Explorer Article

The Eagle and the hawk: A still-fledging shale gas play, the Cretaceous Eagle Ford, is making a lot of noise in Texas – and the hawks are circling to get a piece of the action.

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Explorer Policy Watch

Shortly after lunch on Oct. 14 people began filing into the ballroom of the Tulsa Marriott Southern Hills Hotel. They included attendees of the 2009 AAPG Mid-Continent Section meeting, members of the general public and two busloads of students from local high schools.  They were there to participate in a conversation about energy – its past and its future. 

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Explorer President’s Column

I recently had the pleasure of participating in an E&P company’s internal reservoir characterization technology forum. The eclectic meeting covered topics ranging from the implications of peak oil to ways to improve recovery factors.

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Explorer Emphasis Article

Iraq ranks right up at the top of hydrocarbon-rich countries worldwide with the potential to overtake any country in production.

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Explorer Emphasis Article

When it comes to geothermal energy, Germany is feeling the heat – literally and figuratively – beneath its feet.

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Explorer Emphasis Article

Sweet smell of success: A run of offshore discoveries have made Brazil the oil industry’s story of the century – and the celebration there may just be starting.

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Explorer Article

Shale gas plays can pose a tough problem – but hydraulic fracture stimulation may be the answer.

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Explorer Policy Watch

Let’s face it, most geology news in the popular press is event driven. Soaring oil prices was last year’s headline. Earthquakes and volcanic eruptions grabbed media attention this year.

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Explorer Article

Times are tough, the future is uncertain and everyone seems to be in a bad mood. That’s right – it’s the perfect time to start your own oil and gas business. 

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Explorer Article

No matter where you go in petroleum geology, you are likely to find the footprints of Hollis Hedberg.

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