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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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ACE is one of the world’s premier geoscience events that is completely created and hosted by geoscientists for geoscientists; therefore, your company’s support translates into a valuable return on investment for our shared industry success. We invite you to book your exhibit space today and share this milestone with us.

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A limited number of scholarships for ACE 2017 registration are now available to displaced geoscientists and energy professionals. Eligible applicants will pay just 50% of the standard rate for the full convention, including all technical sessions, networking events and the exhibition. Find out more!

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The AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition will feature a variety of field trips that will bookend the meeting, spanning from March 26 to April 8.

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It’s been a century in the making and time is running out to register for AAPG’s 100th anniversary Annual Convention and Exhibition in Houston.

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Explorer Director’s Corner

 

This month, we will gather with fellow oil and gas professionals who share our values to focus on an essential piece of the oil and gas business: the deal.

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Explorer Foundation Update

 

Longtime AAPG Foundation supporter and leader Frank Harrison Jr., a founder of the group’s highly successful Trustee Associates, is this year’s recipient of the AAPG Foundation Chairman’s Award.

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Explorer ProTracks

 

Despite the fact that we’re still a couple months out from the 100th Anniversary AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition (ACE) in Houston, it’s never too early to start planning your meeting itinerary.

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Foundation Update

 

We need your help! Tell us who you think deserves a top professorial honor for outstanding leadership and inspiring the future of geoscience.

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The AAPG Foundation Deana and Paul Strunk Military Veterans Scholarship Program (MVSP) provides financial support to veterans pursuing their undergraduate geoscience education.

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Field Seminar

Houston Texas United States 06 April, 2017 06 April, 2017 36590
 
Houston, Texas, United States
6 April 2017

In Conjunction with AAPG 2017 Annual Convention & Exhibition (ACE)
The Spindletop trip takes participants to the site of the “Lucas Gusher,” where on January 10th, 1901 in Beaumont, Texas, 100,000 barrels per day gushed from a salt dome formation. This discovery changed the economy of Texas and helped to usher in the modern petroleum age. The first six gushers in the Spindletop field produced more oil per day than the combined production of all the other producing fields in the world. The Lucas geyser, found at a depth of 1,139 feet, blew a stream of oil over 100 feet high until it was capped nine days later. Lucas and the Hamills finally controlled the geyser on January 19, when a huge pool of oil surrounded it. By that time, throngs of oilmen, speculators, and onlookers had already transformed the city of Beaumont. A new age was born.

Forum

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
11 May 2017

The AAPG Division of Professional Affairs is providing new opportunities for professional development and networking through our new Playmakers forums. The primary purpose of these forums is to bring leaders from industry to present their ideas, successes and even failures in developing new plays. A secondary purpose is to provide training for professionals in prospect generation and presentations. The key to the success of Playmaker’s is most of the speakers are predominantly invited, technical experts on active plays

Short Course

Houston Texas United States 01 April, 2017 02 April, 2017 35009
 
Houston, Texas, United States
1-2 April 2017

In Conjunction with AAPG 2017 Annual Convention & Exhibition (ACE)
This two-day short course is designed to teach graduate students the principles, concepts, and methodologies of sequence stratigraphy.

Houston Texas United States 01 April, 2017 02 April, 2017 34970
 
Houston, Texas, United States
1-2 April 2017

In Conjunction with AAPG 2017 Annual Convention & Exhibition (ACE)
This two-day seminar is designed to provide participants with a modern appreciation of the full spectrum of deep-water reservoirs, their mechanisms of transport and deposition, their stratigraphic architecture, their predictive characteristics, and their 3D heterogeneity.

Houston Texas United States 01 April, 2017 01 April, 2017 34813
 
Houston, Texas, United States
1 April 2017

In Conjunction with AAPG 2017 Annual Convention & Exhibition (ACE)
Students, young professionals, and experienced professionals who want to publish their work in the AAPG Bulletin, or who would just like to improve their technical writing skills, will benefit from this interactive course.

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