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After years of 'wheeling and dealing' international oil companies are finally beginning to sink exploratory wells in the Caspian Sea. Could the 'exploratory well of 1999' meet that prediction? The next two years should prove it.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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1999 opened with West Texas crude at $12.33 per barrel but closed with the price staying above $20. Average price for the year was $18.74. Approvals of mergers added uncertainty to the business climate. Review this list of discoveries throughout the world.

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Oil and gas discoveries of the 90s were significant in location but less so in size. How does this impact the future? 'To meet the current annual demand ... and the demand ... in 2010, new production must originate from a variety of sources...,' says Robert Esser, director of Global Oil and Gas Resources with Cambridge Energy Research Associates.

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BP Amoco's chairman Sir John Browne, as the keynote speaker of a special session in Birmingham sees an opportunity to change our the image of oil and gas from ... 'dirty, old fashioned, arrogant and unprincipled ... People do recognize the link between energy and progress.'

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AAPG's international meeting and exhibition in Birmingham, England turned out to be a time of optimism and anticipation for the next century. Held in September, it attracted more people than expected.

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Explorer Article

The AAPG Visiting Geologist Program speakers head back to school but this year something new has been added. The VPG is going international -- starting with the United Kingdom and Canada. The VGP, which this year celebrates its 25th anniversary, gives students a chance to meet practicing geologists and to discuss geological career options.

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Explorer Article

In the past decade AAPG's Distinguished Lecture program has become a global effort. The 1999-2000 speaker season, fully support by the AAPG Foundation to keep the costs low, is combining with SEG for the first jointly sponsored Distinguished Lecturer.

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Explorer Regions and Sections

Take advantage now of one- or two-day pre-registration. This annual event incorporates the broadest possible spectrum of UK-based geoscientific society involvement.

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Bright prospects on the horizon include Libya opening some opportunities and Bolivia taking steps to become a major production hub. Follow this midyear roundup to learn of upcoming lease and exploration opportunities and other upstream activities.

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Explorer Emphasis Article

Last year international exploration couldn't afford a new pair of shoes. Major players didn't lose their shirts after all. The result left the industry much better-suited for global travel.

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