NAPE Welcomes AAPG President  
/ January 2009

AAPG President Dr. Scott W. Tinker became the fourth Association president to visit Nigeria when he attended November’s NAPE 2008 conference in Abuja, Nigeria.

Planning Time Begins for 2009 IBA  
By Carol McGowen / December 2008

‘Bridges Built’ On Four-Country Visit  
By Carol McGowen / November 2008

 Africa Region Seats Diverse Committee  
By Carol McGowen / October 2008
Following the recent election using AAPG’s online voting process, the officers from Ghana, Nigeria, Morocco, South Africa and Egypt assume responsibility to grow membership and enhance delivery of AAPG services to geoscientists in the Region. 
Imperial Barrel Program On a Roll  
By Connie Mongold / September 2008
As we enter the third season of global Imperial Barrel Award competitions, I first would like to thank the Imperial Barrel Award Committee members and local IBA competition coordinators, AAPG’s amazing staff, committed industry sponsors and judges, supportive academic advisers and directors and last – but certainly not least – the participating students who made the 2008 Imperial Barrel Award program so successful and enjoyable!
Retention of ‘GeoWomen’ a Concern  
/ August 2008
Leading industry employers tell AAPG that although they recruit and hire the best geoscientists – and often at least half are women – they have problems retaining women geoscientists.
Committees Seek Global Involvement  
By Carol McGowen / July 2008
The AAPG, House of Delegates and three Divisions are an essential part of the Association’s infrastructure that serve as a conduit to understanding member needs at the grass roots level.
OU Leads Long List of IBA Winners  
By Carol McGowen / July 2008
A team of five graduate students representing the School of Geology and Geophysics at University of Oklahoma rose to the top level and won first place in the second annual IBA competition – but the 2008 AAPG Imperial Barrel Award program produced winners on all levels.
Winning Teams Moved On to San Antonio  
By Carol McGowen / May 2008
Twelve university teams from around the world competed in the finals of AAPG’s Imperial Barrel Award program at the AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition in San Antonio.
APPEX London Generates a Buzz  
By Carol McGowen / April 2008
By all accounts the seventh annual APPEX – AAPG Prospect and Property Expo in London – held in early March was a significant success.
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