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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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Bill Osten occupies a front-row seat in the Internet revolution.

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A new government study attempts to quantify and define the potential extent of U.S. earthquake damage.

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How much is enough? That's a question oil companies must ask themselves every time they make a discovery -- and there are no easy answers. Many factors are considered when firms determine if a discovery is commercial, and often fields just don't make the cut -- leaving countless millions of barrels of oil untapped all over the world.

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The oil patch is a happening place these days -- and a lot of the activity is directed toward acquisitions, mergers, downsizing and the like.

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An increasing number of companies and individuals in the domestic oil and gas industry consider the heavily-drilled GOM shelf to hold little promise for the future, particularly its vast array of aging fields. However, by looking at the past, Richard Nehring, president of NRG Associates, paints a more compelling picture. He will present his findings at the upcoming GCAGS annual meeting in Houston.

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The historic 'western gap' treaty, signed this summer by the U.S. and Mexican governments after more than 22 years of waiting, already is redefining priorities in Gulf of Mexico exploration.

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The oil and gas business continues to be among the crown jewels of the United Kingdom's economy, sustaining an impressive performance for over three decades -- and through innovative approaches, officials mean to keep it that way.

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Speaking at a convention such as the AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition (ACE) can be quite daunting for those with little to no experience with public speaking. However, submitting your abstracts and becoming a speaker can come with a list of benefits for both your personal and professional development.

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URTeC 2021 Call for Abstracts Now Open! Plan to speak at the Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC) 26–28 July 2021, at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas.

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Plan now to attend AAPG's Carbon, Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS) Conference 23–24 March 2021 in Sugarland, Texas at the Sugarland Marriott Town Square. Themed 'An Emerging Field for Petroleum Geologists,' the conference will highlight current CCUS work and tackle related challenges, including: subsurface storage in saline reservoirs; storage associated with CO2 enhanced oil recovery; reservoir monitoring and risk assessment; case studies; industry applications; economics, incentives, and policy; and more.

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The AAPG Global Super Basins Leadership Conference 2021 will be a fully online experience taking place 25–26 January 2021. The event will focus on North America’s most productive energy basins. Decision makers and global experts will study geoscience architecture, explore the technology, and anticipate future opportunities.

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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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