Inaugural ME Workshop to Yield Publication   
By Mahdi Abu Ali, Marek Kacewicz / April 2011

The first Geosciences Technology Workshop ever held in the Middle East Region proved to be an enormous success and a remarkable accomplishment for the geosciences community in the area.

Canada’s URs Offer Opportunities   
By Carol McGowen / March 2011

Canada’s unconventional resources continue to excite the imaginations of geoscientists, as Canadian companies – with operators and investors from North America, India and Southeast Asia – are doggedly working to unlock the country’s unconventional resource play potential.

Work Begins On Singapore 2012 ICE   
By Carol McGowen / February 2011

The 2012 AAPG International Conference and Exhibition (ICE) will be held in late September in Singapore, with meeting dates subject to final confirmation once the Formula One schedule for 2012 is released.

Deepwater Confab Draws 800 to Nigeria    
By Carol McGowen / January 2011

Four of the five past AAPG Africa Region presidents joined current Region President Nosa Omorodion in Abuja, Nigeria, for the third Regional Deepwater Offshore West Africa Conference (DOWAC).

Europe Region Activities Growing  
By Jeremy Richardson / December 2010

The London-based AAPG European Region office has had a busy year – we moved to new premises in the heart of London last year and have had an exciting time developing our events and activities while liaising, helping and cultivating our membership and providing a welcome coffee stop for all those AAPG members passing through London.

ME Region Focuses on Needs, Growth  
By Hussain Al Otaibi / November 2010

Although historically focused on its birthplace in North America, AAPG is growing rapidly in several international locations, including one that is in the heart of the oil industry – the Middle East.

Horn River Basin Keeping Canada Hot  
By Carol McGowen / October 2010

Canada’s Horn River Basin has been described as significantly larger than the Barnett shale area in Texas, which currently produces three billion cubic feet per day. Third-party estimates predict the Horn River area could hold 50-100 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, making it the hottest resource play in North America.

Asia Pacific Region Busy on Many Fronts  
By Adrienne Pereira / September 2010

Highlights from the Asia Pacific are shared by Adrienne Pereira, new Programs Manager for the AAPG Asia/Pacific region.

Delegation Visits Colombia, Peru  
By Carol McGowen / August 2010

Colombians elected Juan Manuel Santos as their new president on June 20, the day AAPG’s presidential delegation landed in Bogotá for a whirlwind tour with both tactical and strategic importance.

Diversity Leveraged to Benefit the Bottom Line   
By Carol McGowen / June 2010

On the last day of the recent AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition in New Orleans nearly 150 people attended the third Professional Women in Earth Sciences Diversity Seminar, this year focusing on “The Economics of Diversity – Competing For and Leveraging Employee Diversity in a Global Petroleum Industry.”

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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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