AAPG Holds Inaugural Myanmar Conference  
/ October 2014

AAPG held its first conference in Myanmar in August. The technical program titled “Tectonic Evolution of Myanmar and its Basin Development with Special References to its Petroleum Occurrences” was attended by 238 local and international delegates from 16 countries.

The Role of Industry in Developing YPs in Canada  
By Carol McGowen / September 2014

Whether upcoming young professionals work with companies exploring the Atlantic Margin potential of offshore eastern Canada or the ever-challenging unconventional plays in Alberta, the stakes are high for university graduates and young professionals pursuing energy industry careers in Canada.

Asia-Pacific Region Sees Continued Growth  
By Peter Baillie / August 2014
Asia-Pacific Region Sees Continued Growth
GTW Draws Global Audience to Brazil  
By Emily Llinás / July 2014
Preparation for the FIFA World Cup was not the only event attracting international audiences to Brazil in May. AAPG’s Geosciences Technology Workshop (GTW) Brasil, "Stratigraphic Traps and Play Concepts in Deep Water Settings," brought in 143 geoscientists representing 12 countries from the Americas, Europe and Asia.
Celebrating Ayoluengo  
By Jorge Navarro / June 2014

The Ayoluengo field, commonly cited as Spain’s only onshore oil field, was discovered in June 1964. Today, 50 years later, the field is still active, with an average production of some 100 barrels oil per day and a total cumulated oil production of nearly 17 million barrels of oil.

Ramirez Leads with Knowledge, Personality  
By Emily Llinás / April 2014

At first glance, the 47-year-old, unassuming Colombian may not seem like one of the senior leaders of a national oil company. But spending five minutes with Ramirez explains why this passionate individual is one of Colombia’s industry leaders who is leaving a lasting legacy for AAPG.

Turner Celebrations Begin  
By Francois Marechal / March 2014

This is a very significant year in Alberta and throughout the Canada Region, as it represents the 100-year anniversary of the Turner Valley gas field.

YP Activities Provided Asia-Pacific Highlights   
By Carol McGowen / February 2014

Young Professional activities in the Asia-Pacific region are growing by leaps and bounds – and as the regional coordinator for YP activities, I am pleased to announce that new chapters have been formed in Malaysia, Indonesia, China and India.

Enter the Young: Latin America Feels the Beat  
By Emily Llinás / January 2014

Latin America is known for its young population, and the Latin America Region of AAPG is no exception.

It Was a Very Good Year for Europe Region  
By Carol McGowen / December 2013

European Region office is on the move. They are relocating and it is now a good time to look back over the year and reflect on has occurred for 2013.

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