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Frack checking: The ongoing and intensifying public debate over the impact of hydraulic fracturing is about to get an infusion of scientific observations.

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Play Fairway study available for free: 400-KM integrated dataset used in study .

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It's plentiful, it's accessible, it's a part of our lives – but can coal ever be the environmentally preferred choice of energy? A look at the current reality of clean coal technology.

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University team responds to concerns about dumping water used in the well fracturing process. Converting the briny wastewater into suitable fresh water is the challenge.

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You could see it everywhere at the recent AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition in Houston:Women were confidently exchanging business cards – with both men and women – as important business connections were made.

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Like father, like son: Paul Weimer, geology professor at the University of Colorado, has assumed the presidency of AAPG and leadership of the Executive Committee – just as his father did 20 years ago.

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Standing Columns

July 2011: The ritual changing of the guard at AAPG leadership – but this year will perhaps bring more change than usual.

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The collective hurrah you may have heard coming from northeast Oklahoma around mid-April was the AAPG staff thankful that another successful annual meeting was behind them.

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Ethics and professionalism are relevant – regardless of your career stage or geography.

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As has been emphasized in the three preceding articles of this series, when a shear (S) wave propagates through a rock unit that has aligned vertical fractures, it splits into two S waves – a fast-S (S1) mode and a slow-S (S2) mode.

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A winning strategy: When geologist Don Todd was told that Indonesia had a lot of oil in the ground, he knew immediately what his next career move would be.

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It is a little over 25 years since the Iagifu 2-X well drilled by Niugini Gulf Oil discovered Papua New Guinea’s first commercial oil field – the Kutubu field, which was put into production in 1992 by Chevron Niugini Pty Ltd. after they acquired the assets of Gulf Oil.

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Nearly $500,000 in donations and pledges came into the AAPG Foundation in May as individuals and corporations join together to show their support.

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