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Has the Anthropocene – the new geological Epoch of Humans – finally arrived? 

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Why wait? A few years ago he was a Student member attending his first Leadership Conference. Today Ryan Lemiski is the youngest-ever member of the AAPG House of Delegates.

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It's an unconventional success story of a New Yorker and a Californian "re-winning" in Wewoka. 

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Emphasis: Exploration Innovations

 

Back to the future: New technology, new techniques and new visions have turned Alaska’s venerable Cook Inlet into a place of new exploration possibilities.

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There’s something in the water: The over-pressured Texas Gulf Coast may be a perfect location to tap geothermal energy.

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A consortium designed to provide support for stripper wells is actually providing new ideas for production and the creation of cost-effective technologies.

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Containing costs and reducing risks are good basics for any project, but for smaller exploration companies – like many in the U.S. mid-continent region – they can be go-or-no factors.

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Standing Columns

The Strategic Plan, and this column, both address ongoing long-term, thorny issues facing AAPG; issues that will require difficult decisions to be made.

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The first reason why practicing petroleum geologists should be AAPG members is to stay current with the science.

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It’s a green energy world we currently live and work in, and regardless of the merits of coal, uranium, geothermal, gas shales – and the list goes on – what we have learned over the years, and notably over the past few years, is that environmental concerns can determine, more often than not, whether our profession and industry is successful or not.

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This month's Geophysical Corner deals with a comparison of structural and amplitude curvatures.

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A multidisciplinary symposium focused on providing clarity to the estimation and reporting of petroleum reserves and resources was held in July in Houston. The symposium brought together a diverse group of stakeholders represented by 200 people from more than 100 organizations in 17 countries.

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It was nearly midnight on a Saturday late in June 1971 when BOCAL’s new palynologist Barry Ingram telephoned chief geologist Peter Kaye to tell him the gas discovery in North Rankin-1 were in Triassic sediments.

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Exciting things involving the Foundation are always happening around the world.

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