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Discover the basic fundamentals of structural geology, the response of natural materials to deformation, and what changes occur due to the application of stress and or strain energy. Practical Geomechanics will be covering the many aspects of exploration, assessment and production phases of petroleum reservoir development.

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The Society of Independent Professional Earth Scientists (SIPES) would like to invite you to join us in Houston on October 24th, 2014 at the Marathon Oil Building for the SIPES Continuing Education Seminar.

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Looking at a formation as a source rock, then turning around and considering it a viable reservoir requires you to be able to shift your thinking and to analyze a great deal of data in a new way. If you don’t, you risk not understanding the nature of “sweet spots” and how to accurately complete or use reservoir characterization studies.

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Designed for geologists, geophysicits, petrophysicists and petroleum engineers this course will present the concepts of sedimentary geochemistry and biogeochemistry, along with the framework to interpret elemental and mineralogical records in such organic rich mudstone sequences

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Listen to Dr. Ronald Nelson as he shares his knowledge and insights on a practical approach to defining reservoir fluid and pressure related natural fracture generation and fracture property alteration in conventional and unconventional reservoirs.

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Want an introduction or review of the mineralogical aspects of reservoir quality evaluation? Well here's your chance, Mineralogy Aspects of Reservoir Quality Evaluation with a Focus on Clay Minerals,  will provide attendees with fundamental information needed to evaluate and assess reservoir quality of conventional and unconventional plays.

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Take a first hand look at the basic working tools to explore and develop hydrocarbons in salt basins. This introduction to salt tectonics is intended for geoscientists, engineers, and managers who need review or update on this constantly evolving field. The course is appropriate for those working in any salt basin globally and assumes abasic familiarity with structural geology concepts and terminology

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Gain a better understanding on how to evaluate, plan and make decisions with regards to unconventional resource assessment, testing, and development planning. This course oriented towards the recognition &characterization of uncertainty in unconventional reservoirs will dive well beyond tactical number-crunching into analysis, decision-making, strategy, portfolio management, and a rudimentary understanding of risk analysis

Explorer Emphasis

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Imagine the Mediterranean Sea drying out. Imagine the late Permian, as the Earth warmed and dried, and much of life faced extinction. Now put the two together, and you have the basis of an analog examined in the presentation “The Messinian Mediterranean Crisis: A Model for the Permian Delaware Basin?” at the upcoming AAPG International Conference and Exhibition in Istanbul, Turkey.

Explorer Foundation Update

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It has a new name, a new energy and a new lineup of experts, all primed to spread geoscience knowledge around the world. “It” is AAPG’s newly named Global Distinguished Lecture Program – emphasis on the “global” – which dates back to 1941 but continues to be the Association’s flagship initiative for offering the latest in geologic science to AAPG affiliated geological societies and universities.


Houston Texas United States 10 November, 2014 11 November, 2014 10487
 
Houston, Texas, United States
10-11 November 2014

This course summarizes the major advances and current controversies in dolomite research.

Houston Texas United States 10 November, 2014 11 November, 2014 10569
 
Houston, Texas, United States
10-11 November 2014

This course is oriented towards the recognition and characterization of uncertainty in unconventional reservoirs.

Houston Texas United States 08 December, 2014 11 December, 2014 1517
 
Houston, Texas, United States
8-11 December 2014

This course is designed to give participants the basic working tools to explore and develop hydrocarbons in salt basins. Because no two basins are alike, the focus is on understanding the processes and styles of salt-related deformation. At course completion participants should be able to under the depositional setting of layered evaporites, describe the mechanics of salt flow, interpret salt and stratal geometries associated with diapirs, salt welds, and minibasins, and assess more accurately the risks in the exploration of salt basins.

Abilene Texas United States 05 January, 2015 05 January, 2015 10649
 
Abilene, Texas, United States
5 January 2015
The AAPG Southwest Section presents the 2015 Bill Hailey Memorial Short Course in Abilene, Texas. Art Saller will be speaking on Paleozoic carbonates. 
Fort Worth Texas United States 06 January, 2015 06 January, 2015 10658
 
Fort Worth, Texas, United States
6 January 2015
The AAPG Southwest Section presents the 2015 Bill Hailey Memorial Short Course in Fort Worth, Texas. Art Saller will be speaking on Paleozoic carbonates. 
Houston Texas United States 26 February, 2015 27 February, 2015 10815
 
Houston, Texas, United States
26-27 February 2015

Join leading experts to learn about important new developments for developing rigorous, consistent and statistically valid reserve estimations. It has been 5 years since the SEC published “Modernization of Oil and Gas Reporting” which gave companies more flexibility and options for reserve and resource estimation

San Antonio Texas United States 09 March, 2015 11 March, 2015 12241
 
San Antonio, Texas, United States
9-11 March 2015

The productive extent of the Eagle Ford has expanded, thanks to new information and understanding of the factors that make the formation producible in a particular prospect or location. The same is true of adjacent formations such as the Buda and the Austin Chalk, along with Cretaceous extensions of the Eagle Ford, which extend from the Eaglebine to the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale.

Wichita Falls Texas United States 11 April, 2015 14 April, 2015 11827
 
Wichita Falls, Texas, United States
11-14 April 2015
One hundred years ago, the development of the Burkburnett oil field was just beginning, igniting decades of exploration in North Texas. Come join us in Wichita Falls to celebrate the rich petroleum history of our area and explore all the new developments in the industry during the two-day technical program. Take a walk back in time with a field trip to the Wichita Mountains, broaden your horizons at an all-day short course then relax and network at the icebreaker and evening social events with great food and live music. Bring your spouse or guest and they will enjoy local vineyards and art aboard the Wichita Falls Trolley.
Houston Texas United States 28 April, 2015 29 April, 2015 12948
 
Houston, Texas, United States
28-29 April 2015

All shale plays are different, and all shale plays shed light on other shale plays. Join experts to discuss world shale plays and share the “lessons learned” in dealing with a wide variety of lithologies, reservoir conditions, and degrees of heterogeneity.

Houston Texas United States 19 September, 2015 22 September, 2015 12847
 
Houston, Texas, United States
19-22 September 2015

Save the date for the 2015 Gulf Coast Association Geological Societies (GCAGS) Annual Meeting. Watch the website for details to come.

Abilene Texas United States 11 April, 2016 14 April, 2016 10428
 
Abilene, Texas, United States
11-14 April 2016
Save the date! The 2016 SWS AAPG annual meeting is to be held in Abilene, Texas. Watch the SWS website for details as they unfold.
Corpus Christi Texas United States 16 September, 2016 20 September, 2016 12848
 
Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
16-20 September 2016

Save the date for the 2016 Gulf Coast Association Geological Societies (GCAGS) Annual Meeting. Watch the website for details to come.

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