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AAPG Podcast

Video interviews with Distinguished Lecturers and other guests for the AAPG Podcast.

Part 2: How Conversational Self Discovery and Personal Reperception Empowers Long-Term Success on Your Terms. Career Talk with Frank Wantland, career coach and former AAPG EXPLORER columnist. AAPG Energy Insights Podcast Episode 11. Watch Part 1 of the interview here.
Part 1: How Conversational Self Discovery and Personal Reperception Empowers Long-Term Success on Your Terms. Career Talk with Frank Wantland, career coach and former AAPG EXPLORER columnist. AAPG Energy Insights Podcast Episode 10. Watch Part 2 of the interview here.
Data Mining/Machine Learning and the Evolution of the Petroleum Geoscientist with Deborah Sacrey, Auburn Energy. AAPG Energy Insights Podcast Episode 9.
Wallace Pratt, portrayed by Broadway actor Erick Devine, addresses the DPA Luncheon at 2017 Annual Convention and Exhibition in Houston. AAPG Energy Insights Podcast Episode 8.
Introduction to Machine Learning/Deep Learning with Susan Nash, AAPG's Director of Innovation & Emerging Science/Technology. AAPG Energy Insights Podcast Episode 7.
Digging Deeper with Lisa Stright, Assistant Professor, Department of Geosciences, Colorado State University/Co-PI, Chile Slope Systems Consortium. AAPG 'Energy Insights' Podcast, Episode 6.
Digging Deeper with Irene Arango, Senior Geochemist, Chevron Energy Technology Company. AAPG 'Energy Insights' Podcast, Episode 5.
Digging Deeper with Michael Hudec, Senior Research Scientist, Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas. AAPG Energy Insights Podcast Episode 4.
Digging Deeper with Sophie Warny, Associate Professor/AASP Chair in Palynology, Louisiana State University. AAPG 'Energy Insights' Podcast, Episode 3.
Digging Deeper with Susan Cunningham, advisor for Darcy Partners and formerly Executive Vice President for Noble Energy. AAPG 'Energy Insights' Podcast, Episode 2.
Digging Deeper with Ashley Harris, Team Lead for the Clastic Stratigraphy Team at Chevron Energy Technology Company in Houston and 2018-2019 AAPG-AAPG Foundation Distinguished Lecturer. AAPG Energy Insights Podcast Episode 1.
AAPG Awardees

Interviews with AAPG award recipients.

Vern Stefanic interviews Laura Branch, the 2019 AAPG Foundation's Teacher of the Year awardee, at the Annual Convention & Exhibition in San Antonio, Texas on May 22, 2019. See also the 2019 Teacher of the Year award ceremony video.
Vern Stefanic interviews Julie Mitchell, the 2017 AAPG Foundation's Teacher of the Year awardee, at the Annual Convention & Exhibition in Houston, Texas on April 4th, 2017. See also the 2017 Teacher of the Year award ceremony video.
David Curtiss interviews Catherine E. 'Cat' Campbell, 2017 AAPG Young Professionals Exemplary Service Award recipient, at the Annual Convention & Exhibition in Houston, Texas on April 4th, 2017. See also the 2017 Teacher of the Year award ceremony video. -->
Cat Campbell interviews Richard 'Rick' Fritz, a 2017 AAPG Distinguished Service Award recipient, at the Annual Convention & Exhibition in Houston, Texas on April 4th, 2017. See also the 2017 Teacher of the Year award ceremony video. -->
Cat Campbell interviews Robert 'Bobby' Ryan, a 2017 AAPG Distinguished Service Award recipient, at the Annual Convention & Exhibition in Houston, Texas on April 4th, 2017. See also the 2017 Teacher of the Year award ceremony video. -->
Cat Campbell interviews Dana Ulmer-Scholle, a 2017 AAPG Robert H. Dott Sr. Memorial Award recipient, at the Annual Convention & Exhibition in Houston, Texas on April 4th, 2017. See also the 2017 Teacher of the Year award ceremony video. -->
Cat Campbell interviews Terry Mather, 2017 AAPG Norman H. Foster Outstanding Explorer Award recipient, at the Annual Convention & Exhibition in Houston, Texas on April 4th, 2017. See also the 2017 Teacher of the Year award ceremony video. -->
Cat Campbell interviews Edward D. 'Ed' Dolly, 2017 Michel T. Halbouty Outstanding Leadership Award recipient, at the Annual Convention & Exhibition in Houston, Texas on April 4th, 2017. See also the 2017 Michel T. Halbouty Outstanding Leadership Award ceremony video.
AAPG Experience

AAPG members talk about their membership and experiences at Annual Convention & Exhibition and other events.

AAPG President Randi Martinsen comments on ACE 2015 in Denver.
AAPG member Chris Zahm comments on ACE 2015 in Denver.
AAPG member Nancy Doelger comments on ACE 2015 in Denver.
AAPG member Nadeem Abbas comments on ACE 2015 in Denver.
Charles Sternbach comments on AAPG's Discovery Thinking Forum initiative.
Lee Billingsley answers the question 'What is the best thing about AAPG and why should people get involved with it?' Interview with Stephanie Thomas and Meredith Faber, Part 7 of 7, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Roderick Perez reflects on the Denver conference and his AAPG membership experience. Interview with Stephanie Thomas, Part 1 of 2, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Involvement with AAPG

AAPG members talk about their involvement with AAPG.

Denise Cox answers the question 'How and why did you get involved in AAPG?' Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 1 of 6, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Bobby Ryan answers the question 'How and why did you get involved in AAPG?' Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 1 of 8, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Deanna Tavernier and Bob Stewart talk about how they became involved with AAPG and discuss Student Expo. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 2 of 5, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
David Rensink answers the question 'How and why did you get involved in AAPG?' Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 1 of 6, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Bill Houston answers the question 'How and why did you get involved in AAPG?' Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 1 of 7, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Lee Billingsley answers the question 'How and why did you get involved in AAPG?' Interview with Stephanie Thomas and Meredith Faber, Part 1 of 7, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Natasha Rigg answers the question 'How and why did you get involved in AAPG?' Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 1 of 8, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Don Clarke answers the question 'How did you get involved with AAPG?' Interview with Stephanie Thomas and Meredith Faber, Part 1 of 5, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Lee Shannon answers the question 'How and why did you get involved in AAPG?' Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 1 of 5, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Scott Tinker answers the question 'How and why did you get involved in AAPG?' Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 1 of 10, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Advice to Students

AAPG members give advice to students

Denise Cox gives advice to students and young professionals. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 4 of 6, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Bobby Ryan gives advice to students and young professionals. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 5 of 8, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Deanna Tavernier and Bob Stewart give advice to students and young professionals. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 3 of 5, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
David Rensink gives advice to students and young professionals. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 4 of 6, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Bill Houston gives advice to students and young professionals. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 5 of 7, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Lee Billingsley gives practical advice to students and young professionals. Interview with Stephanie Thomas and Meredith Faber, Part 5 of 7, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Natasha Rigg gives advice to students and young professionals. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 8 of 8, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Rick Fritz gives advice to students and young professionals starting in the energy industry. Interview with Stephanie Thomas, Part 3 of 4, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Don Clarke and walk-on Glenn Swanson give advice to students. Interview with Stephanie Thomas and Meredith Faber, Part 3 of 5, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Lee Shannon gives advice to students and young professionals. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 5 of 5, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
David Curtiss gives advice to students and talks about AGI internship opportunities. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 2 of 4, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Jerry Tochterman gives advice to students and young professionals. Interview with Stephanie Thomas, Part 2 of 2, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Scott Tinker gives advice to students and young professionals and talks about getting involved. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 6 of 10, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
AAPG President Scott Tinker tells students and young professionals how to have a career they love during the Icebreaker at the 2009 AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition in Denver, CO. Video shot by AAPG Student Member Lauren Michel.
Best things about AAPG and being a geologist

AAPG members discuss the best things about AAPG and being a geologist.

Denise Cox talks about her favorite part in working in the oil and gas industry and her hopes for the future. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 6 of 6, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Bobby Ryan talks about his favorite part about working in the oil and gas industry. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 6 of 8, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Deanna Tavernier and Bob Stewart talk about their jobs and favorite thing about being a geologist. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 1 of 5, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Dave Rensink talks about his favorite part in working in the oil and gas industry, and the industry's next 10 years. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 5 of 6, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Bill Houston talks about his favorite part about working in the oil and gas industry. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 6 of 7, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Natasha Rigg answers a question 'What is your favorite thing about being a geologist?' Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 3 of 8, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Lee Shannon talks about his favorite part about being a geologist. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 3 of 5, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Scott Tinker talks about his favorite thing about being a geologist. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 7 of 10, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Future of the energy/oil and gas industry

AAPG members talk about the future of the energy/oil and gas industry and what could happen in the next 10 years. 

Bobby Ryan talks about the energy industry in the next 10 years. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 7 of 8, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Deanna Tavernier and Bob Stewart talk about the most exciting thing that will happen in the energy industry in the next 10 years. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 5 of 5, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Bill Houston talks about the energy industry in the next 10 years. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 7 of 7, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Lee Billingsley talks about exciting things in the oil and gas industry in the next 10 years. Interview with Stephanie Thomas and Meredith Faber, Part 6 of 7, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Natasha Rigg answers a question 'Where do you see energy going in the next 10 years?' Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 4 of 8, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Lee Shannon talks about the energy industry in the next 10 years. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 4 of 5, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
David Curtiss talks about the future of energy policy. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 3 of 4, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Scientists who work for the oil industry are now trying to find something that will replace oil. Dave Malkoff talks to former AAPG president Dr. Scott Tinker about his documentary called Switch.
AAPG members talk about their jobs

AAPG members talk about their first jobs, past jobs, as well as how and why they became involved in the oil and gas industry. 

Denise Cox talks about her first job in the oil and gas industry. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 3 of 6, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Bobby Ryan answers the question 'What made you choose to start working in the oil industry?' Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 4 of 8, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Bobby Ryan talks about his first job in the oil industry. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 3 of 8, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Dave Rensink talks about his first job and what made him choose the oil and gas industry. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 3 of 6, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Bill Houston answers the question 'What made you choose to start working in the oil and gas industry?' Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 4 of 7, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Bill Houston talks about his jobs in the oil industry. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 3 of 7, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Lee Billingsley talks about his first job. Interview with Stephanie Thomas and Meredith Faber, Part 4 of 7, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Natasha Rigg talks about her job experiences in the geology and oil and gas industries. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 2 of 8, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Rick Fritz talks about his job and how he got started in the oil and gas industry. Interview with Stephanie Thomas, Part 1 of 4, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Don Clarke and walk-on Glenn Swanson talk about their professional experiences and first jobs in the oil and gas industry. Interview with Stephanie Thomas and Meredith Faber, Part 2 of 5, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
David Curtiss talks about his role at AAPG. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 1 of 4, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Stephanie Thomas presents her mentor, Jerry Tochterman, during the Young Professionals Meet & Greet. Interview with Stephanie Thomas, Part 1 of 2, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Scott Tinker talks about his job and academia involvement. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 3 of 10, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
AAPG members talk about their education

AAPG members talk about their education and current work.

Denise Cox talks about her work and education. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 2 of 6, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Bobby Ryan answers the question'Did you go to graduate school and why?' Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 2 of 8, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Dave Rensink talks about his current work, graduate school. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 2 of 6, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Bill Houston talks about his job and education. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 2 of 7, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Lee Billingsley talks about his undergraduate and graduate education, and his interest in geology. Interview with Stephanie Thomas and Meredith Faber, Part 3 of 7, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Natasha Rigg answers a question 'Did you go to graduate school and why?' Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 5 of 8, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Rick Fritz talks about his graduate school and first job in the oil and gas industry. Interview with Stephanie Thomas, Part 2 of 4, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Lee Shannon talks about why he went to grad school. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 2 of 5, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
David Curtiss talks about his education. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 4 of 4, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Scott Tinker talks about graduate school. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 2 of 10, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
AAPG members discuss issues concerning students and YPs

AAPG members talk about issues concerning students and young professionals.

Bobby Ryan talks about partnership between Chevron and student chapters. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 8 of 8, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Denise Cox talks about student chapters' and young professionals' involvement. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 5 of 6, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Deanna Tavernier and Bob Stewart talk about IBA and the short course they teach about it. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 4 of 5, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Dave Rensink answers the question 'As future AAPG president, what expectations do you have for students and young professionals?' Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 6 of 6, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Lee Billingsley talks about management skills and volunteering at AAPG. Interview with Stephanie Thomas and Meredith Faber, Part 2 of 7, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Natasha Rigg talks about House of Delegates' decision regarding levels of membership affecting young professionals. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 7 of 8, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Natasha Rigg, Head of the Young Professionals committee, talks about her goals and hopes for the young professionals. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 6 of 8, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Rick Fritz talks about the goals and opportunities for students and young professionals at AAPG. Interview with Stephanie Thomas, Part 4 of 4, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Roderick Perez talks about his experiences during the IBA (Imperial Barrel Award). Interview with Stephanie Thomas, Part 2 of 2, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
AAPG members discuss petroleum geology issues

AAPG members talk about various issues related to petroleum geology and the oil and gas industry. 

Don Clarke and walk-on Glenn Swanson talk about the image of energy industry and the importance of educating the public. Interview with Stephanie Thomas and Meredith Faber, Part 5 of 5, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Scott Tinker talks about 'green' economy. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 9 of 10, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Scott Tinker talks about overcoming misconceptions people have about the oil and gas industry. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 8 of 10, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Scott Tinker talks about educating the public and comments on Al Gore's 'Inconvenient Truth' film. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 5 of 10, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.
Scott Tinker talks about the four E's: Energy, Environment, Economy and Education. Interview with Lauren Michel, Part 4 of 10, Annual Convention & Exhibition, 2009 Denver.

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