Bulletin Article

Opening-mode veins in cores drilled from the mudrocks over- and underlying the major Silurian salt décollement in the Appalachian plateau (Tioga and Lawrence Counties, Pennsylvania), have mineralogic and isotopic compositions generally matching those of their host mudrocks, suggesting opening and filling amid little cross-stratal fluid motion.
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Environmental Geosciences Article

This study demonstrates the application of aeromagnetic surveys for locating late 1800s-era oil and gas wells in Hillman State Park. The study area in southwestern Pennsylvania offered several unique challenges to locating legacy wells.
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Events Blog


The Utah Geological Association is proud to host the AAPG 2018 Annual Convention & Exhibition (ACE) at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. With easy access to some of the most extraordinary rocks in the world, Salt Lake City is the ideal location to combine fundamental geology with emerging innovation. Don’t miss your chance to share your knowledge and investigate all Utah has to offer.

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Make your presence known at the industry's premier science-based conference and marketplace for unconventional exploration, drilling, and production technologies.

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Explorer Article


Independent geologist Denise Cox, president of Florida-based Storm Energy, has been voted president-elect of AAPG for the 2017-18 term.

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I have very much enjoyed representing the Division as its president. It has given me the opportunity to work with all levels of AAPG membership in the United States and internationally. AAPG is truly a global organization.

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Explorer Emphasis


It’s widely known that refracturing a horizontal well can help to reduce the interaction between so-called parent and child wells by causing a high stress area around the refractured wells and diverting child well fractures away from the parent well.

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Explorer Foundation Update


The AAPG Foundation is committed to the next generation of geoscientists, from introduction of geology through hands-on programs to grants and scholarships that aid students with their studies.

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Foundation Update


Application deadline is 15 May! Are you a US Military Veteran? Don't miss your chance at financial support to pursue your undergraduate geoscience education.

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Spheres of Influence Article


Lake Erie - not just a favorite vacation spot but a fascinating geologic location!

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Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
24-27 September 2017

Save the date for the 2017 AAPG Eastern Section Annual Meeting. The meeting will be held September 24-27 in Morgantown, West Virginia. Watch the website for more details to come. Contact Peter Sullivan, General Chair, (peterasullivan@yahoo.com) for more information

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