Explorer Article

AAPG's Distinguished Lecture program, which only a few years ago became a truly global effort, is ready to once again cover the planet with speakers for the 2001-2002 season.

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Explorer Business Side of Geology Column

Petroleum exploration is a 'repeated trials game.' Whether you are a career prospector generating a succession of drilling deals, or exploration vice president of an oil and gas company overseeing an annual prospect portfolio, you are engaged in a series of risk ventures whose individual outcomes are each uncertain.

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Explorer Business Side of Geology Column

Many companies now recognize the need for a consistent, systematic process for evaluating all their E&P opportunities.

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Explorer Business Side of Geology Column

An almost universal requirement for team leaders, exploration managers or exploration executives is setting, tracking and fulfilling goals -- objectives that usually relate to reserve additions and finding costs.

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Explorer Business Side of Geology Column

In the early days of E&P risk analysis, one of the most widely used terms was “most likely,” representing some perceived intermediate outcome.

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Explorer Business Side of Geology Column

This month we’ll discuss effective methods for estimating existence factors - our confidence (= probability) that key geologic requirements such as HC-charge, reservoir and closure have been satisfied in the subsurface by Mother Nature.

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Explorer Business Side of Geology Column

Finding opportunities is the fun part of the exploration business, the value-adding part. It involves new geography, new geology, new tools, secrecy -- and the competitive excitement of the hunt! However, if we are to stay in business, the measurement part is also important.

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Explorer Business Side of Geology Column

Today, most petroleum explorationists acknowledge two professional responsibilities: find opportunities (= prospects) and measure them objectively (estimate chance, reserves and profitability).

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Explorer Wildcat Recollections Column

Modern hydrocarbon exploration began in Mozambique in 1948, when Gulf Oil was awarded an onshore concession covering much of the southern half of the country.

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Explorer Article

A new government study attempts to quantify and define the potential extent of U.S. earthquake damage.

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Workshop
Virtual Workshop
Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 8:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

This one-day, high impact virtual event includes panel discussions and Q&A with operators and special presentations by Mexico’s National Hydrocarbon Commission (CNH Mexico) and the Mexican Hydrocarbon Association (Amexhi).

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Workshop
Virtual Workshop
Monday, 22 February – Sunday, 25 April 2021, 12:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

The 2nd edition of the Maximizing Asset Value: Integrating Geoscience with Reservoir Management & Technologies Optimization GTW was held virtually from 22-25 February 2021 and is now available on demand until 25 April 2021 for registered attendees. Registration is still open for those who wish to benefit from the technical talks, breakout sessions and virtual field trip.

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Webinar
Virtual Webinar
Wednesday, 28 April 2021, 7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.

Join us for 'Pivoting 2021: Learning From Other Industries'. Panelists discuss the newest developments and directions in drones, satellite imagery, and other ways to acquire and process images of the Earth's surface. They discuss the technologies and processes they use, and the costs and overall return on investment with respect to new opportunities and business development.. Webinar will be presented via Zoom 7pm - 8:30pm CDT, 28 April 2021.

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Webinar
Virtual Webinar
Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.

Join us for 'Pivoting 2021: Opportunities with Earth Imaging Technologies'. Panelists discuss the newest developments and directions in drones, satellite imagery, and other ways to acquire and process images of the Earth's surface. Webinar will be presented via Zoom 7pm - 8:30pm CDT, 12 May 2021.

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Webinar
Virtual Webinar
Wednesday, 26 May 2021, 7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.

Join us for 'Pivoting 2021: Imaging Technologies'. Panelists will discuss new ways to acquire data that is then processed into interpretable images, and they will discuss the technologies as well as the techniques. Webinar will be presented via Zoom 7pm - 8:30pm CDT, 26 May 2021.

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Webinar
Virtual Webinar
Wednesday, 9 June 2021, 7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.

Join us for 'Pivoting 2021: The New Way to Work'. Panelists will discuss the way that work is done, both in operations and support roles, and discuss specific examples of technologies being used, and how they contribute to a safer, more efficient and profitable endeavor. Webinar will be presented via Zoom 7pm - 8:30pm CDT, 9 June 2021.

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Workshop
Singapore, Singapore
Tuesday, 9 November Thursday, 11 November 2021, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Due to the current situation in Myanmar, the organizing committee considers that it is not appropriate to proceed with the conference as planned. We are also monitoring the Covid-19 pandemic situation and restrictions. As and when it is appropriate and safe to proceed, we will inform all interested parties of the new schedule. AAPG and EAGE intend to proceed with this conference when conditions allow. Sponsored By       With Support From

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VG Abstract

This is a less-technical education topic. It can be condensed to an hour or given as 2 two-hour sessions. It stresses selected controversial aspects of fracking that touch some combination of environment and economics and includes a short video of how fracking is done.

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