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With ICE in one of the most iconic European capitals, the organization committee wanted to shape an ambitious field trip program that would look beyond the British Isles. Against all odds dictated by the unfavorable state of the industry, three field trips accompanied from start to end the success of ICE in London.

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The Plate tectonic paradigm – “the unifying theory of geology” – has just turned 50. In 2017, the Geological Society of London’s William Smith Meeting celebrated this historical occasion, perhaps with a touch of self-congratulation, but with little discussion of alternative ideas.

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The United Kingdom has long flirted with the prospect of attempting to emulate the United States’ success with hydraulic fracturing for cheap and plentiful shale gas, but a recent study raises doubts.

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Headlines out of Europe of late indicate an aggressive transition away from fossil fuels. But will market forces allow it?

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The Europe Region Young Professionals had the privilege of hosting several YP events during the recent 2017 AAPG International Conference and Exhibition in London.

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The best known name associated with the birth of the modern oil industry is “colonel” Edwin Drake, who in 1859 drilled his famous well in the Oil Creek Valley in Pennsylvania that led to the first oil boom in the United States. Simultaneously, however, oil prospectors were equally busy in the Carpathians.

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Heightened creativity. Enhanced problem-solving and decision-making. Improved risk management. These are just some of the benefits of diverse workplaces, according to panelists for a special session at the AAPG International Conference and Exhibition.

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The resurgence of the Permian Basin in the United States led directly to the concept of the “super basin”: a mature basin that can be rejuvenated to produce as much or more oil and gas than it has so far. Another archetype for super basins lies 1,000 miles southeast of the Permian, in the onshore/offshore Sureste Basin of Mexico.

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