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The next several years should reveal the ultimate potential of the Caspian Sea region as a major petroleum province.

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Here are the election results for the Division Executive Committees.

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This is the first of three articles on the application of 'bright spot' technology, which helped Shell Oil Company discover many large oil and gas fields in the Gulf of Mexico during the late 1960s to the late 1980s.

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The Louisiana Independent Oil and Gas Association (LIOGA) is determined to prove that a $60-per-acre seismic fee being levied by the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (DWF) violates the constitution of the state of Louisiana.

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Supply pessimists take the industry's declining oil discovery rate as an alarm signal. Most believe world oil production will peak within a decade -- if it hasn't already.

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In 1977 Rio del Rey is viewed as an area with a future of small fields by Elf and Royal Dutch/Shell; however, Shell's international divisions (Pecten) reports it to be a 'meadow of bright spots.'

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Charles 'Chip' Groat will be speaking for two different luncheons at the annual meeting. Signs are optimistic at the U.S. Geological Survey where Groat is the director.

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World undiscovered and reserve growth estimates as well as regional undiscovered estimates will be presented in New Orleans.

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Oil companies' activities quietly continue in China. Bohai Bay is one hot spot for drilling featured in this article.

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On the arid high plains of northeast Wyoming, the town of Gillette has become a bona fide boomtown. And it's coalbed methane creating the frenzy. The Powder River Basin has become the site of the hottest natural gas play in the country, a region most so-called experts wrote off as a wasteland for the gas.

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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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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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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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URTeC 2020 Online is an exciting evolution of the world’s flagship unconventional resources event. The program will feature more than 250 talks, panels and team presentations, online exhibitor resources and scheduled social events. Registrants will have access to all content in real time – as activities are broadcast Monday to Wednesday, July 20-22 – and on-demand through the end of 2020, accessible anytime, anywhere and from any device. Visit URTeC.org to learn more and register today.

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