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.

Canada, Gas Industry Adjusts to Supply, Demand  
By Carol McGowen / March 2012

Frigid temperatures and blizzard conditions moved across Europe in early February, setting new records – and as temperatures fell, gas prices from the main pipeline in Russia rose to the highest levels since 2006.

Shared Shale Experience is a Great Tool  
By Carol McGowen / February 2012

Geoscientists and others working the booming plays of Latin America know experience is a great tool.

Keepin’ Busy in Europe   
By Jeremy Richardson / December 2011

AAPG’s Europe Region has a new president: Welcome to Vlasta Dvorakova, who has been a very active president-elect over the past couple of years before assuming the presidential reins in June.Vlasta works for the Czech Geological Survey in Brno, Czech Republic.

ME Region Priorities: Young Pros, Students   
By Abdulrahman Al-Sharhan / October 2011

It is my pleasure to introduce myself as the new AAPG Middle East Region president (2011-13).

Canada: Robust Resource-Wise, Frail Market-Wise   
By Ross Clark / September 2011

While energy demand in the developed world seems somewhat stabilized, energy demand from emerging economies in the Asia Pacific Region increases year after year.

Ideas Shared on South America Tour   
By Carol McGowen / August 2011

With expertise as both a professor and consulting geologist, AAPG President Paul Weimer’s background is well-aligned with the energy industry renaissance currently under way in Latin America.

PNG Gas Finds Push LNG Plans   
By Michael McWalter / July 2011

It is a little over 25 years since the Iagifu 2-X well drilled by Niugini Gulf Oil discovered Papua New Guinea’s first commercial oil field – the Kutubu field, which was put into production in 1992 by Chevron Niugini Pty Ltd. after they acquired the assets of Gulf Oil.

Europe Region Busy   
By Jeremy Richardson / June 2011

For those of us in the AAPG European Region, 2011 began where 2010 left off – very busy.

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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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