Bulletin Article

 

The Paleoproterozoic Barney Creek Formation (BCF; McArthur Basin, Australia) is one of the oldest active hydrocarbon systems on Earth with oil and gas shows present within organic-rich intervals (up to 7 wt% TOC). We combine bulk geochemical analyses, pore space characterization and high-resolution electron imaging techniques to characterize the evolution of the BCF pore system with maturity.

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Events Blog

 

Despite the current industry challenges, the first part of this series of co-presented events the AAPG | SEG 2015 International Conference and Exhibition in Melbourne, Australia was technical and networking success. Attracting 1,386 of the world's best and brightest geologists, geophysicists and engineers from students and young professionals to the most seasoned industry experts and senior management representing 39 countries.

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Explorer Article

 

The shale boom has propelled the United States oil and gas industry to a leading position, not just in production, but also in navigating the perilous waters of public opinion.

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This year's AAPG-SEG International Conference and Exhibition (ICE), held for the first time ever in Melbourne, Australia, was by all accounts a technical and networking success.
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This year’s AAPG-SEG International Conference and Exhibition (ICE) is happening this month, Sept. 13-16 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre in Melbourne, Australia.
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Explorer Emphasis

 
While many are working to forecast when the price of oil might reach $80 a barrel again, renowned international strategist and geopolitical analyst Peter Zeihan, the author of “The Accidental Superpower,” predicts in stunning detail the rising and declining energy plays of 2025 and the countries that will ultimately triumph as the world’s leading producers.
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Selected highlights from international exploration activity in 2015.
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Times may be tough for seismic companies, but not all companies are waiting for the current storm to pass. Spectrum ASA recently moved to gain a greater global footprint by purchasing Fugro’s 2-D seismic library – a move Spectrum CEO Rune Eng called a “game changer” for the multi-client seismic imaging company.
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Marita Bradshaw, an AAPG member and retired geologist with Geoscience Australia, has spent her career helping to uncover Australia’s oil and gas potential and is now pleased to see recent large discoveries on the continent and the expansion of the export LNG industry. A symposium will be held in her honor this month at the AAPG-SEG International Convention and Exhibition (ICE) in Melbourne.
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Explorer Policy Watch

 

For over two years Congress has complained about delays in the government permitting process for liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminals, and several bills were introduced to accelerate the processing of natural gas export applications.

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Education Conference Course

Houston Texas United States 29 February, 2016 01 March, 2016 1348
 
Houston, Texas, United States
29 February - 1 March 2016

The course starts with patterns of carbonate deposition and moves on to an examination of modern analogs for ancient sediments, diagenesis, and select case histories of Paleozoic and Mesozoic basin reservoirs.

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