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AAPG is the largest geoscience organization in the free world, and its members know more about frontier areas now being explored than anyone else. Part of our scientific responsibility is to act as advisers, not advocates for one political stand – either for or against climate change. AAPG needs to be part of the conversation.
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Since the dramatic expansion of AAPG/ AAPG Foundation’s Visiting Geoscientist program in the fall of 2014, thousands of students around the globe have benefited from it.
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The semi-finals are completed. Twelve teams from around the world have their eyes set on Denver to participate in the finals of the 2015 AAPG/AAPG Foundation Imperial Barrel Award competition.
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A helping hand turns into a learning experience. Students at a South Africa university pair up with a government-funded program and help solve a children’s school’s water problem.

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Have an opinion about hydraulic fracturing? So does the person next to you, which is why Steve Leifer, this year’s speaker at the upcoming DEG annual luncheon, says to look at the big picture.  

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The fast-approaching AAPG International Conference and Exhibition in Milan will showcase – in association with EMD – a comprehensive unconventional resources program with global scope, ranging in scale from the nanopore to the petroleum system, exploring the latest in applied geoscience and engineering.

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Explorer Emphasis

 
“These days, shows like The Big Bang Theory seem to pass for science content.” That’s Scott Sampson, one of this year’s AAPG Geosciences in the Media Award winners.
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Imagine the insight to be gained from showing every aspect of an already drilled prospect, whether good or bad, to an audience of your peers for scrutiny. We’re talking peers from a company other than your own. There’s an industry forum that exists for this purpose.

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Globe trotting: A small independent company based in Denver is proving you don’t have to be a super-sized mega-firm to succeed in the international arena.

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Explorer Regions and Sections

 

Since establishment of AAPG Africa in 2000, the Region’s leadership teams over the years have shown strong commitment and passion toward the Association achieving its goals for the region. Their dedicated efforts have resulted in not only an increased awareness of AAPG, but also steady growth of the Region’s membership, from 450 in 1999 to over 3,060 in June 2014.

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