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Antartica provides geoscientists with an outstanding outdoor laboratory to research planetary processes.

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The new AAPG Advisory provides timely information about all of AAPG’s products, services, events, programs, conferences and publications in one place.

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Enterprising, but cash-poor, students attend AAPG Pacific Section annual meeting on the cheap.

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Initial reports suggest the inaugural Unconventional Resources Technology Conference was an extraordinary success.

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Emphasis: Geophysical Review

 

Oil and gas operators begin to turn their attention to systematic data collection related to the sources and impact of induced seismicity.

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Award-winning paper showcases cutting-edge technique that strongly correlates the 2011 Youngstown, Ohio, Earthquake Sequence to wastewater injection.

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Accurate characterization of unconventional reservoirs requires an integrated, multi-faceted approach.

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New technology breathes life into older seismic data acquisition and processing methods.

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Wireless 'push-pull' shooting method reduces acquisition costs relative to traces per bin in recent Permian Basin survey.

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Major 'Caribbean plate' survey by Moscow-based consortium 'Geology Without Limits' to commence soon, will bring together leading scientists from around the world.

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Canadian crews survey Christchurch faults, receive enthusiastic support from local governmental agencies.

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Seismic acquisition crews in southwest France attempt to gather data without disturbing the locals.

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Sometimes the best seismic data acquisition system for a job is a combination of two.

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Standing Columns

AAPG has a long heritage – in fact, ever since our inception in 1917 – of sharing excellent petroleum geoscience with an ever-broadening circle of geoscientists.

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Every summer more than 50,000 opera fans make a pilgrimage to the city of Bayreuth, Germany. 

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This article introduces a new set of seismic attributes that play an important role in extracting detailed stratigraphic information from seismic data.

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After just a couple of days back from our AAPG Leadership Days gathering in Tulsa, on a whim, I did a Google trend search on the terms “environment+natural gas” + “water,” “energy+water” and “energy+environment.”

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The president’s Climate Action Plan, released June 25, aims to slow the effects of climate change.

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The Netherlands is renowned for its giant Groningen gas field, which contains about 100 TCF of gas  and has a total life expectancy of about 100 years. 

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AAPG Student Chapters in Canada first sprang up between 1998 and 2000 at three western Canada universities.

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AAPG Honorary member James (Jim) Gibbs was elected chair of the Foundation Members of the Corporation during the Trustees’ board meeting, held in Pittsburgh during this year’s AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition.

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