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“Geopolitics and headlines have been controlling oil prices for easily the past seven years,” noted Michael J. Economides.

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It’s unusual for researchers to predict where future exploration will discover elephants, the world’s largest oil and gas fields. It’s even more unusual when they turn out to be right.

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Quantity, not quality: The past year saw only a few jaw-dropping discoveries, but some important world developments opened new areas, bolstered existing production and provided a solid foundation for the future.

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No one would question there’s an ongoing high level of activity in Saudi Arabia’s oil patch.

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Explorer Director’s Corner

Earlier this summer I traveled through Europe with then President-elect Lee Billingsley and European Region President John Brooks. We were taking a tour that started in Oslo, Norway, then headed to Moscow and ended in Vienna for the EAGE annual meeting.

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Explorer President’s Column

In August I attended the North American Prospect Expo in Houston, also known as Summer NAPE. The show was a success with over 500 booths and 5,000 attendees, and it provided a great opportunity as president of AAPG and vice president of Abraxas Petroleum to visit with a wide variety of geologists.

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Summer NAPE was a sizzlin’ event at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston -- which was sizzlin’ in a whole different way during the “dog days” of late August.

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When you’re hot, you’re hot -- sizzling, in fact. Whether offshore -- like the Western Neptune, left, acquiring a wide-azimuth seismic survey in the Gulf of Mexico -- or deep in undeveloped territory, the seismic industry is having no trouble finding work to keep them busy.

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The theme of AAPG’s 89th Annual Meeting is “Perfecting the Search, Delivering on Our Promises.” In introducing this theme, I would first like to set the scene for the next generation’s energy future.

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Explorer President’s Column

This column follows up on a pivotal event at the 2006 Annual Convention in Houston, namely the approval by AAPG’s House of Delegates of Bylaws amendments creating two vice presidents -- one for U.S. Sections, one for International Regions. The amendments passed by an overwhelming margin.

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