Explorer Article

Geologist and ex-astronaut Harrison Schmitt discusses the possibility of mining the moon's helium-3 as an energy resource and the importance of a return to space travel.

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Explorer Article

The Law of Supply and Demand works every time -- and salaries for petroleum geologists reflect respect for the law. Petroleum geologists’ pay rose about 16 percent overall in the past year as the scuffle for exploration manpower continued after two years of steady growth in oil and gas prices. Ah, supply and demand; it works every time.

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Explorer Policy Watch

This column will focus on two issues that have been and will probably continue to be on the screen in Washington for the remainder of this year and on into the future. The 2007 federal budget and legislative initiatives that foster the maintenance and growth of the scientific community.

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Explorer Regions and Sections

AAPG’s Southwest Section exists to advance the science and profession of geology as it relates to the exploration for and development of petroleum, natural gas and other energy minerals in the southwestern region of the United States of America.

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Explorer Director’s Corner

Where can you have the opportunity, for about $80 per day for the price of admission, to choose from 465 technical talks, 415 posters, view state-of-the-art technology from around the world, and enjoy networking with top geoscientists and business leaders? It is the AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition (ACE), scheduled for April 9-12 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston.

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Explorer President’s Column

My letter to AAPG members in the January EXPLORER (“AAPG at the Crossroads”) laid out a course implementing AAPG’s Strategic Plan and moving the Association toward a true international identity in the coming years, recognizing that, in the present global energy transition, the alternate course – the status quo – is to surrender world E&P leadership and to be bypassed (as merely a regional association) on the global energy stage.

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Explorer Emphasis Article

For decades – and for many reasons – Libya was off the exploration map, but that’s changed. Today this country with the Mediterranean climate couldn’t be hotter.

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Explorer Emphasis Article

Here, there and everywhere: No matter where you look, this is a period of hot activity for the seismic industry.

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Explorer Article

A sign of the times: The annual NAPE gathering in Houston was HUGE.

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Explorer Article

Saved from retirement by BHP executive Eric Rudd, Lewis was recruited to help convince BHP officials to search for oil in Australia. After enlisting Esso as a partner, exploratory wells paid off and the Marlin Field and then the Kingfisher Field were discovered, and the rest is history.

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The results are in for the AAPG officer election for the president-elect, vice president – regions, and secretary. Thank you for your voting participation!

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wwwUpdate Blog

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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wwwUpdate Blog

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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Events Blog

Hey you Unconventional Resources Team Rock Stars! We’re proud to announce the profits from Carson Beyer's new song, 'The Rocks' -- inspired by all of you -- will be donated to Oilfield Helping Hands. We stand with OHH and Carson proudly and want to do our part in offering a helping hand to all who have been affected. If you would like to make a donation, go to https://lnkd.in/dB53uvy . 

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wwwUpdate Blog

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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