February 2012

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Rocky road to success: AAPG member Simon Donato found adventure and much more – when he accepted the personal challenge of finding archaeological sites in the rugged and dangerous mountains overlooking the Strait of Hormuz.

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The rest of the story? High expectations dominate current outlooks for U.S. energy independence, but a past AAPG president warns against overenthusiasm on shale capacity.

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Home grown: A recent National Petroleum Council study suggests America has enough oil resources to meet its growing demand for several decades.

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BP is recruiting the next generation of scientists and believe their response to the Macondo incident may have helped raise their profile and interest of this new talent resource.

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Technical award winners have been announced for the 2011 AAPG International Conference and Exhibition, held last October in Milan, Italy.

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Foundation announced its top awards recipients: William J. Barret and Herbert G. Davis.

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Second time around: Award-winning AAPG geologist Tako Koning already had one successful career as an explorationist in Angola, and now he’s back for more – and helping residents there to recognize and appreciate the country’s geologic splendor.

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Howard Johnson left a successful 15-year career with a major oil company to become a teacher – and that step led to a role in the creation of the wildly successful Imperial Barrel Award.

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