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Officers for the 2011-12 term have been announced.

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It used to be NIMBY (Not In My Backyard), Harbert said, but BANANA is now a more accurate description: Build Absolutely Nothing Anywhere Near Anything.

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AAPG Student members who graduated this fiscal year (between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011) now can choose to retain “Student” status for an additional 24 months after graduation – and take advantage of the lower Student dues rate of $10.

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Emphasis: Rocky Mointains

 

Doug Strickland dreamed big when his work led to discovery of the Covenant oil field in central Utah.

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A significant new Bakken Shale oil play has finally warmed up in northwest Montana.

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Oil and liquids-rich gas deposits are hot targets today among prospectors and operators – and the action in the self-sourced Niobrara shale play in the Rocky Mountain region is about as fired up as it can be.

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Seemingly endless images and slogans, from both industry supporters and critics, remind us almost daily that the public conversation about energy these days is about the future.

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The potential of Wyoming's Niobrara shale play will be in the spotlight during this year's AAPG Rocky Mountain Section meeting, set June 25-29 in Cheyenne, Wyo.

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Colorado’s state geologist warned the world is depleting its natural resources as the United States and growing economies scramble for precious metals, oil and gas.

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Standing Columns

Students increasingly are learning via computers, and scientists are increasingly dependent on them.

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I have asked my share of dumb questions in my lifetime. Sometimes we just miss the obvious.

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In this, my last article as president of the Division of Environmental Geology, I am going to take a few moments to express my thanks to all of the hard working DEG members who helped throughout the year to make this a tremendously successful year.

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Geological interpretation of seismic data is commonly done by analyzing patterns of seismic amplitude, phase and frequency in map and section views across a prospect area.

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It should come as no surprise that here at GEO-DC we spend a lot of time talking about energy and the future of energy.

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On the last day of the recent AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition in New Orleans nearly 150 people attended the third Professional Women in Earth Sciences Diversity Seminar, this year focusing on “The Economics of Diversity – Competing For and Leveraging Employee Diversity in a Global Petroleum Industry.”

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Four Members of the Corporation and two Trustees for the AAPG Foundation were re-elected to new terms during the group’s recent meeting in New Orleans during the AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition.

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