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Bulletin Article

 
The Lower Cretaceous stratigraphic section in the northern Gulf of Mexico (GOM) comprises several well-documented carbonate systems that have prominent shelf-margin buildups, including the Berriasian Knowles Limestone ramp and shelf system, Barremian Sligo Formation shelf system, Aptian Pearsall Formation ramp system, and Albian Glen Rose, Edwards, and Stuart City Formations shelf systems.
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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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We're bringing in the latest applications of big data and deep learning, and we're making connections to deepwater and shelf reservoirs. This workshop updates your skillsets and your knowledge with presentations over new findings, technologies, and case studies as well as updated "how-to" processes and procedures.​

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Explorer Article

 

There's long been much ado about the ongoing loss of coastal wetlands in south Louisiana. Not surprisingly, many fingers point to the oil and gas industry with its several thousand linear miles of pipelines in the region.

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The semi-finals are completed. Twelve teams from around the world have their eyes set on Denver to participate in the finals of the 2015 AAPG/AAPG Foundation Imperial Barrel Award competition.
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Explorer Emphasis

 

A positive aspect to price downturns is that they provide the gift of time to develop new, more efficient technologies to enhance anticipated upswings. To this end, improvements in the realm of already existing technologies, such as enhanced oil recovery applications, are underway given the anticipation for higher demand and prices in the future.

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Explorer Policy Watch

 

For over two years Congress has complained about delays in the government permitting process for liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminals, and several bills were introduced to accelerate the processing of natural gas export applications.

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Learn! Blog

 
The 7th Annual AAPG Deepwater and Shelf Reservoirs Geoscience Technology Workshop will bring together the latest developments in geology, engineering, geophysics, and geochemistry in order to determine the best possible ways to understand and develop fields, as well as identify bold new exploration targets.
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VG Abstract

 

Natural gas hydrates are naturally occurring combinations of water and natural gas (mainly methane) that form under conditions of high pressure and low temperature. They are known to be widespread in permafrost regions and in deepwater sediments of outer continental margins. It is generally accepted that the amount of natural gas contained in the world's hydrate accumulations greatly exceeds the volume of known conventional gas reserves, and can be commercially produced by adapting existing conventional oil and gas production technology. 

The global resource potential of gas hydrate is in the range of many thousands of trillion cubic feet (Tcf). By comparison, the current annual global demand for natural gas is approximately 117 Tcf. While the current natural gas glut has slowed industry interest in North America, other nations are pressing forward. The 2013 production test in Japan demonstrated the technical feasibility of hydrate production, and commercial production is planned there for 2017. India, South Korea, and China are in close pursuit. The U.S. hydrate program received renewed focus in 2014.

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Accurate interpretation of geophysical data, in particular reflection seismic data, is one of the most important elements of a successful oil and gas exploration program. Despite technological advances in data acquisition and processing and regular use of powerful computers and sophisticated software applications, you still face a tremendous challenge each time you begin to reconstruct the geologic story contained in a grid or volume of seismic data -- that is, to interpret the data. On occasion this interpretive tale can be clearly told, but most of the time each page of each chapter is slowly turned, and rarely is the full meaning of the story completely understood. Interpretation of Reflection Seismic Data from the Gulf of Mexico illustrates these concepts using real seismic data and actual exploration problems.

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