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This conference will provide an opportunity for attendees to share knowledge and identify differences in depositional processes, define how variability affects play elements, and define differences in stratigraphic models and sedimentary concepts.

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Get a first-hand look at the global nature of oil sand resources, a better understanding of advances in recovery processes, and what contributions resource geoscientists can make to the challenges of environmental protection and social license as well as driving prosperity and better standards of living for all through sustainable energy development.

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The inaugural Canadian Playmaker Forum will be held May 27 at the Martha Cohen Theatre in Calgary, Canada.

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Microseismic is one of the tools that have grown in popularity as it has helped producers answer one of the biggest questions they face: Where to drill next?

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Shale formations can confound even the savviest geoscientist when it comes to determining the inner workings of the rock. After expert evaluation, even the most attractive prospecting deal can be a tough sell. And there’s almost always a new piece to each of these puzzles that requires some sophisticated high-tech explaining.

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During my term as DPA president this year our theme will be “Culture of Greatness.” This may sound arrogant, but I think it is important to recognize and promote the culture of professionalism and discovery that has provided cheap energy for mankind for more than 100 years.

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To address some of what appear to be competing issues, the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG) and the AAPG will host a joint, multidisciplinary technical symposium on oil sands and heavy oil: “Oil Sands and Heavy Oil Symposium: A Local to Global Multidisciplinary Collaboration.”

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With an economy in decline and a population exodus only a few short years ago, North Dakota has transformed into a boom state, thanks to the Bakken formation. 

Explorer Historical Highlight

Explorer Historical Highlight

May 14, 2014, Marks the 100th anniversary of the initial petroleum discovery at Turner Valley. The field sits at the leading edge of the Foothills Belt of the Rocky Mountains, just to the southwest of Calgary, Canada.

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Explorer ProTracks

This May, the AAPG Canada Region Young Professionals Committee will be co-hosting a YP/student-focused session with the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG) and the Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists (CSEG) at GeoConvention 2014 in Calgary, Canada.

Education Conference Course

Houston Texas United States 10 November, 2014 11 November, 2014 10487
Houston, Texas, United States
10-11 November 2014

This course summarizes the major advances and current controversies in dolomite research.

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