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Jane Woodward was impacted by the contraction in the oil industry in the mid-1980s, but for her the impact was actually positive.

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January's hypothetical ethics question -- dealing with geologists' ethical use of their own expertise -- drew responses that were both academic and practical.

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A lot of brainpower that yesterday was dedicated to solving the world's energy problems is today unemployed.

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The Executive Committee approved several items to assist AAPG members facing career transition issues.

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The December hypothetical ethics question dealt with what to do when a report has been altered.

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Environmental geology continues to be the number one strength reported by North American college and university geoscience departments -- but employment trends suggest a significant change may be looming.

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Despite the low oil prices and some dire predictions for the next few years, the mood among officials in the geophysical industry is cautiously positive.

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The legalities of seismic activity in Louisiana are about as murky as the state's ubiquitous bayou waters. Indeed, to say the Mineral Code fails to adequately address the myriad issues indigenous to modern-day 3-D seismic operations there is at best an understatement.

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A paradox exists within the industry. People are being laid off now when there is a looming shortage of experienced people on the horizon. Despite the fact that expert economists are urging corporate leadership in America to identify creative talent and bind it into the company for the future, people are being let go.

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The November hypothetical ethics question deals with possible misrepresentation of facts by others. The question is: A geologist working for a large company discovers that the results of his work are being misrepresented by his boss' boss to upper management.

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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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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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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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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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