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Preparations for the seventh annual AAPG Prospect and Property Expo in London – APPEX London – are well under way, and this growing event promises to be a new milestone in developing global deal-making under one roof.

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Explorer Policy Watch

One of our primary goals at GEO-DC is to help policy makers make better decisions. Fortunately, we are not alone – three studies released this year by prominent and respected sources are providing opportunity to engage policy makers on minerals, coal and petroleum.

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Explorer Director’s Corner

Communication and opportunity go hand-in-hand with strategic planning. At AAPG, the leadership and staff are constantly looking for opportunities to serve our members. Part of this is expanding our ability to communicate and understand members’ needs.

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Explorer Article

Hermann Eben, management consultant from Midland, Texas, leads seminars at annual AAPG Leadership Conferences, coaching AAPG members in strategy and goals alignment, creating action plans and, one of his main topics, managerial communications skills for geoscientists.

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Explorer Article

Murphy Oil, a worldwide exploration and production company and the United States ninth-largest refiner, has promised almost $50 million dollars in scholarships to the graduating seniors in its small Arkansas hometown, located about 120 miles south of Little Rock. The El Dorado Promise program may be one of the most fruitful partnerships ever developed between a petroleum company and its local community.

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Explorer Article

In 2006, Qatar’s oil minister said about oil prices, “If you can stop the politicians from making negative statements, I am sure you will see almost fifteen dollars disappear from the price.” And that was when oil was about $58 a barrel.

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Explorer Policy Watch

Forecasting events in Washington has a probability function akin to forecasting energy prices; chances are very good that predictions will be incorrect. However, here are some items to continue to watch that have potential import to AAPG members.

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Explorer Division Column EMD

For most, energy economics means the price of oil. Admittedly, its price is enormously important to producers, refiners and consumers.

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Explorer Director’s Corner

One of the key programs cut was the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) funding of the (PTTC) – one of the most, if not the most successful fossil fuel programs developed as a partnership among oil and gas producers, academia and the DOE.

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Explorer Article

Planning continues for the 2008 AAPG Annual Convention in San Antonio, with the official meeting announcement and technical program due in January.

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AAPG publications are widely read by geologists, geophysicists and reservoir engineers. Are they your target audience? Then take advantage of the many advertising opportunities available in AAPG’s news and journal magazines.

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The AAPG Mobile app will let you easily connect with friends and colleagues and access all of your AAPG membership benefits right through your mobile device. Available for download for both iOS and Android devices!

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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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Headquarters Contacts

Diane Keim
Diane Keim Administrative Coordinator, AAPG +1 918 560-2644