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The world's helium shortage is not a household topic, but it could become one in 2013 – this long-called a "looming crisis" is now a fast-approaching reality.


One more time: The AAPG Foundation’s “explorer-in-residence,” Susan Eaton, is returning to Antarctica again on a scientific expedition to study the geology and the climate found at the Bottom of the World.


Lost in the flood: AAPG member Sam Epstein stayed – and survived the devastating Hurricane Sandy in Rockaway, N.Y. And Gerald Friedman is part of the story ...


From prospects to discoveries: The art of the deal will be among the valuable lessons shared during the inaugural DPA-sponsored Playmaker Forum, coming soon in Houston.

Emphasis: Downhole Geology


A new well in Oklahoma may be the most historic and geologically interesting project in the entire country – and for a bonus, it may involve a new helium province.


It’s all about staying on target: Technological advances are helping to make geosteering an increasingly valuable tool for geologists involved in horizontal wells.


The proof is in the colors: A new stratigraphic analysis technique, ChromaStratigraphy, is being used to record changes in color in rock samples and produce a virtual core for viewing.

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