Explorer Historical Highlights

“One man was at the head waters of the River Amazon among the headshrinkers when he was recalled to come to Iraq; another came from Argentina, another from Mexico, still another had been in Romania, one in Indo-China, several in Venezuela and the East Indies.”

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Explorer Division Column EMD

Every six months, chairs of the Energy Minerals Division committees convene and report on developments in the areas they cover. In this column, we highlight important observations from these recent reports.

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Explorer Director’s Corner

Last month I had the privilege of traveling to the Middle East with AAPG President Lee Krystinik.

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Explorer Article

Discoveries were comparatively sparse, but they persisted steadily throughout the year. Here are some of the more significant discoveries of the past year.

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Explorer Article

A review of major oil and gas discoveries of 2013 shows a down year in terms of quantity—but that’s not the whole story.

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Explorer Division Column EMD

A recent story about Shell’s withdrawal from a long-lived project on in situ production of shale oil from oil shale was an interesting example of over-interpretation of a small dataset.

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Explorer Emphasis Article

Three new research facilities divide their focus between downstream and upstream technology for Aramco Services.

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Explorer Article

Sa'id Al-Hajri, Saudi Aramco's acting manager of the Upstream Ventures department, has assumed the role as president of the AAPG Middle East Region.

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Explorer Spotlight On…

Geoscience students from the University of Utah took the top prize in this year’s AAPG/AAPG Foundation Imperial Barrel Award competition, beating out 10 other teams from geoscience departments from around the world.

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