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

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Enhance your skills with this AAPG short course on Sequence Stratigraphy designed for geoscientists, geophysicists, biostratigraphers & engineers needing a fundamental understanding of the principles and applications of sequence stratigraphy.  

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David Curtiss, Executive Director of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Headquarters USA, accompanied by the Africa Region Programs Director, Delia Kuye, paid a courtesy visit to Mr. Clay Neff, Chairman/Managing Director, Chevron Nigeria Limited, on Wednesday, June 8, 2016.

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To ensure the breadth and depth of the technical program the AETC 2016 program committee has extended the abstract submission date to 15th of July. Don’t miss this chance to become part of this conference and submit your papers NOW!

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AAPG Africa Region in partnership with ExxonMobil Nigeria kicked-off a 5-day short course on Structural Geology in line with ExxonMobil Nigeria’s commitment towards developing Nigerian geoscientists under ExxonMobil Nigeria’s Universities Assistance Program, UAP.

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These are the 2016 recipients of books and journals via the AAPG Publications Pipeline initiative.

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The 2016 IBA competition for the Africa Region successfully concluded on 12 March in Cairo, Egypt, following a very rigorous and healthy competition amongst 25 student teams from across Africa.

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I always have sought opportunities to share my industry experience with students of higher institutions, and the AAPG Visiting Geology Program (VGP) has provided that platform.

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Every year the AAPG Distinguished Lecture program enables members all over the world to learn about leading-edge aspects of petroleum geology from scientific leaders. In 2016, the program sponsored 11 lecturers touring North America and five other geographic regions — and it was my honor to serve as the first AAPG Distinguished Lecturer for the Africa Region during a two-week tour in late February and early March.

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The AAPG-Egyptian Petroleum Exploration Society joint Geosciences Technology Workshop, “Hydrocarbon Potential of the Sinai Micro-Plate and Surrounding Basins,” was conducted from March 18-19 in Alexandria, Egypt.

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As mentioned in my column, when I became president of Africa Region two years ago the price of oil was $97/barrel. At the time, companies were closing deals to purchase high-priced leases and marginal producing assets that, in hindsight, was a move that drove many into bankruptcy.

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Delia A. Kuye
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