Learning is important—now more than ever. How do you equip yourself for changing times? How do you deepen and broaden your knowledge? Here is an informal place to find out what we’re doing, what we’re planning, and how we’re listening to you. Dr. Susan Nash, AAPG’s Director of Education and Professional Development, shares the new territory she’s introducing to AAPG with courses and dynamic new workshops. She is also planning more interactive, Web 2.0 offerings. So, give her your input about the best and worst of the wild and woolly world of webinars, Web-based training, and open courseware.

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Bold new combinations of knowledge are now feasible, thanks to Cloud computing, and they promise new insights for the future. Welcome to an interview with Ken Peters, Schlumberger, who discusses his experience and powerful new techniques and technologies that will bring new opportunities to geoscientists.

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Student chapters have been instrumental in promoting geoscience and providing opportunities for professional development and growth. Welcome to an interview with the AAPG Suez University Student Chapter which received recognition as the Outstanding Student Chapter in 2015 and 2018.

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Halliburton and AAPG are collaborating to bring to AAPG community a Hybrid Physics-based deep neural network (DNN) Hackathon. The objective of this hackathon, designed for domain geoscientists and engineers, is to hack the provided Python® code and develop DNN models for time series predictions of reservoir behavior. Date: Thursday, July 19, 2018 from 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM (CDT) Location: Marathon Energy Conference Center - Houston, TX Register Now

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Many AAPG members have benefited from supplementing their geoscience degrees and experience with education and training in business through AAPG's partnership with colleges and universities around the world. One such college, Texas A&M Texarkana, offers unique benefits to members because it is online, and residents of Oklahoma, Texas, and Louisiana can receive in-state or 'border state' tuition, which is significantly more economical than other options. Texas A&M Texarkana offers an MBA with an emphasis in Energy Leadership in collaboration with AAPG.

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Being innovative is a survival strategy that serves geoscientists well. Welcome to an interview with Scott Hector, who became passionate about geology at a young age, and whose flexibility in the ups and downs of the industry will inspire geoscientists.

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and the top three research petroleum universities in China launched three new Research Centers in China on May 22 in a ceremony at the AAPG Annual Convention and Exposition in Salt Lake City.

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Geothermal energy from lower temperature (low enthalpy) sources is an increasingly important source of renewable, sustainable energy. Welcome to an interview with Carlo Dietl, who works with both low and high enthalpy geothermal energy sources, and who discusses some of the recent breakthroughs in technology used in geothermal energy.

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AAPG’s U-Pitch at URTeC will take place in the Innovation U-Pitch Pavilion in the Exhibit Hall

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Having relevant petrophysical information is vital for successful drilling, completion, and stimulation. However, it has not been easy to find ways to obtain reliable information. Welcome to an interview with Don Herman, who discusses a new tool that logs deviated, horizontal, and vertical wells where wireline could not reach TD. Cordax will be presenting at U-Pitch at URTeC.

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Technology that makes operations safer as well as more efficient is a focus for AAPG’s U-Pitch pitch event to take place at URTeC, July 23-25 in Houston. Welcome to an interview with Paul Gibbs, developer and creator of the Freedom Tank Technology Tool which is designed to make oil and gas storage much safer.

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