News and announcements from the Lagos office of the AAPG Africa Region, brought to you by Delia Kuye and friends.

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As promised AAPG Africa YPs based in Port Harcourt, Nigeria had the Port Harcourt edition of the Young Profesionals’ Social hangout on 29th May 2017 at the Shell Club in Port Harcourt.

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You haven't missed your chance! We've changed the dates so register now! This geosciences technology workshop will focus on the connection between a strong geological understanding of the fields and the deployment of relevant integrated multi-disciplinary technologies (e.g. acquisition/reprocessing of high-resolution seismic data, surveillance, water flooding, gas injection and other well optimization techniques) that aid the extension of mature fields’ life cycles.

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Register now for this exciting geosciences technology workshop, which offers a field trip across the Moroccan High Atlas.

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Congratulations to Team Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU), Awka — winning team representing Africa Region at the 2017 Global finals of the Imperial Barrel Award (IBA) competition taking place in Houston, USA in April 2017.

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Network, interact and share expertise with fellow petroleum scientists while learning the latest unconventional reservoir techniques and technologies.

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The inaugural AAPG/SPE Africa Energy and Technology Conference concluded on 7 December, having attracted over 170 attendees, from 24 countries and representing a total of 83 institutions.

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A Brief History of Hydraulic Fracturing and Induced Seismicity and Possible Pitfalls for interpreting B-values as a stress meter was delivered on 04 Dec 2016 by Visiting Geoscientist Dr. Sherilyn Williams Stroud.

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The AAPG/SPE Africa Energy and Technology Conference Opening Ceremony took place on 5th December 2016 and included welcoming remarks from Andrew Kamau Principal Secretary, State Department for Petroleum, Ministry of Energy and Petroleum, Kenya; MaryJane Mwangi, Ag. CEO, National Oil Corporation Kenya (NOCK); Paul Britt, AAPG President and Janeen Judah, SPE President.

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Following the request to participate in the AAPG Visiting Geoscientists Lecture Program, Kenny Ladipo delivered a lecture at the University of Western Cape, Cape Town on the 3rd of December 2016, on the topic “Finding New Plays in a Mature Brown Basin: The Niger Delta”.

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The 34th Annual Conference of the Nigerian association of Petroleum Explorationists was held at the prestigious Eko Hotel and Suites in Victoria Island Lagos from the 12th -17th November 2016.

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Delia A. Kuye
Delia Kuye Program Manager, AAPG Africa Region +23408094704599
Abeer Zubaidi
Abeer Zubaidi Office Director, AAPG Middle East Region +971 4 372 4201