in Africa, a virtual continent of activity and opportunity.


Latin America’s current story of exploration, development and potential may be the best known among all parts of the globe – and not just because AAPG recently held its successful international conference in Rio de Janeiro.


A strong, integrated and active group of explorationists is still recognized as the most effective way to add value to a company by what is called "organic growth," which is very much a long-term activity.


The impact of the rapid economic growth of “Asian giants” China and India is such that African oil supplies now face increased demand to fuel this growth and, therefore, increased E&P activity.


It seemed like a good idea at the time, but … what ever happened to exploration in these places? 


Poland is primed and anxious to have its fields on the world list of successful shale gas plays.


Training days: The University of Aberdeen intends to have the profession and the industry prepared for the coming “crew change.”

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