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His brilliant career: Martin Jackson once dreamed of being a doctor, but that was before he discovered the joys of geologic research – a discovery that was good for both him and the geosciences.

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Emphasis: International Conference

 

A world of information: A truly international dynamic will be displayed in Calgary at the upcoming AAPG International Conference and Exhibition.

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Canadians have an appropriately descriptive word to describe both themselves and their country’s energy scene: Resourcefulness.

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Wet and wild: The world’s increasing demand for hydrocarbons is a good sign that deepwater exploration will remain a key source of new global reserves.

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Some topics may be as old as the hills but they still create a buzz. A two-day core conference immediately following the international conference in Calgary will focus on basic geology.

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Standing Columns

This is a crucial month for the Gulf of Mexico in specific and the oil industry in general. This is the month BP expects to have a relief well in a position to stop the flow of oil from its deepwater well in Mississippi Canyon Block 252.

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Change is an inevitable part of life and it is evolution that improves. One of the primary goals of AAPG this year will be to review our strategic plan and determine AAPG’s evolution into the next 35 plus years.

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Despite discouraging economic conditions over the last two years, development of the world’s vast resources of oil shale continues to make progress.

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In this article, we look at a reservoir compartment analysis done across a fluvial depositional system in South Texas.

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John Hofmeister is well known to many in the oil and gas industry as former head of Shell’s U.S. operations. Trained as a political scientist and then working at General Electric, Nortel and AlliedSignal before coming to Shell, his background is one of planning, preparation and pragmatism.

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Colombians elected Juan Manuel Santos as their new president on June 20, the day AAPG’s presidential delegation landed in Bogotá for a whirlwind tour with both tactical and strategic importance.

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Three AAPG members have joined together to provide three universities with subscriptions to the AAPG Datapages Digital Library.

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