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In order to create political influence among countries in the Central American and Caribbean region, Hugo Chavez, the late President of Venezuela, created an energy alliance called Petrocaribe in 2005.

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Can the oil and gas industry innovate its way out of a dismal period for exploration? And just how bad is the global exploration picture?

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Selected highlights from international exploration activity in 2015.
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A number of interesting stories came out of international exploration in 2015. Let’s get to the big one right away: Everybody – everybody – was talking about the Eni SpA discovery of a supergiant gas accumulation offshore Egypt. It became the year’s mind-blower.
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It seemed like a good idea at the time, but … what ever happened to exploration in these places? 

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Explorer Foundation Update

 

It has a new name, a new energy and a new lineup of experts, all primed to spread geoscience knowledge around the world. “It” is AAPG’s newly named Global Distinguished Lecture Program – emphasis on the “global” – which dates back to 1941 but continues to be the Association’s flagship initiative for offering the latest in geologic science to AAPG affiliated geological societies and universities.

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Preparation for the FIFA World Cup was not the only event attracting international audiences to Brazil in May. AAPG’s Geosciences Technology Workshop (GTW) Brasil, "Stratigraphic Traps and Play Concepts in Deep Water Settings," brought in 143 geoscientists representing 12 countries from the Americas, Europe and Asia.
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The Caribbean Basins Tectonics Hydrocarbon project is now in the stretch drive of its planned triple-phase program.

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Workshop

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7-8 November 2017

The Guiana Basin has been described by the US Geological Survey as the as the second most prospective, underexplored offshore oil basin in the world, with an estimated 13.6 billion barrels of oil and 32 trillion cubic feet of natural gas yet to be discovered. It's structurally complex sister basin to the north, the Colombus Basin of Trinidad, which has produced just over 1 billion barrels of oil and 25 trillion cubic feet of natural gas to date from thick Plio-Pleistocene deltaic sands within the Present Day shelf.

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