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AAPG members Mark Zoback and F. Rall Walsh separate myth from fact regarding induced seismicity.
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A research seismologist with the Oklahoma Geological Survey, Amberlee Darold has been studying the increase in seismicity that has attracted the attention of scientists around the globe. She will present the results of a recent study at the upcoming Mid-Continent Section meeting.
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Jim Reilly, AAPG member and former NASA astronaut, talks about the practical realities of going to Mars, and what humanity needs to do to make it happen. Part two of our series on Mars exploration.
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Emphasis: Geophysical Review

 
Experts weigh-in on the current state of the industry, and the geophysical business is struggling just like everyone else.
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Traditionally ignored, the azimuthal dimension enables more information to be squeezed out of 3-D seismic.


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The discovery and imaging of a mammoth magma reservoir beneath the Yellowstone supervolcano is a capstone to decades of research. Scientists have long known of a smaller magma chamber, but the new chamber – 4.4 times larger – helps answer the questions about the volcanic system.
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Mexico’s recent opening to foreign oil investors has created a huge demand for 2-D seismic data on the regional geology.
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An acquisition of some unfamiliar geology in the Woodforth SCOOP shale play meant one exploration had to get creative in their use of geosteering.
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Times may be tough for seismic companies, but not all companies are waiting for the current storm to pass. Spectrum ASA recently moved to gain a greater global footprint by purchasing Fugro’s 2-D seismic library – a move Spectrum CEO Rune Eng called a “game changer” for the multi-client seismic imaging company.
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Standing Columns

Scientific publishing is undergoing major changes driven by the shift to digital publication - and the digital revolution will continue to change the way that AAPG disseminates our science.
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The DPA continues to work to provide scientific, business and professional support to its members through sponsored forums.
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The key elements for shale resource evaluation are the mineral content – such as clay, quartz and calcite – the total organic carbon (TOC) content, the brittleness and some mechanical properties of the shale rocks. Geomechanical studies are necessary both for understanding wellbore environment stability and also interpreting well log data, by estimating the mechanical properties of the subsurface.
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A burst of new emissions regulations that affect the oil and natural gas industry has cheered the environmental community while distressing the industry and opponents of government regulation.
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The discovery and untimely loss of the Jusepin Deep Field in Venezuela is a story of creativity, perseverance, technical excellence and emotion – which are qualities we as geoscientists like to feel we bring to our jobs every day.
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This year’s AAPG Foundation Professor of the Year, AAPG member Joseph Satterfield of Angelo State University, had a unique problem when he first arrived at the school. There wasn’t a geology department – well, not much of one, anyway.
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