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A geologist and a client agree to a project for which the geologist will be paid for time and expenses. At the end of the job, when the final bill is presented, the client acknowledges that the job was well done -- but nevertheless asks the geologist to reduce the bill because it is larger than expected. Assuming you are the geologist, what would you do?

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Last year's sharp drop in oil prices was the warning bell: The oil industry is facing radical changes and tough challenges which may ultimately put even more control of the world's oil supply in the hands of Middle Eastern countries and change the make up of both private and state oil companies all over the globe.

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A question of ethics: What do you think? It answers what geologists could or should do to protect their personal interests in these somewhat chaotic and unstable times.

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Clearly, computers have become indispensable tools for petroleum geologists -- every office and cubicle at virtually any oil company is crammed full of the latest computer equipment.

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New sources of digital aerial photographs, satellite imagery and the introduction of versatile imaging software for personal computers will make desktop data display even more available and affordable.

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The answer to the March Ethics question is complicated, and not a simple yes or no.

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The AAPG Executive Committee has voted to endorse the methodology being used by the U.S. Geological Survey in its comprehensive assessment of worldwide energy resources project.

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Prices go up, prices go down. The key point is that they do go up.

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All of us work to bring about the consequences we intend. So why does it seem so often that we live in a world of unintended consequences?

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The February ethics question asked what constitutes 'fair' working relationships between employees and their companies -- especially in the area of obligation to employees.

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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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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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