News and announcements from the AAPG Middle East Region, brought to you by the Dubai Office staff.

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The second edition of the AAPG Maximizing Asset Value geosciences technology workshop took place virtually from 22-25 February 2021. This year we welcomed 72 attendees from 18 different companies and 12 different countries.

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We are pleased to announce that AAPG Middle East’s first virtual GTW on Decision Based Integrated Reservoir Modeling was a resounding success with fantastic feedback received from committee members, speakers and attendees. The virtual workshop took place from 1-4 February 2021 and attracted 65 attendees from 14 different companies and 8 different countries.

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Every year, we look forward to our new calendar of events and sharing our excitement for the future that we’re building together. This coming March, we will be hosting the Stratigraphic Traps of the Middle East GTWs virtually which means you will continue learning, connecting and growing safely. Explore the latest innovations in your field and connect with a global community of geoscientists in a flexible format from the safety of your office or home and re-watch your favorite sessions which will be on-demand for 2 months.

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If you can't come to us, we come to YOU. AAPG Middle East is excited to announce that our two Geosciences Technology Workshops (GTWs) scheduled to be held in February 2021 are going virtual!

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Following the rescheduling of GEO and the announcement of our new conference theme: Geosciences in an Era of Transformation: A New Landscape, we are seeing a positive response from current presenters, as well as growing interest.

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Just like many industries, the oil and gas industry is embracing machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) technology that is expected to fundamentally transform the way we quantitatively characterize and model subsurface reservoirs. Fascinating geoscience-related ML and AI technological innovations, including challenges and opportunities, will be presented and debated at the second edition of the Decision Based Integrated Reservoir Modeling GTW, to be held on 1-2 February 2021 in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia.

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GEO Postponed. The GEO conference and exhibition, previously scheduled for 14 - 17 September in Bahrain, has been postponed until 4 - 7 October 2021.

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The Distinguished Lecturer (DL) program is now available online. This is a unique opportunity to engage and benefit from a hand-picked group of outstanding speakers covering a wide array of topics from your desktop or mobile device. Check out the two lecturers below that are most relevant to our Middle East Region.

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It was announced that King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) team has won the 11th ME Region Imperial Barrel Award Competition – congratulations to the whole team and faculty advisor! We would also like to recognize Sultan Qaboos University and Lebanese University who were awarded 2nd and 3rd place. Well done teams!

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We wish to inform you that the GEO 2020 conference and exhibition, previously scheduled for 16-19 March, has been postponed until the 14-17 September 2020.

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