ATC Called Successful  
By Carol McGowen / February 2013

More than 1,000 delegates attended the most recent Annual Technical Conference (ATC), a joint venture of the Pakistan Association of Petroleum Geologists (PAPG) and the Society of Petroleum Engineers, which was held in early December at Islamabad, Pakistan.

Argentina’s Vaca Muerta Draws GTW Spotlight  
By Carol McGowen / January 2013

The Vaca Muerta is now a leading shale play in Latin America. Check out this article on the workshop AAPG recently held in Buenos Aires.

APPEX Regional Starts Strong  
By Carol McGowen / December 2012

Nearly 200 attendees from 29 countries attended the inaugural APPEX Regional 2012 event, held Nov. 8-9 in Istanbul, Turkey, and organized in association with Turkey’s National Oil Company, TPAO.

Riding High, Africa Region Eyes Crucial Event  
By Carol McGowen / November 2012

The trend of exploration success in many parts of Africa is almost unprecedented.

Middle East Region Sets GTW Lineup  
By Carol McGowen / October 2012

In an effort to continue serving the geosciences community in the Middle East, AAPG Middle East Region will be offering a number of Geosciences Technology Workshops (GTWs) where the attendees, practitioners and scientists will have an opportunity to discuss real cases, issues and experiences.

Rocky Mountain, Eastern Section Meetings Set This Month  
By Carol McGowen / September 2012

September will be a busy month for the AAPG Sections – two groups will be holding their annual meetings, both in locales that boast geologic industry history and plenty of entertainment opportunities. 

AAPG Making Strides In Diverse Pacific Region  
By Carol McGowen / August 2012

AAPG’s Asia Pacific Region comprises members living in a geographically large and complex area drawn from the most ethnically and culturally diverse area of the Earth; it includes the “stans” in the west (Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Afghanistan), the Indian subcontinent, southeast Asia, north Asia – including China, Korea and Japan – together with Oceania (PNG, Australia, New Zealand).

Palo Duro Canyon To Get Starring Role  
By Carol McGowen / June 2012

Something new: The spectacular Palo Duro Canyon will be the setting for the Mid-Continent Section’s inaugural Biennial Field Conference – a new concept that may bring big dividends to smaller local societies.

Nigeria Potential Waiting to be Tapped  
By Carol McGowen / May 2012

Oil production in Nigeria started in 1958 after the discovery of Oloibiri oil field in 1956.

AAPG, SEG to Open Joint Office in Dubai  
By Carol McGowen / April 2012

AAPG and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) are opening a joint office in Dubai UAE to facilitate services to members in the Middle East, India and North Africa.

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Carol Cain McGowen is the development manager for AAPG's Regions and Sections. She may be contacted via email , or telephone at 1-918-560-9403.

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