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Officers for the 2011-12 term have been announced.


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.


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.

Emphasis: Rocky Mointains


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


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


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.


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.


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.


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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