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To date, most condensates and gases found in the Hammerfest Basin exist in distal, central basin settings, in traps with tight cap rocks of class 1 traps, whereas low-gas–oil-ratio (GOR) oils occur systematically in proximal basin settings, where cap rocks of class 3 traps prevail.
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Events Blog

 

Wondering what your next career step will be as a professional geoscientist – and how to make your goals a reality? Here's your chance to get insights and answers from some successful experts who know.

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Explorer Emphasis

 

“I’m tired of talking about women in geosciences.” That’s Susan R. Eaton, president of SR ECO Consultants, Inc., and not to put too fine a point on this, longtime correspondent for the EXPLORER, when asked about being featured in this very “Women in Geosciences” issue.

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Foundation Update

 

Geoscience students researching energy related theses can count on support from the AAPG Foundation – especially during the down times. Investing in education is a top priority for the Foundation. During the 2016-17 grant cycle, AAPG Foundation will award $269,000 to master’s and doctorate students worldwide.

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Fund Your Thesis Research with Grants-in-Aid. The 2016-17 Grants-in-Aid research grant cycle opens 15 September and applications/endorsements are due 15 February. Apply now!

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Student Outlook

 

The 2016 AAPG Student Chapter competition is now under way! Deadline for entry is 6 May 2016.

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Collaboration is the focus for AAPG's Professional Women in Earth Sciences (PROWESS) at ACE 2016.

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AAPG's Professional Women in Earth Sciences (PROWESS) offering a timely short course and invites you to attend the Diversify Your Geoscience Network reception.

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Whether you are starting a new career, making a career change, or are a retiree, don’t miss this opportunity to broaden your geoscience network.

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The AAPG Foundation grants the Professorial Award annually to a college or university professor who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the field of geoscience education. It's up to you to tell us who YOU think deserves this honor in 2016. Entry deadline is Feb. 15, 2016.

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Field Seminar

Houston Texas United States 02 April, 2017 02 April, 2017 36575
 
Houston, Texas, United States
2 April 2017

In Conjunction with AAPG 2017 Annual Convention & Exhibition (ACE)
This field trip explores Panther Creek, a natural laboratory to explore the morphology and sedimentological processes of a meandering creek system. Panther Creek is just a short drive north from Houston, tucked away just south of The Woodlands, Texas in the Montgomery County Preserve.

Miami Florida United States 26 March, 2017 01 April, 2017 36438
 
Miami, Florida, United States
26 March - 1 April 2017

In Conjunction with AAPG 2017 Annual Convention & Exhibition (ACE)
Carbonate rocks make up the majority of reservoirs being explored and exploited in unconventional resource plays. This trip will spend five days exploring a variety of modern, mud-dominated carbonate settings in South Florida, where the elements influencing the deposition of these unique strata will be observed first-hand and used as learning points for similar ancient deposits.

Houston Texas United States 06 April, 2017 06 April, 2017 36590
 
Houston, Texas, United States
6 April 2017

In Conjunction with AAPG 2017 Annual Convention & Exhibition (ACE)
The Spindletop trip takes participants to the site of the “Lucas Gusher,” where on January 10th, 1901 in Beaumont, Texas, 100,000 barrels per day gushed from a salt dome formation. This discovery changed the economy of Texas and helped to usher in the modern petroleum age. The first six gushers in the Spindletop field produced more oil per day than the combined production of all the other producing fields in the world. The Lucas geyser, found at a depth of 1,139 feet, blew a stream of oil over 100 feet high until it was capped nine days later. Lucas and the Hamills finally controlled the geyser on January 19, when a huge pool of oil surrounded it. By that time, throngs of oilmen, speculators, and onlookers had already transformed the city of Beaumont. A new age was born.

Short Course

Houston Texas United States 01 April, 2017 01 April, 2017 34922
 
Houston, Texas, United States
1 April 2017

In Conjunction with AAPG 2017 Annual Convention & Exhibition (ACE)
The course has multiple objectives: (1) understanding basic geochemical data and applying these data to shale resource plays, (2) advanced approaches to refine and identify sweet spots in existing plays.

Houston Texas United States 01 April, 2017 02 April, 2017 34970
 
Houston, Texas, United States
1-2 April 2017

In Conjunction with AAPG 2017 Annual Convention & Exhibition (ACE)
This two-day seminar is designed to provide participants with a modern appreciation of the full spectrum of deep-water reservoirs, their mechanisms of transport and deposition, their stratigraphic architecture, their predictive characteristics, and their 3D heterogeneity.

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