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Given the enormous oil and gas activity that occurs in Louisiana’s wetlands and offshore environs, the question has been posed as to why the oil and gas companies don’t pick up the estimated $14 billion tab it will take to create a sustainable coastline.

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The Minerals Management Service this year is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, passed in August 1953, which established federal jurisdiction over submerged lands on the OCS seaward of state boundaries.

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Louisiana Highway 1 provides access to Port Fourchon, but for how much longer will this two-lane road service this vital link to deepwater oil and gas?

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There’s a battle being fought daily in the Louisiana marshlands -- and in this war, claiming the high ground is the name of the game.

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Coalbed methane accounts for about 8 percent of the natural gas produced in the United States. With global exploration and development in an early phase, coalbed methane is poised to continue for decades as an important energy source.

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Can anything be done about negative perceptions of the oil and gas industry? The Oklahoma Energy Resources Board is trying to prove the answer is 'yes.'

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Peter Vail, who over his distinguished and prolific career has fired many a shot heard ’round the geoscience world – is this year’s Sidney Powers medalist.

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Peter R. Vail, acclaimed researcher and professor emeritus at Rice University, will be honored in Salt Lake City along with 41 others who will receive honors and awards during the opening session of the AAPG Annual Meeting.

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EarthScope, a new earthscience initiative exploring the three-dimensional structure of the North American continent.

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Access to public lands for natural resources development continues to be a hot-button topic for much of the United States — but in the Rocky Mountains, it is becoming a “battleground.”

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Courtesy of AAPG and AAPG Datapages, two Discovery Series data sets have been donated free of charge for use as online teaching materials. Discovery Series 10 – Sandstone Petrology: A Tutorial Petrographic Image Atlas 2nd Edition and Discovery Series 15 – Carbonate Petrology: Interactive Petrography Tutorial, both authored by Kitty Milliken, have been posted online for easy accessibility.

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