Explorer Business Side of Geology Column

Free-market economics has been taking some heavy hits lately, what with the likes of the Enron scandal, Arthur Andersen obstruction verdict, insider trading revelations, the Merrill Lynch conflict of interest ruling, and on and on.

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Today, you can travel the world over and find U.S. independents putting wells down in darned near every hydrocarbon province, right alongside their big brethren.

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And the country most favored by energy companies for new ventures is … you'll have to read the results of an independent industry survey. (Hint: This is the third year in a row it has been ranked number one.)

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The world in 2002 might be spinning under the influence of terrorism and reeling from other uncertainties, but that hasn't stopped the planet's need for energy — nor extinguished the fire to explore and discover hydrocarbons.

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APPEX: This year's AAPG Prospect and Property Expo is taking shape as a 'Must' event for everyone in the industry.

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Volunteer work should always be fun — and this year, I think the Executive Committee has had some fun, working with this headquarters staff, this Advisory Council and the House of Delegates.

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Northern exposure: AAPG opens its newest training and development center, the Geoscience Professional Development Centre, at Canada's University of Calgary.

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Riding high on the success of last year's initial experience, the creators of APPEX 2002 are expecting this year's event to be not only twice as big but twice as successful as well.

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Deeper targets? Deeper water? Maturing fields? Whatever the challenge, the geophysical technology needed for the most complex and demanding scenarios seems at hand.

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If you could listen to a heartbeat of the geophysical industry today, you might be tempted to call 911. While not yet to the life support stage, the health of this sector might best be described as poor and still declining.

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