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AAPG's international meeting and exhibition in Birmingham, England turned out to be a time of optimism and anticipation for the next century. Held in September, it attracted more people than expected.

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Rare is the financier who can look at a 2-D map and visualize the pertinent data in three dimensions. But when a 3-D model is available, the folks who deal with capital can better understand complex geological concepts by actually seeing fault closure, stratigraphic traps and such, thereby leaving less to the imagination.

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Explorer Business Side of Geology Column

Each year properties are sold for more than they are worth, and replaced with properties for less than their real worth. Is this a great business, or what? So is property being valued too low? Too high? Or are we dealing with a large population of fools?

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Is it ever ethical to divulge information understood to be confidential for a personally perceived 'higher' purpose?

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Registration is now open for the inaugural AAPG Regional International Conference, which will be held July 9-12 in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Dramatic changes over the past 20 years have led to creative approaches to the seismic industry -- not all of which have been accepted wholeheartedly.

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Depending on who you talk to, the industry's latest round of merger mania is either a great deal or a great disaster. Guess how geophysical contractors vote.

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Explorer Business Side of Geology Column

In much of the United States, the choice to explore for oil or gas is governed by the expected finding and development cost for equivalent volumes. And ... it's hard to find large volumes of oil or gas in the USA.

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The July ethics question dealt with a topic that recently proved to be a hot issue for professional geologists: Junk science.

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Explorer Emphasis Article

A couple of professors manage to turn their vision for deep water technology research and development into a reality, they propose a revitalization of technology R&D, specifically targeting the deep water (i.e. anything off the continental shelf) Gulf of Mexico.

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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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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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Learn from your home or office by attending AAPG Online Short Course, Python Coding and Petroleum, 25–27 August 2020, 8:00 am–11:00 am (CDT). This hands-on coding and app course will feature programming in Python and use the platforms and software packages that are available either open-source, or free (or almost free), along with possible trial licenses.  

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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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Experience the power of a new dynamic digital platform giving you access to all the great science, networking, and technology to help you stay on the cutting edge of petroleum geoscience. Early bird rates end 31 August. 

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