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The newest hotspot in the United States can be found in -- Utah? Believe it: The Covenant Field already is making all kinds of headlines.

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Wolverine's good fortune at the Covenant Field is not only good for the company -- it's a good development for the state of Utah, too.

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Emphasis: Computers in Geology

 

It was only a matter of time -- and thanks to computers, the time has arrived for wave equation migration to make a big impact in exploration.

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It used to be a "gee whiz" extravagance, but 3-D computer visualization has grown up and become an everyday tool for virtually all areas of the petroleum business.

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Making it work: AAPG's digital publishing program is providing members with a variety of ways to get the information you need now.

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Review some of the behind-the-scene changes that have helped improve AAPG's Web site

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The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), held annually each spring in Houston, is probably the largest E&P convention most of our members have as an opportunity to attend -- and to benefit from in more than one way. I hope to see you there.

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There is a saying I have heard, that "growing old is mandatory, but growing up is optional."

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On a recent visit to a bookstore I came across a book titled 1001 Dumbest Things Ever Said. After reading several of the quotes, I realized that some of the worst statements are from educated individuals, many of whom hold top government positions.

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The realm of our seismic data typically has been horizontal distance and vertical time -- but now we are flooded with seismic data that is displayed in distance and depth. Seismic velocities originally came to us as a by-product of the process of stacking the data.

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In response to the needs expressed by members and based on AAPG's new strategic plan, AAPG is establishing a new plan of support for both the Sections and Regions.

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Perhaps a review -- and awareness -- of the past may make us better geologists in the future.

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