Energy Policy Blog

 
As part of Senator Lisa Murkowski’s (R-AK) efforts to craft comprehensive energy legislation, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee recently held a hearing to discuss 26 bills that would expand energy supplies. 
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Explorer Article

 
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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History doesn’t always repeat itself, but it often rhymes, as veterans of the Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys recall how they survived the 1980s oil crash.

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Explorer Division Column EMD

 

In virtually all regions of sustained production, the industry is steadily improving in situ recovery methods and reducing environmental impacts of bitumen and heavy oil production, especially those associated with surface mining.

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Explorer Emphasis

 
Feisty. Funny. Determined. Competitive. Brilliant. Generous. The words used to describe Harris in advance of her posthumously receiving the AAPG Harrison Schmitt Award at the upcoming ACE in Denver.
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Petroleum industry players expend considerable energy, money and time adhering to federal government dictates. Additionally, they are constantly on the alert for newer policies and restrictions that might affect them– particularly in the U.S. offshore environment.
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Several governors and elected officials will be on hand to discuss the future of coastal energy exploration during a panel discussion at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston next month. Speakers will include North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory, chairman of the Outer Continental Shelf Governors Coalition.
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Oil spills get a lot of media attention, but the best stories are about the disasters that didn’t happen.
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Explorer Policy Watch

 

Commercial interest in the Arctic has grown with declines in summer sea ice cover – since 2007 the extent of Arctic sea ice has been significantly less than it was in the decade after satellite measurements started in 1978.

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Palo Alto, California, United States
5-10 June 2015

This six-day field seminar is designed to provide participants with an appreciation of the broad range of deep-water reservoir facies, the mechanisms by which they were deposited, their predictive attributes, their reservoir heterogeneity and their stratigraphic architecture.

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Santa Barbara , California, United States
3-8 April 2016

NOTE: New Date!!

The conference aims to bring together professionals from academia, government agencies and industry who are actively involved in pushing the technical limits and application of basin modeling.

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
2-5 October 2016

Save the Date for the joint AAPG Rocky Mountain Section-AAPG Pacific Section Meeting. Watch the website for details to come. 

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