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Rare is the financier who can look at a 2-D map and visualize the pertinent data in three dimensions. But when a 3-D model is available, the folks who deal with capital can better understand complex geological concepts by actually seeing fault closure, stratigraphic traps and such, thereby leaving less to the imagination.

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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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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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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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In the United States,small independent companies over the past 15 years have followed the majors into mature areas and then coaxed more oil and gas out of the ground than most people thought possible. That scenario is about to go global.

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This month's column is titled 'Magnetostratigraphy Adds a Temporal Dimension to Basin Analysis.' Knowledge of basin evolution rates provides insight into the timing of hydrocarbon generation, facies migration and structural trap formation.

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Last year's sharp drop in oil prices was the warning bell: The oil industry is facing radical changes and tough challenges which may ultimately put even more control of the world's oil supply in the hands of Middle Eastern countries and change the make up of both private and state oil companies all over the globe.

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A new exploration strategy for a tough play may make life much more profitable for Rocky Mountain explorationists -- as well as hunters throughout the world.

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The Executive Committee approved several items to assist AAPG members facing career transition issues.

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In the face of a price slide that began in January 1997, oil finders continued to stick to business in 1998, making major discoveries in all corners of the earth.

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