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Locked under ice and permafrost in Alaska and in remote reaches of the Arctic lie vast resources to fuel our nation's energy future. The tremendous volume of methane gas hydrates in the permafrost regions of the world make tapping into this unconventional resource a critical component to add to our nation's energy portfolio.

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'I quickly got caught up in geology — it appeals to the side of me that loves mystery stories,' he said. 'Geology is basically solving mysteries, except there is even less evidence than most detectives get. Petrography in particular is all about looking at little clues to put together to figure out whodunit.'

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The old question about reserve estimates: How much oil does the earth have? The new question: Does anyone have any idea?

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You've joined the Association for your own reasons — and no matter whether you're a student or a 30-year industry professional, something that the AAPG provides through your membership is worth the price of your annual dues. That's called value.

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The mystery deepens — what did happen to the dinosaurs? In the Case of the Mass Extinction, the earth's geologic record is providing some new and, for some, surprising clues.

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To know where you’re going, sometimes you have to know where you are.

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The energy industry is at a crossroads — petroleum is in the rearview mirror and a methane-based economy is squarely ahead.

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As part of the AAPG Committee on Conventions, the International Conferences sub-committee is responsible for making recommendations to the AAPG Executive Committee on where to hold future international conferences. The committee consists of former and future conference organizers, as well as representatives of AAPG international regions.

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Could you repeat that? Certainly! With permanently placed cables, 4-D seismic becomes a tool to actively manage reservoirs.

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