Explorer Business Side of Geology Column

In the early days of E&P risk analysis, one of the most widely used terms was “most likely,” representing some perceived intermediate outcome.

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Remember when we all thought that e-commerce was an automatic way to make millions of dollars?

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AAPG is at the forefront of two major initiatives to further the profession of petroleum geology that are planned in Washington, D.C., involving an invited appearance before Congress in March and a special AAPG-convened Energy Summit in April.

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This month we’ll discuss effective methods for estimating existence factors - our confidence (= probability) that key geologic requirements such as HC-charge, reservoir and closure have been satisfied in the subsurface by Mother Nature.

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Patterns in seismic: Picture a 3-D seismic data sample. Now picture a strand of DNA. Combine the two, and get ready for a new technology that brings pattern recognition to the oil patch.

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Seismic contractors -- What's next? Nobody is ready to proclaim the dark days over for seismic contractors, but companies are beginning to see a light at the end of the tunnel.

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Personnel issues are looming large for geophysical contractors.

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There’s a new - some might say urgent - sense of excitement when it comes to the role of shale gas production in today’s energy mix, as well as its potential for the coming years.

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Explorer Wildcat Recollections Column

Shell Oil's Pecten explored on 23 risk contract blocks in nine onshore and offshore basins in Brazil from 1976 to 1990. A total of 27 wildcats and six development wells were drilled on 13 blocks.

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Explorer Business Side of Geology Column

Finding opportunities is the fun part of the exploration business, the value-adding part. It involves new geography, new geology, new tools, secrecy -- and the competitive excitement of the hunt! However, if we are to stay in business, the measurement part is also important.

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URTeC 2021 Registration Now Open! Plan to join us at the Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC) 26–28 July 2021, in-person at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas and online.

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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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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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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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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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