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Explorer President’s Column

This is the last letter I shall write to AAPG members as their 89th president, and it summarizes the Executive Committee’s goals and accomplishments during the 2005-06 fiscal year. Following are some comments on a few developments not anticipated when I took office. From there I’ll move on to some observations about AAPG policies and directions, and conclude with some personal observations about my year as president.

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As a follow-up to my meeting in Washington, D.C., with U.S. Rep. Christopher Shays, R-Conn., during April’s “Congressional Visits Days,” I met with Shays again in May to give him a “Petroleum Geology 101” course on oil reservoirs.

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Geophysicist and author Peter Tertzakian told the opening session audience in Houston that the world has become addicted to oil, a theme also sounded by U.S. President George W. Bush.

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Energy efficiency expert Amory Lovins believes the United States can reduce, even eliminate, its escalating consumption of oil.

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Even though the majority of the global population relies on energy from hydrocarbons each day, it’s taken for granted for the most part, noted A.T. (Tim) Cejka, president of ExxonMobil Exploration Co. and a vice president of ExxonMobil Corp.

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Amory Lovins wears many hats -- theoretical physicist, adviser to the U.S. auto industry and to the Pentagon. But during the luncheon address to the Division of Environmental Geosciences at the recent AAPG Annual Convention in Houston, Lovins added a new hat to his collection -- that of “wildcatter.”

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The theme of AAPG’s 89th Annual Meeting is “Perfecting the Search, Delivering on Our Promises.” In introducing this theme, I would first like to set the scene for the next generation’s energy future.

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Smiles were broad and plentiful in Houston in April, with good reason: The AAPG Annual Convention there ended as one of the largest, most successful meetings in association history.

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The huge crowd of attendees from 110 countries, along with the more than 2,000 exhibitors at this year’s Offshore Technology Conference in Houston appears to make it official: the industry has segued from boomlet to boom.

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An oil executive talking in the heart of the Gulf Coast pointed to an unexpected locale in forecasting the “it” place for future gas production. His pick to be the soon-to-be-crowned king of natural gas: the Rocky Mountains.

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