American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Historical Highlights

Geological investigations in the Weald area of southeast England have occurred for the past two centuries, but recently there has been a flurry of speculation, particularly in the popular press, over the possibility of the Weald basin becoming a major hydrocarbon province with billions of barrels of oil in place.

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Explorer Geophysical Corner

This month’s column starts with a staged stochastic inversion scheme that was applied in a southern North Sea Carboniferous setting.

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Explorer Emphasis Article

Royal Holloway University of London not only won this year’s Europe Region Imperial Barrel Award competition, in June it also won the IBA grand prize – the first European school to capture the prize in several years.

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Explorer Article

Vlastimila “Vlasta” Dvorakova, a former president of the AAPG Europe Region and an important leader in AAPG regional and international activities, died June 12, after a long illness.

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Explorer Article

Integration and creative thinking were recurring themes in the 2015 Discovery Thinking forums held at the AAPG Annual Conference and Exhibition (ACE) in Denver last month.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Article

Vlastimila “Vlasta” Dvorakova, a former president of the AAPG Europe Region and an important leader in AAPG regional and international activities, died Friday, June 12, after a long illness. She was 55.

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Explorer Regions and Sections

AAPG Europe’s latest Geosciences Technology Workshop (GTW), “Fractured Reservoirs: The Geological, Geophysical and Engineering Tools to Crack Them,” provided the opportunity to visit the island of Sicily, steeped both in beauty and an active geological history. And what is a trip to Sicily without a visit to the tallest volcano in Europe?

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Explorer Division Column EMD

Oil shale is a rich petroleum source rock that never got buried deep enough to generate oil and gas. Worldwide, oil shale is a massive resource that potentially could yield a trillion barrels of oil and gas equivalent.

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Explorer ProTracks

The historical city of Edinburgh, Scotland, was the site of a networking day where representatives of the YP groupings within AAPG and the Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain (PESGB) developed critical skill sets by volunteering to become mentors to the first cohort of doctoral students from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)’s Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT).

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