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The history of oil in the Middle East is essentially a story of giant oil fields (each containing over 500 million barrels).

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There’s no doubt that an array of technology innovations have played a key role in advancing exploration activity and successes.

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Colorado’s state geologist warned the world is depleting its natural resources as the United States and growing economies scramble for precious metals, oil and gas.

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This July will mark the 28th anniversary of the 1983 discovery of the giant Caño Limón field (1.1 Billion BO reserves) in Colombia’s Llanos Basin by Oxy Colombia, a subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum.

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In the mid-continent Mississippi Lime, it’s the same song and a totally new verse – with a challenging geological chorus.

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry gave his State of the State address Feb. 8, with the central theme being “Reform and the Streamlining of State Government.” As with many states, Texas is facing red ink. The governor wants to balance the budget, and in order to do so one of his initiatives is to combine or suspend 40 boards.

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The Biblical land of milk and honey, aka Israel, has long been considered a kind of enigma in the oil-rich Middle East.

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Since the time of my last EXPLORER column in December, the petroleum industry has experienced many changes.

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Something old, something new: For decades, production in the Granite Wash has been a steady, ongoing story – but the book is getting an exciting new chapter, thanks largely to horizontal drilling.

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Four of the five past AAPG Africa Region presidents joined current Region President Nosa Omorodion in Abuja, Nigeria, for the third Regional Deepwater Offshore West Africa Conference (DOWAC).

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Recent interest in unconventional gas resources has attracted several oil and gas explorers to sedimentary basins in Southern Quebec.

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The Mississippian-Devonian Bakken Petroleum System of the Williston Basin is characterized by low-porosity and permeability reservoirs, organic-rich source rocks, and regional hydrocarbon charge.

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This presentation will show where there are cases of missing sections, but none of them can be attributed to normal faulting.

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Gas hydrates, ice-like substances composed of water and gas molecules (methane, ethane, propane, etc.), occur in permafrost areas and in deep water marine environments.

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