One Last Look at a Successful AAPG Year  
By David Curtiss / December 2013

In the northern hemisphere we are preparing for winter. Each day the sun sits lower in the sky, rising later and sinking earlier. 

AAPG Continues to Navigate the Global Waters  
By David Curtiss / November 2013

Over the past two decades, advances in technology and political choices to encourage the flow of goods, services and capital across borders have contributed significantly to global economic growth.

Let’s Talk: Finding Paths To Effective Solutions  
By David Curtiss / October 2013

I am writing to you from high above the Caribbean, on my way home from Cartagena, Colombia, site of the 2013 AAPG International Conference and Exhibition.

Not So Fast – The End of This Era Isn’t Close  
By David Curtiss / September 2013

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

Good Reasons Why Keystone Should be OK’d  
By David Curtiss / August 2013

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

A Scenario of Hope for Natural Gas Challenges  
By David Curtiss / July 2013

Global demand for natural gas continues to grow and the search is on to meet that demand in both the eastern and western hemispheres.

Finding Value In A Multi-Disciplinary Venture  
By David Curtiss / June 2013

Last month in this column I made the point that AAPG’s success as a scientific and professional society is highly dependent on the relevance and value of our products and services to our members and customers.

Taking Steps to Foster and Advance Science  
By David Curtiss / May 2013

Here at headquarters we are busy with final preparations for the trip to Pittsburgh for AAPG’sAnnual Convention and Exhibition (ACE) from May 19-22. 

AAPG and OTC: Advancing Offshore Science  
By David Curtiss / April 2013

These days all the talk about resource plays and the boomtown atmosphere in places like Williston, N.D., and Midland, Texas, has shifted focus away from the offshore.

AAPG’s Publishing Legacy Adds New Chapters  
By David Curtiss / March 2013

AAPG is a science publisher. It’s a tradition that dates back to our founding. And our flagship journal, the BULLETIN, and our special publications are usually a core part of a petroleum geoscientist’s professional library.

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David Curtiss is an AAPG Member and was named AAPG Executive Director in August 2011. He was previously Director of the AAPG GEO-DC Office in Washington D.C.

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