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In January the President announced additional regulations that are intended to help reduce oil and gas industry methane emissions 40 to 45 percent from 2012 levels by 2025.

The good news is that the regulation cannot take effect before President Obama leaves office.

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Events Blog

 

Unconventional resources remain a major component of the energy market and will continue to evolve and press on with modernization. As the upstream industry is given another opportunity to reinvent itself, now is the perfect time to rediscover opportunities you may not have considered before – and URTeC is here to help!

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Explorer Article

 

Registration is now open for the 4th annual Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC) to be held Aug. 1-3 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas.

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Explorer Emphasis

 

Though great strides have been made to attract more women into the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, there’s still room for improvement, according to educators and industry experts.

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Explorer Historical Highlight

 

When Occidental Petroleum Corporation was reorganized in 1959, its total oil production was some 100 barrels per day. By the time Moammar Gaddaffi nationalized the industry in 1969, Oxy Libya, the wholly owned subsidiary, was producing 800,000 barrels per day. Such an amount made Oxy Libya the eighth largest producer in the world.

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Explorer Policy Watch

 

At AAPG’s 2016 Congressional Visits Days on March 15 and 16, AAPG members participated in 27 meetings with members of Congress and executive branch agencies that research or regulate oil and natural gas activities.

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Learn! Blog

 

The goal of this two-day workshop is to proactively create opportunities yourself and your company in a low price environment. You will learn how to bring value propositions to operators. Revitalize reservoirs for less than the cost of plugging and abandoning, paid for by increased production. Rethink reservoirs and push paradigm shifts that will result in breakthroughs.  We will discuss how to use these times to pilot new products and technologies and thus position innovative companies to boom when conditions improve. This event is for engineers, geologists, geophysicists, land professionals, and entrepreneurs.

*Please see our discounted rates for unemployed geoscientists, students and young professionals

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The unprecedented downturn is creating unprecedented opportunities, especially in mature fields. Join us in Houston to learn how new techniques and technologies are increasing production in old wells, and are turning boring old fields into exciting, new, revitalized sources of new revenue and recoverable reserves.

Sign up today for AAPG's GTW in Houston, May 17-18, New Thinking and Value Propositions. Check out the huge discounts for laid-off workers, young professionals, and students. Prepare yourself for huge success now! For more information, please read the entire post, which includes the full schedule. 

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wwwUpdate Blog

 

Whether you are starting a new career, making a career change, or are a retiree, don’t miss this opportunity to broaden your geoscience network.

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Karen Waterbury, a science teacher at St. Mary’s Catholic School in Mount Carmel, Ill., has been named the 2016 American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Foundation’s Teacher of the Year.

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Field Seminar

Columbia South Carolina United States 31 May, 2016 07 June, 2016 13368
 
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
31 May - 7 June 2016

This field seminar offers an excellent opportunity for the students to walk on a variety of modern terrigenous clastic depositional systems while observing sedimentary processes, modern sedimentary structures, and numerous trenches illuminating the three-dimensional architecture of each area.

Calgary Alberta Canada 16 June, 2016 18 June, 2016 23659
 
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
16-18 June 2016

This trip will feature exceptional, three-dimensional exposures of fluvial meander belt deposits in Late Cretaceous strata of southern Alberta.

Dinosaur Provincial Park has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its world-class fossil bone beds. We will also visit the world-renowned Royal Tyrell Museum of Palaeontology on this trip.

Short Course

Casper Wyoming United States 22 August, 2016 26 August, 2016 24361
 
Casper, Wyoming, United States
22-26 August 2016

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to learn all the aspects related to the understanding and modeling of fractured reservoirs. Attendees will take geologic concepts and use them in reservoir modeling through hands-on sessions devoted to the examination of outcrop, core and log data. They will use that information and a software to create 3D fractured reservoir models. Using actual Teapot Dome (Wyoming, USA) field data from the Tensleep and Niobrara Shale formations and a hands-on approach, the workshop allows the geoscientist to identify fractures and to construct predictive 3D fracture models that can be used to identify productive zones, plan wells and to create fracture porosity and permeability models for reservoir simulation.

Houston Texas United States 06 December, 2016 08 December, 2016 13606
 
Houston, Texas, United States
6-8 December 2016

Here is an introduction to the tools and techniques that geologists and geophysicists use to locate gas and oil, that drillers use to drill the wells and that petroleum engineers use to test and complete the wells and produce the gas and oil. Exercises throughout the course provide practical experience in well log correlation, contouring, interpretation of surface and subsurface, contoured maps, seismic interpretation, well log interpretation, and decline curve analysis.

Denver Colorado United States 07 June, 2016 09 June, 2016 13608
 
Denver, Colorado, United States
7-9 June 2016

Here is an introduction to the tools and techniques that geologists and geophysicists use to locate gas and oil, that drillers use to drill the wells and that petroleum engineers use to test and complete the wells and produce the gas and oil. Exercises throughout the course provide practical experience in well log correlation, contouring, interpretation of surface and subsurface, contoured maps, seismic interpretation, well log interpretation, and decline curve analysis.

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