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The technical program is in place for the third annual Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC), which will be held July 20-22 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, and there’s still time to save $100 by registering before June 8.
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It’s time to pay your annual AAPG membership dues – and those attending the AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition in Denver can do so quickly and easily at the AAPG Center.
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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 Division Column EMD

 
Oil shale is a rich petroleum source rock that never got buried deep enough to generate oil and gas. Worldwide, oil shale is a massive resource that potentially could yield a trillion barrels of oil and gas equivalent.
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Explorer Emphasis

 
“A Brief History of Colorado Through Time,” which dramatically and creatively shows how the state’s famous landscapes evolved through geologic time, will premiere at ACE in Denver as part of the opening session festivities.
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Explorer Historical Highlight

 
In the numerous histories written of the development of natural gas and oil in the United States, one name rarely encountered is that of Preston Barmore. This oversight likely is more a reflection of the sadly short life of this unassuming young man rather than any lack of contribution on his part to the burgeoning hydrocarbon industry of the late 19th century.
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Explorer Policy Watch

 
AAPG Congressional Visit Days (CVD) are held annually in the spring in Washington, D.C. – and I was fortunate to participate this past March, adding the perspective of a graduate student to the event.
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Learn! Blog

 

This year's AAPG Woodford Shale Forum focused on new information and optimization.  Included were presenters from the University of Oklahoma, Halliburton, Black Swan Energy Services, and Devon Energy just to name a few.

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AAPG International Shale Plays GTW shared New Technologies, Case Studies and Lessons Learned

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Field Seminar

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Denver, Colorado, United States
4-7 June 2015
This trip provides a unique opportunity to visit some of the classic Green River source rock localities in both the Central and Eastern the Uinta Basin. In addition, we will sample and observe unusual solid bitumen deposits, tar sands, natural oil seeps and a CO2-charged geyser.
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Denver, Colorado, United States
30-31 May 2015

This two-day field trip will review the geologic history in context with the past and present petroleum exploration in the North Park-Middle Park Basin (or Colorado Headwaters Basin, CHB) in Northcentral Colorado.

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Golden, Colorado, United States
4-6 June 2015
This three-day field trip will examine examples of tight-oil reservoirs (Cretaceous Niobrara Formation, Codell member of Carlile Formation from the Denver and North Park basins), tight-gas reservoirs (Cretaceous J Sandstone, Codell and Williams Fork Sandstone, from both the Denver and Piceance basins), CBM reservoirs (Cretaceous Cameo Coals from the Piceance Basin) and potential oil shale resources (Green River Formation of the Piceance Basin).
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Denver, Colorado, United States
4 June 2015
This trip will focus on defining the Niobrara formation from the outcrop scale to the well bore, and discuss the key parameters that have made this play work, both from a geologic and a reservoir standpoint. Furthermore, we will describe how Noble Energy has helped to lead the industry in Northern Colorado to safely, responsibly and efficiently develop this huge resource. We will visit both Niobrara outcrops and Noble Energy production facilities to illustrate our current subsurface understanding and best practices.
Denver Colorado United States 04 June, 2015 04 June, 2015 14697
 
Denver, Colorado, United States
4 June 2015
This one-day field trip will take a quantitative view of the accumulation of sediment in the Denver Basin since the middle Cretaceous. We will systematically review the facies, thickness, organic content, rates of accumulation and paleoenvironments of the rocks that comprise the last 100 million years of deposition in the region.
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