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John Hogg, an AAPG Honorary member and vice president of exploration and operations for MGM Energy Corp., in Calgary, Canada, has been voted president-elect by the AAPG membership for the 2014-15 term and will serve as AAPG president in 2015-16.

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An outstanding and comprehensive technical program complemented by an extensive exhibits hall that boasted the latest in industry technology and professional services combined to make the recent 2014 AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition one of the largest gatherings in AAPG history.

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That’s not supposed to happen. Check that. It doesn’t happen. No school has ever won twice, which brings us to a school in southwest Louisiana with a little under 18,000 students, a school that would appreciate it if you got its name right: The University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

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To be an innovator in the never-ending search for new oil and gas resources, a good geologist needs to escape the stagnating perils of paradigm paralysis by being equal parts Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock.

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The human race currently finds itself rounding the corner of an unprecedented turning point in history, and it’s a direct consequence of what AAPG members do on a daily basis.  

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Mystery of the deep: No one knows for sure what quantity of gas hydrates awaits discovery deep in the earth, but projections are auspicious.

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Mystery of the deep: No one knows for sure what quantity of gas hydrates awaits discovery deep in the earth, but projections are auspicious.

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Microseismic is one of the tools that have grown in popularity as it has helped producers answer one of the biggest questions they face: Where to drill next?

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A crucial aspect of these fluid inclusions… is that they endure in the geologic record although the parent fluids move on. As a result, a given sample contains the fluid history of the area. In other words, despite being microscopic they’re jam-packed with information.

Emphasis: Offshore Developments

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America’s recent ascent to the high-level status of a hydrocarbon producer worthy of a significant presence on the world stage of leading producers stems from something new and a rebirth of something old.

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The current intense interest in the Gulf was underscored during the lease sales in March 2014 in the Central and Eastern areas.

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Size Matters: Rockhopper Exploration takes a “mom and pop” small business approach to getting big hauls from offshore Falkland Islands.  

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When it comes to U.S. energy policy, there arguably is no topic that creates more heated debate than that of the federal OCS (Outer Continental Shelf) leasing program.

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There is intense interest by the industry in the Keathley Canyon and Garden Banks region of the Gulf of Mexico following major discoveries there, like BP’s Gila discovery announced late last year, and the multibillion-barrel Tiber oil field. Consequently, rival geoscience companies will offer competing surveys of the area.

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The Croatian Hydrocarbons Agency used AAPG’s Annual Convention and Exhibition (ACE) in Houston last month as an opportunity to formally announce that the country’s first offshore license round opened April 2 of this year.

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If you’re looking for a promising frontier area to implement your exploration skills, head to Ireland. The country’s Atlantic Basins are an under-explored frontier petroleum province with proven working hydrocarbon systems.

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