Independent geologist Denise Cox, president of Florida-based Storm Energy, has been voted president-elect of AAPG for the 2017-18 term.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning energy researcher Daniel Yergin analyzes the current market from a historical perspective.

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For this year’s salary survey, there’s some good news and some bad news.

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Recent history threatens to upend the way teachers prepare petroleum geology students for work in the industry.

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Recruiters from Chevron, BHP Billiton and Marathon Oil offer guidance on what recent petroleum geology graduates can do to better their chances in the job market.

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Members and Associate members utilizing the AAPG graduated dues structure will notice a change of benefits beginning July 1, focusing on individual capacities.

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The Imperial Barrel Award competition provides real-world, marketable experience, as this year’s winning team from UH can attest.

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The AAPG-SEG 2017 International Conference and Exhibition will be held Oct. 15-18 at the ExCel convention center in London, UK.

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There’s still time to register for the annual Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC) to be held July 24-25 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas.

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Lucia Torrado, had been here before – the AAPG Student Poster Competition, held yearly at the AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition. But this year had a “vibe” to it.

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The question I’m most often asked lately has been, “Are you glad your term is almost over?” My answer is “Yes … and also No.” I’m ambivalent about the end of my term as AAPG president.

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As U.S. production continues to grow, all eyes are focused on OPEC and its recent May 25 meeting to determine whether to keep production cuts in place in an effort to maintain oil prices.

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I have very much enjoyed representing the Division as its president. It has given me the opportunity to work with all levels of AAPG membership in the United States and internationally. AAPG is truly a global organization.

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Determination of petrophysical properties such as water saturation, effective porosity and permeability, can be carried out using extended elastic impedance approach.

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In a recent EXPLORER, Marlan Downey lamented that he had not fully appreciated the idea that source rocks could serve as reservoir rocks for oil and natural gas. He was not alone.

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This ProTracks marks our last column as chairs of the Young Professionals Special Interest Group (YP SIG). We have been involved with the YPs for a collective 17 years.

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The AAPG Foundation is committed to the next generation of geoscientists, from introduction of geology through hands-on programs to grants and scholarships that aid students with their studies.

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