Explorer Article

The Dead Sea is a geological treasure chest, with salt features, mineral-rich waters, natural asphalt, and - most tantalizing of all – oil prospects.

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Explorer Article

State-of-the-art technology is fine, but sometimes the best path to North Sea success is to rely on “old fashioned geology.”

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Explorer Emphasis Article

The U.S. Geological Survey recently completed an assessment of undiscovered conventional oil and gas resources in all areas north of the Arctic Circle – and the numbers are a bit eye-popping.

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Explorer Emphasis Article

It’s hot, hot, hot – that’s right, we’re talking about the Arctic, where an enormous amount of energy potential is about to collide with an enormous potential for political conflict.

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Explorer Emphasis Article

The U.S. Geological Survey recently completed an assessment of undiscovered conventional oil and gas resources in all areas north of the Arctic Circle – and the numbers are a bit eye-popping.

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Delegates Voice Article

Spring brought the petroleum industry again to the front pages of the media thanks to the skyrocketing energy prices in general and oil prices in particular. Pretending to be innocent of the high prices and reluctant to confess that the high prices provide unexpected extra income through the taxation of the energy and fuel for the state budgets, governments in Europe joined the media’s approach of blaming the oil companies from profiting excessively from the situation. The industry responded professionally and calmly to this challenge with a populist tune.

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Explorer Director’s Corner

 There is just something special about the Olympics – something that makes you want to be there and be a witness to the event. 

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Editor’s note: AAPG’s Workforce Retention Survey targets degreed, women geoscientists of all ages and at every stage of their careers who have had industry work experience at one time or another. The survey closes on Sept. 30.

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On the road again – AAPG’s 2008-09 Distinguished Lecture program gets off to a fast start this month with the announcement of 10 domestic speakers.

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Explorer Article

AAPG member Claudio Bartolini, a senior geologist with Repsol YPF in Houston, was visiting northern Spain in June when he visited San Juan de Gaztelugatxe islet, a tiny island on the coast of Biscay belonging to the municipality of Bermeo, in Spain’s Basque Country.

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