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Executive committee election results: Lee Krystinik has been voted president-elect by the AAPG membership for the 2012-13 term and will serve as AAPG president in 2013-14.

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Going natural: A three-vehicle caravan heads from Texas to California powered bycompressed natural gas.

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Spotlight on: Timothy T. Schowalter, who just received this year’s AAPG Pioneer Award in Long Beach, Calif., has a confession to make about two of his most important and celebrated published works.

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Oh give me a home where the buffalo … coexist with the oil industry. Thanks to a lot of cooperation and mutual respect, such a place exists at Oklahoma’s Tallgrass PrairiePreserve.

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Reduced Registration Fee Deadline for ICE 2012 in Singapore is June 27.

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AAPG House of Delegates makes changes to simplify membership within AAPG.

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Jeff Lund, chair of the HoD, explains how simplifying membership fits within AAPG’s Strategic Plan.

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Emphasis: Exploration Innovations

 

Here, there and everywhere: For the first time, cable-free self-contained nodal systems are being used in an onshore-offshore combination – and in a challenging location.

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Early detection: A Canadian geophysicist is finding success by incorporating existing 3-D data to determine fracture networks in the Bakken Shale.

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Standing Columns

My year as AAPG president started informally and unceremoniously.

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The AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition in Long Beach is all wrapped up. And what a great meeting it was!

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The SAGEEP meeting had 340 attendees from 21 countries with four concurrent daily sessions, consisting of 210 oral presentations and 31 posters.

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Starting in the 1980s people began to see that an efficient way to answer this question was to acquire both P-wave and S-wave seismic data across a rock/fluid system that had to be interpreted.

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Historical Highlights: In spite of secrecy, lack of access to well data, long-time BP employee was privileged to become involved in a major petroleum province before it was discovered and stayed with it until it reached maturity.

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Something new: The spectacular Palo Duro Canyon will be the setting for the Mid-Continent Section’s inaugural Biennial Field Conference – a new concept that may bring big dividends to smaller local societies.

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