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Officer candidates for the 2017-18 AAPG Executive Committee have been announced, and videos that allow the Membership to become more familiar with them, their careers and their thoughts will be available online soon.

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AAPG’s awards recipients for 2016 have been announced for a variety of categories. Recipients are recognized for their contributions to the science and/or for their dedication to enhancing the Association.

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Larry Meckel is this year’s AAPG Sydney Powers Memorial Award recipient while Ed Dolly wins this year’s Michel T. Halbouty Outstanding Leadership Award.

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The theme for the 2017 Annual Convention and Exhibition is “100 Years of Science Fueling 100 Years of Prosperity.”

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Malcolm Gooding recently presented a poster, “Most Effective Methods in Identifying, Etching, and Dissolving Limestone,” at the AAPG Eastern Section Meeting. He’s only 13 years old.

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Induced seismicity in the Heartland raises questions about existing scientific models and industry practices.

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Significant advances in the technology surrounding 3-D seismic data through the years no doubt have encouraged many observers to view this major component of E&P to be just a routine piece of doing business. It’s a highly complex routine, both at sea and on land.

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AAPG has a new event pairing high potential projects that use new techniques and technologies with investors who are eager to support them.

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Waste is a significant byproduct of many forms of energy production. The waste from nuclear energy production is especially hazardous due to its radioactivity, which has the potential to cause harm to both human and environmental health.

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Life is supposed to slow down, leaving more time for relaxation, recreation, travel and fun and games. Some of that is true for retired petroleum geologist Marc Bond.

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The latest advance in technology comes from researchers at Schlumberger and Statoil, who have developed and deployed a new electromagnetic look-ahead tool.

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The Catoosa Test Facility recently completed a $2.5 million expansion that will double borehole testing capacity for oilfield manufacturers in the research and development phase of new product development.

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Technological innovations are the life-blood that keeps the oil and gas industry not just alive, but growing, albeit sometimes at a snail’s pace. The current improved, yet still-struggling industry is testament to what technology can accomplish.

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Last month, AAPG announced that changes will be made to our email communication. A survey was recently sent to Members to help with those changes.

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The AAPG European Regional Conference, “Hydrocarbons in the Mediterranean: revisiting mature plays and understanding new and emerging ideas,” will be held Jan. 18-19 in Larnaca, Cyprus.

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One of the most gratifying functions I have had the honor to perform as AAPG president is the interaction with those selected to receive awards from AAPG.

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Demand will flatten and peak. But consider how much oil must be found and produced simply to maintain a demand growth rate of zero percent.

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From mid-September through mid-October, I had the unique opportunity to represent the Division of Environmental Geosciences at four events, and want to share some of the highlights with you.

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Recent developments in pattern recognition-based seismic facies classification (clustering) provide a means to analyze multiple seismic attributes in a single volume.

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Energy policy was not a major topic of the presidential campaigns, but President-elect Donald Trump’s positions represent a radical change from current energy policy.

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Natural gas not only improves air quality by reducing smog, but also helps mitigate the impact of climate change by significantly reducing emissions. It has tangible positive effects on people’s lives around the world.

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The 7th annual Young Professionals Leadership Summit was held this October in Houston as part of the AAPG Mid-Year Business Meeting.

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Trustee Emeritus Paul Strunk was recently presented with the L. Austin Weeks Memorial Medal. In addition, the Trustee Associates 39th annual meeting was held in October in Hawaii.

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