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Wondering what your next career step will be as a professional geoscientist – and how to make your goals a reality? Here's your chance to get insights and answers from some successful experts who know.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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Be a part of history by presenting at ACE 2017 celebrating AAPG’s 100th Anniversary. Submit your abstracts today!

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Explorer Director’s Corner

 

Unconventional resources have transformed the global energy landscape. And as this issue hits your mailbox, geoscientists and engineers from around the world are in San Antonio, Texas for the fourth edition of URTeC, the Unconventional Resources Technology Conference from August 1-3.

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Explorer Emphasis

 

In the past few years, a wave of schools geared to training students in science and mathematics in the hope of creating the next generation of oil and gas professionals have popped up in several oil-producing states.

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Explorer Policy Watch

 

Arctic energy is in the news as summer steams into Washington, D.C. Major issues include the midpoint of the two-year U.S. chair of the Arctic Council; public campaigns for and against including the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas in the 2017-22 offshore oil and gas leasing plan; and plans for the United States to build the first heavy icebreaker in 40 years.

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Explorer ProTracks

 

For the first time during ACE, AAPG Young Professionals held a YP-only field trip and attempted an ambitious four-event program.

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Learn! Blog

 

The Petroleum Geochemistry Toolkit for Petroleum Exploration and Development 2-day course, is designed to provide the geologist, geophysicist, and engineer with a general understanding of applied petroleum geochemistry and how it can be used in petroleum exploration and development. The petroleum systems analysis examines geological elements and processes that are essential for the petroleum accumulation.

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The Petroleum Economics is designed for New Energy Professionals. The course consist of lecture and exercises to assist the new industry energy professionals with understanding the principles of petroleum economics; including the value of money, quantifying financials risks in petroleum investments, rates of return, forecasting cash flows and the fundamentals of capital budgeting.

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The Carbonate Depositional Systems course is an excellent introductory course that assumes no pre-existing knowledge. It is designed for earth scientists and engineers involved in exploration or production from carbonate rocks. It moves from basic principles to advanced ideas and case studies that will also help experienced geoscientists with practical aspects of carbonate depositional systems.

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wwwUpdate Blog

 

Do you have a geographic information systems (GIS) map product you'd like to share? Reserve your display space at the Pacific and Rocky Mountain Sections joint meeting map gallery in Las Vegas, Oct. 2-5.

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Distinguished Lecturer Presentation

Shreveport Louisiana United States 18 October, 2016 18 October, 2016 33089
 
Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
18 October 2016

Lecture Title: "Cognitive Bias, The Elephant in the Living Room of Science and Professionalism"
Venue: Petroleum Club of Shreveport, Mid South Towers, 416 Travis Street, 15th Floor Meeting Rooms, Shreveport, LA 71101
Time: 11:30am

Short Course

Houston Texas United States 22 September, 2016 22 September, 2016 33038
 
Houston, Texas, United States
22 September 2016

This course will consist of lecture and exercises to assist the new industry energy professionals with understanding the principles of petroleum economics; including the value of money, quantifying financials risks in petroleum investments, rates of return, forecasting cash flows and the fundamentals of capital budgeting.

Houston Texas United States 07 October, 2016 07 October, 2016 32633
 
Houston, Texas, United States
7 October 2016
This course is intended to help development geologists (and geophysicists) with 0 - 2 years’ experiences to quickly become effective contributors to field development. Workflow, well planning, support and post-well evaluation will be covered.
Houston Texas United States 03 October, 2016 04 October, 2016 30927
 
Houston, Texas, United States
3-4 October 2016

This course is for earth scientists and engineers involved in exploration or production from carbonate rocks. This is an introductory course that assumes no pre-existing knowledge. It moves from basic principles to advanced ideas and case studies that will also help experienced geoscientists with practical aspects of carbonate depositional systems.

Workshop

Houston Texas United States 05 October, 2016 06 October, 2016 30596
 
Houston, Texas, United States
5-6 October 2016

The goal of this workshop is to review mature fields and to identify the amount and nature of oil that can be recovered, and to evaluate competing strategies for economically producing the remaining reserves. In addition to looking closely at fields, we will review new and improved technologies that may help revitalize reservoirs and overcome problems such as low pressure, paraffin, corrosion, and more. We will identify companies willing to offer a “no money down” approach, or other forms of innovative financing. In addition to reviewing the technology, we will review case studies.

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