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Accent on the algae? One geologist says the superior rock properties of the Marcellus Shale may be due to the significant role that algal blooms played in its development.

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Distinguished Lecturerers announced for N.A. Tours

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Emphasis: Annual Convention

 

Picking themselves up: Operators in the Gulf of Mexico are continuing to push forward in the aftermath of Macondo.

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Wake-up call: The company that helped turn the shallow Gulf of Mexico into a deep drilling wonderland says the industry has learned much over the past six months.

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“Sweet” smell of success: The Gulf Coast region’s Upper Jurassic Haynesville play continues to be a spotlight-grabbing event.

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Standing Columns

As geoscientists we have a good understanding of many of the factors that can affect our industry – but one factor that we may understand the least is water.

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Membership numbers are an interesting barometer of an association’s health. The general ups-and-downs of AAPG membership are clearly tied to the price of oil and gas.

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In past years, DEG’s major areas of technical focus have included hydrogeology, environmental geophysics and carbon sequestration as it relates to the petroleum industry. Over the next year we intend to expand our technical focus areas to include:

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Part 1 of 4: The geometry of onshore 3-D seismic recording grids is based on five parameters: source-station spacing, receiver-station spacing, source-line spacing, receiver-line spacing and recording swath size. 

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It’s common knowledge, and it’s wrong. The top suppliers of crude oil to the United States are Canada and Mexico.

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Highlights from the Asia Pacific are shared by Adrienne Pereira, new Programs Manager for the AAPG Asia/Pacific region.

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The Tulsa Geological Society has thrown down a financial gauntlet to help raise money for one of the AAPG Foundation’s most popular programs.

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