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AAPG is implementing a new policy on Open Access publishing that will keep the Association current and engaged.

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Look for the inaugural issue of Interpretation in August.

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The upcoming 2013 International Conference and Exhibition (ICE) in Cartegena, Colombia, will be an event you don't want to miss.

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AAPG members are being asked to help create an educational research facility to study a part of England's Jurassic Coast.

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Sa'id Al-Hajri, Saudi Aramco's acting manager of the Upstream Ventures department, has assumed the role as president of the AAPG Middle East Region.

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The fifth annual Fabric of the Land art and science exhibit is proving valuable to geologists - and artists around the world.

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The AAPG Career Center has some new tools/resources available to increase member value and provide opportunities to enhance career needs.

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Emphasis: International Regions

 

The Santos and Campos basins continue to be the world's hottest spot in deepwater and ultra-deepwater exploration.

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Latin America offers some of the most promising and most perplexing exploration prospects on the planet.

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The supergiant Mamba gas discovery has proved East Africa's potential is real.

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Long captivated by both the onshore and offshore possibilities in Colombia, operators are hoping to turn Caribbean potential into reality soon.

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After decades spent visiting Morocco and neighboring Algeria, an AAPG member who's led countless field trips to some of the earth's most exotic places says the two old countries are evolving into modern times.

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One AAPG member uses her personal touch to grow AAPG’s international presence.

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Standing Columns

People who know me might kindly note that I sometimes repeat myself, so you are going to see several editorials wrapped around the concept of “doing what we say we do.”

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You don’t have to spend much time around the oil and natural gas industry to understand that it is political.

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Even with a year of preparation as president-elect, I find myself stepping into the role of Energy Minerals Division (EMD) president with some trepidation.

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Last month in this space we analyzed the relations of fracture patterns and layer curvature in clay models. This month we examine these relations in a central Oklahoma field developed by Pathfinder Exploration, Norman, Okla.

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Starting in 2012 and continuing through this fall, the National Academies (NAS) are hosting workshops to inform the public about shale gas development. 

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This story, whose outcome was an important milestone for Total’s exploration at the time of discovery, can be seen as complementary to the Mahakam success story, described in the September 2011 Historical Highlights column.

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I have just returned from Kompong Thom town, the capital of Kompong Thom Province, some 200 kilometers north of Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia.

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Leaders from student chapters across the globe attended the recent Student Chapter Leadership Summit and AAPG Leadership Days in Tulsa, where they learned how to increase the success of student chapters as well as prepare for the professional world of petroleum geology and engineering.

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