An AAPG member is asked to provide a study on fractures and seismicity in New York, putting him at the epicenter of the state's debate over the use of hydraulic fracturing.
Added on 01 March, 2013
Have an opinion about hydraulic fracturing? So does the person next to you, which is why Steve Leifer, this year’s speaker at the upcoming DEG annual luncheon, says to look at the big picture.
Added on 01 March, 2012
Explorer Division Column EMD
In my 15 years as an AAPG member, I’ve actively been involved in planning and serving in various roles during AAPG’s Annual Convention and Exhibition (ACE), particularly when I lived in Houston.
Added on 01 May, 2013
This year, URTeC has added an enhanced preview of “Coming Attractions.” In addition to looking at established plays, URTeC will provide significant information about emerging unconventional resource possibilities in North America and around the world.
Added on 01 July, 2014
Terry Engelder is a professor at Penn State and expert on the Devonian black shales – all of which has brought a bit of celebrity expertise to the campus and the Marcellus Shale.
Added on 01 May, 2013
High resolution aeromagnetic surveys are being used with great success in Marcellus shale exploration.
Added on 01 April, 2013
When it comes to understanding the Marcellus Shale, it’s all about the fractures.
Added on 01 October, 2011
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.
Added on 01 October, 2014
Explorer Historical Highlight
When New York began its first state geological survey in 1836, seep petroleum was used in small quantities primarily for medicinal purposes.
Added on 01 January, 2013
Explorer Policy Watch
Shale gas production is booming throughout the United States and the world due to the success of the cutting edge – and in some corners, controversial – drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing.
Added on 01 April, 2012