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Explorer Business Side of Geology Column

Today, most petroleum explorationists acknowledge two professional responsibilities: find opportunities (= prospects) and measure them objectively (estimate chance, reserves and profitability).

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Domestic oil and gas finders are attracted to international turf for any number of reasons -- the lure of the big find, the challenges inherent in uncharted territory. Indeed, it can be a heady experience.

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International Business Ventures: U.S. oil finders have plenty of opportunities to keep themselves busy -- especially when they're willing to forsake the comforts of home for the potential of international targets.

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Top Predictions: What technologies and trends will have the greatest effect on the oil industry in the next 10 years?

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What's going on here? Despite some grand occurrences that otherwise would make it a year of wine and roses, 2000 ultimately didn't seem like much of a party year.

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Got an aging oil or gas field that's on its proverbial last leg? Not to worry - the tonic du jour is integrated reservoir characterization.

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Most geoscience graduates finding employment in North America are still finding positions in the environmental sector, but the overall percentage of students doing so continues to decline.

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The Professional Geologists Licensure proposal to be considered by the Texas Legislature has been endorsed unanimously by the AAPG Executive Committee.

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Louisiana has a new statute on the legislative books, apparently aimed at making the state more user-friendly for 3-D seismic data acquisition.

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Modern hydrocarbon exploration began in Mozambique in 1948, when Gulf Oil was awarded an onshore concession covering much of the southern half of the country.

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Book Now! Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities Available. The American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) 2020 Annual Convention and Exhibition (ACE) will be held 7–10 June, at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. ACE remains a symbol and the intellectual headquarters for providing the technology, science, and skills to help fuel our future. 

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Exhibit space is available for the American Association of Petroleum Geologists' 2020 Annual Convention and Exhibition (ACE) to be held 7–10 June, in Houston, Texas.

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The 2020 International Conference and Exhibition (ICE) call for abstracts is now open. Now is the time to share your knowledge, insights, and research to help guide our geosciences community to expand frontiers and unlock resources for future generations. 

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Sponsorships are now available for the American Association of Petroleum Geologists' 2020 Annual Convention and Exhibition (ACE) to be held 7–10 June, in Houston, Texas.

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