Events Blog

 

Planning to attend AAPG l SEG International Conference and Exhibition (ICE) Cancun on 6-9 September 2016? Maximize your ICE experience by attending one of our state-of-the art short courses held before or after the convention.

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Explorer Article

 

Cautious optimism and determination characterized talks at the recent National Oil Company Forum at ICE in Cancun.

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Explorer Director’s Corner

 

It’s a big world out there and AAPG has Members living and working in all corners. It’s our pleasure to serve them as they explore and produce oil and natural gas to fuel the planet.

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Explorer Emphasis

 

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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The Gulf of Mexico Basin is a source of seemingly endless hydrocarbon resources, and just one topic to be explored in the Discovery Thinking Forum at this month’s ICE.

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The regulatory framework governing any given country’s exploration and production can make all the difference between a boom or bust oil and gas sector, especially in the low-price conditions of recent years, regardless of what riches are available beneath the earth.

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Mexico, the locale for this month’s AAPG/SEG 2016 International Conference and Exhibition, is a land of enormous untapped hydrocarbon potential, as AAPG Past President Paul Weimer explains.

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Explorer Historical Highlight

 

The discovery processes of four provinces in southeast Mexico were forged through different political, economic and legal frameworks, imprinted indelibly by the history of Mexico.

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Explorer President’s Column

 

How is future innovation going to affect the geoscience career? What are some of the potential new innovations that we can see today?

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September is the practical beginning of the year – for many in North America, at least: the beginning of the school year for those with school-aged children, the beginning of the program year for many affiliated societies and the beginning of many AAPG-related events.

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Field Seminar

ACE FT 06 | Shelf to Basin Sequence Framework and Facies Architecture of a Cretaceous Carbonate Ramp: Late Albian Maverick Intrashelf Basin, Southwest Texas  
Houston, Texas, United States
5-10 April 2017

This six day Pecos River Canyon trip uses the superb and remarkably laterally continuous outcrops of this upper Albian ramp-to-intrashelf basin profile to develop a process-based, sequence stratigraphic framework for analogous Cretaceous reservoir systems surrounding the Bab intrashelf basin in the Middle East.

ACE FT 08 | Revised Stratigraphic Framework for the Cutoff Formation and Implications for Upper Bone Spring and Avalon Reservoirs  
El Paso, Texas, United States
5-8 April 2017

The field trip will include stops at Shumard Canyon and Bone Canyon to observe the scale and internal architecture of submarine channels incising the bedrock of the relict platform. Other field-trip stops will include Stratotype Canyon, Black Stove Canyon, and Rest Area Gully to observe basin-restricted carbonate and siliclcastic sediment gravity flow deposits, carbonate channel-levee complexes, failure scours associated with the downslope transport of olistostromal blocks, and thick (>50 m) accumulations of recumbently folded deposits associated with these failure events.

ACE FT 02 | Upper Cambrian Microbial Carbonate Mounds in Central Texas (Mason County)  
Houston, Texas, United States
30 March - 2 April 2017

This field trip to the Cambrian microbial facies in the Mason, Texas, area will highlight several aspects of microbialite reservoirs including their composition, size and geometry. The Mason, Texas, outcrops afford spectacular views of both cross-section and plan views of microbialite facies, offering an opportunity for a truly 3-D view of the architecture of these potential reservoirs.

Short Course

ACE SC 07 | Advanced Geochemical Technologies: Methods That Reveal the Rest of Your Petroleum System - American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)  
Houston, Texas, United States
1-2 April 2017

The course content will cover both the basics of biomarker interpretation and application and advanced geochemical technologies.

ACE SC 21 | Rock & Seismic Sequence Expression of Carbonate Systems – Exploration & Reservoir Characterization - (SEPM) Society for Sedimentary Geology  
Houston, Texas, United States
6-7 April 2017

This two-day workshop provides an introduction to the application of carbonate facies, diagenesis, and seismic sequence stratigraphy to exploration and production. This includes marine, and conventional and unconventional carbonate reservoirs.

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