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This course will include the prediction of depositional facies, stratigraphy and reservoir development in a variety of different settings. Instructed by Art Saller, he has 27 years of experience in the petroleum industry.

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Bundle now and save! AAPG is delivering geoscience training opportunities to Houston, Texas. Three Short Courses and a workshop are being held to offer you an up-to-date look into the latest industry challenges, innovations, experiences and technical content.

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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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As these are challenging times in our industry, we understand the need to be strategic and judicious with your company’s marketing and sponsorship investments. Secure your sponsorships now for ACE 2017 and choose the mix of items, events and activities that align with the specific marketing goals of your business.

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Early estimates indicate more than 10,000 professionals will be gathering in Houston for the Centennial ACE, and hundreds of corporations and universities will be represented at the meeting.

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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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Explorer President’s Column

 

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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Geoscientists have more opportunities than ever to make working with drones and drone data part of their skill set and services rendered. But, there are often a number of misconceptions, especially when getting started. Welcome to an interview with Michael Nash, who provides a reality check about drones and drone capabilities.

Please note that the drones references are the small drones used by the general public, and are not the large UAVs used by the military and other entities.

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Petroleum Economics is one of the "must know" areas of the petroleum industry which can have a great impact on the professional success of geoscientists and engineers. Larry Chorn, Ph.D., a well-respected expert in petroleum economics talks to us today about his experience in the industry and how and why petroleum economics matters now more than ever.

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A great opportunity for new energy professionals. The registrants will learn the why’s and how’s of making investment decisions, i.e., whether and which projects to fund, in an oil and gas company. Fundamentals of petroleum economics are key to understanding how to prepare a project proposal, draft an Authorization for Expenditure request and understand how management makes the funding decisions that it does.

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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.

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.

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.
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

Houston Texas United States 29 November, 2016 29 November, 2016 33774
 
Houston, Texas, United States
29 November 2016

The short course shall present a one day discussion of the use of surface geochemistry in petroleum exploration for conventional production.

Houston Texas United States 30 November, 2016 30 November, 2016 33631
 
Houston, Texas, United States
30 November 2016

Drone usage is taking off thanks in part to recent regulatory changes and technological advancements. Organizations are increasingly turning to drones to complete mapping and surveying applications.

Houston Texas United States 01 December, 2016 02 December, 2016 33308
 
Houston, Texas, United States
1-2 December 2016

Welcome to a workshop in which we will bring together experts, equipment providers, robotics experts, and others knowledgeable in a wide range of commercial drone usage, which includes monitoring in the oil industry, digital outcrop surveying, safety and security monitoring, utility inspection, real estate, agriculture, construction, environmental protection, and more.

Houston Texas United States 06 December, 2016 08 December, 2016 13606
 
Houston, Texas, United States
6-8 December 2016

Here is an introduction to the tools and techniques that geologists and geophysicists use to locate gas and oil, that drillers use to drill the wells and that petroleum engineers use to test and complete the wells and produce the gas and oil. Exercises throughout the course provide practical experience in well log correlation, contouring, interpretation of surface and subsurface, contoured maps, seismic interpretation, well log interpretation, and decline curve analysis.

Houston Texas United States 24 January, 2017 25 January, 2017 33528
 
Houston, Texas, United States
24-25 January 2017

The goal of this event is to bring together new technologies and developments in both exploring for new frontiers and developing known provinces in both deepwater and shelf environments. The event brings together geology, geochemistry, engineering, and geophysics.

Proposed topics:
  • Depositional environments
  • Basin modeling and new frontiers
  • Complex depositional systems
  • Imaging and developments in seismic interpretation
  • Salt behavior and new techniques for imaging
  • New technologies in data acquisition and processing
  • Geochronological determinants, including detrital zircon
  • Reservoir characterization and connectivity
  • Borehole stability and pressure modeling
  • Beomechanical modeling and understanding pressure in reservoirs
  • Assessment phase and improvements
  • Planning reservoir development
  • Tying reservoir measurements with characterization and production planning
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Thomas Edward Ewing Thomas Edward Ewing President (2016-2017) (210) 410-9587
Brent Frederick Hopkins Brent Frederick Hopkins Past President (2016-2017) Suemaur E&P (361) 884-8824
Ralph Guess Richardson Ralph Guess Richardson Vice President (2016-2017) Sartor Richardson (318) 797-2920
Eugene L. Ames, III Eugene L. Ames, III Convention General Chair (2016-2017) Ames Energy Advisors 210-857-6724
Daniel Scott Sutton Daniel Scott Sutton Treasurer (2016-2017) (972) 743-5723
John E. Jordan, Jr. John E. Jordan, Jr. Advisory Counselor (2014-2017) Anadarko 713-594-5648

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