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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

 

Offshore opportunities from Aruba to the Falkand Islands have national and independent companies keeping their eye on Latin America.

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In a world with shifting politics, fluctuating commodity prices and economic uncertainty, Mexico’s energy sector provides promise.

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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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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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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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