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Game changer? Horizontal drilling affirms more than a decade of E&P efforts in Canada’s Maritime provinces – the Frederick Brook Shale emerges as a potentially prolific play.


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.

Emphasis: International Conference


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


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


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.


Deeper targets, higher excitement: Industry enthusiasm for shale gas (and oil) plays just keeps escalating – and the interest is going global.


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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