Environmental Geosciences Article

Upward migration of brine because of pressurization resulting from injection is a risk of disposal of water produced with oil and geologic carbon storage. Analysis of the net production in each zone associated with oil production activities in the southern San Joaquin Valley, California, determined that net injection caused by disposal of water produced with oil occurred in zones above the shallowest zone with net production in several oil fields.
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Be a part of the most vibrant and vital integrated science and technology event for unconventional play development and its significance for the U.S. and global energy future. Share your innovations, ideas and experiences at the industry’s leading forum for discussions of advancements in unconventional resources.

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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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AAPG’s Memoir 111 “3-D Structural Interpretation: Earth, Mind, and Machine” will be released this month. The volume is one of the first to compare perspectives of geologic interpretation from industry and academic practitioners, with consideration of how 3-D cognitive skills impact what geologists think and do.

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Explorer Policy Watch


The 114th Congress accomplished few of its oil and gas-related legislative goals, in spite of the fact that Republicans, who generally support fossil fuel development, held the majority in both the House and Senate – the first time since the 109th Congress (2005-07).

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Arctic energy is in the news as summer steams into Washington, D.C. Major issues include the midpoint of the two-year U.S. chair of the Arctic Council; public campaigns for and against including the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas in the 2017-22 offshore oil and gas leasing plan; and plans for the United States to build the first heavy icebreaker in 40 years.

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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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Explorer ProTracks


The Pacific Section’s Young Professionals Special Interest Group is working to be more involved and active in the wake of the current industry environment.

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Foundation Update


Geoscience students researching energy related theses can count on support from the AAPG Foundation – especially during the down times. Investing in education is a top priority for the Foundation. During the 2016-17 grant cycle, AAPG Foundation will award $269,000 to master’s and doctorate students worldwide.

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Do you have a geographic information systems (GIS) map product you'd like to share? Reserve your display space at the Pacific and Rocky Mountain Sections joint meeting map gallery in Las Vegas, Oct. 2-5.

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