Blog – Learn

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Blog Learn

Learn the latest technologies being successfully applied in the main unconventional plays, and how the knowledge can be applied to other plays world wide.

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Blog Learn

Located in the Sichuan Basin, site of one of China’s premier shale plays, Chengdu University of Technology, in collaboration with Southwest Petroleum University, and State Key Laboratory  of Oil and Gas Reservoir Geology and Exploitation, and sponsorship from Geological Society of China and the Chinese Petroleum Society, brought together geoscientists and engineers from around the world and the country for the 7th International Symposium on Unconventional Petroleum Exploration and Exploitation.

Explorer Article

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Explorer Article

The options for female geologists might not have matched those of their male counterparts in the 1930s and ‘40s, but for some women – they were opportunities nonetheless – and they deserved chasing. Helen Laura Foster, an AAPG member who is now 94, took full advantage of those opportunities.

Explorer Emphasis

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Explorer Emphasis Article

Coiled tubing (CT) has long been used to meet various needs in the oil and gas industry. In some instances, it is used to actually drill a well.

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The lessons taken from U.S. shale gas successes hold major implications for China’s energy future, according to researchers at the Energy and Geoscience Institute at the University of Utah. The similarities and potential are explored in a paper to be presented at the AAPG International Conference and Exhibition this month in Istanbul, Turkey.

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“Spectacular geology and history, together.” That’s how AAPG Honorary member Pinar Yilmaz of ExxonMobil set the scene for the upcoming International Conference and Exhibition (ICE), set Sept., 14-17 in Istanbul, Turkey.

Explorer Historical Highlight

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The Toyokawa field is a small oil field, covering an area of about six square kilometers, located in northeastern Japan’s Akita Prefecture. The hillock area where the Toyokawa oil field is situated formerly was covered with natural asphalt (tar) deposits that had erupted from the subsurface. The current scenery resembles the famous La Brea Tar Pit in Los Angeles.

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Saharan fields Hassi Messaoud (10 Gb reserves, discovered in 1956) and Hassi R’Mel (100 Tcf gas plus 2.4 Gb condensate reserves, discovered in 1957) are by far the largest oil field and the largest gas field in Africa

Explorer ProTracks

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Explorer ProTracks

AAPG Young Professionals (YPs) in the Asia-Pacific Region are quickly moving toward establishing a strong YP group in Indonesia.

Explorer Regions and Sections

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AAPG held its first conference in Myanmar in August. The technical program titled “Tectonic Evolution of Myanmar and its Basin Development with Special References to its Petroleum Occurrences” was attended by 238 local and international delegates from 16 countries.

Short Course

Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 08 December, 2014 09 December, 2014 11419
 
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
8-9 December 2014

The goal of this course is to provide a review and an update on the status and lessons learned in the world’s major unconventional plays. The goal is to compare the approaches taken in the major plays, from reconnaissance exploration to acquisition of acreage, well siting, drilling program planning, completions, and production. In some cases, secondary recovery and re-entries will be discussed (in the case of steep decline curves and the need to restimulate the well). This course will review techniques, technologies, and prevailing philosophies.

Workshop

Afghanistan 18 May, 2015 20 May, 2015 12367
 
Afghanistan
18-20 May 2015

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Kota Kinabalu, Sabah Malaysia 26 May, 2015 27 May, 2015 11474
 
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
26-27 May 2015

This workshop will bring key knowledge holders of the region and give the opportunities to those who are interested to exchange ideas. The objective of the workshop is to provide a big picture  of the geology of the region, understand the knowledge gap and hopefully provide a steer for future research projects

Brisbane Australia 12 February, 2015 13 February, 2015 11170
 
Brisbane, Australia
12-13 February 2015

The aim of the workshop is to provide an initial overview of CBM opportunities in the Asia Pacific and to share and examine recent technological advancements in geological understanding and in key engineering practices which are emerging from around the region.

Wellington New Zealand 21 April, 2015 23 April, 2015 10641
 
Wellington, New Zealand
21-23 April 2015

Make plans to attend an AAPG Geosciences Technology Workshop (GTW) to be held in Wellington between April 21-23, 2015. The workshop will comprise four half-day sessions focused on broad depositional environment settings. The aim is to better understand modern depositional systems, and how they can help us to better interpret ancient petroleum reservoirs.

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