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A new well in Oklahoma may be the most historic and geologically interesting project in the entire country – and for a bonus, it may involve a new helium province.

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It was nearly midnight on a Saturday late in June 1971 when BOCAL’s new palynologist Barry Ingram telephoned chief geologist Peter Kaye to tell him the gas discovery in North Rankin-1 were in Triassic sediments.

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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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Time after time: Advanced geophysical techniques have been used for identifying fractures in Saudi Arabia. The rest of the story, however, was getting the story …

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If the university-sponsored geologic field camp is to survive and prosper, some believe it will only do with an infusion of international geoscience students.

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: A comprehensive look at the use of cutting-edge technology in Egypt’s Western Desert – including the application of new seismic, drilling and stimulation operations – helped make AAPG’s first international Geoscience Technical Workshop a big success.

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In this month's Geophysical Corner the authors illustrate the use of a technique known as corendering to assist fault interpretations in a structurally complex area.

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Success stories may abound, but a lot of innovative thought already has been required for the complex Woodford Shale play in Oklahoma’s Arkoma Basin.
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In-Person Training
Barcelona Spain 14 September, 2015 18 September, 2015 153 Desktop /Portals/0/PackFlashItemImages/WebReady/fs-Folding-Thrusting-and-Syntectonic-Sedimentation-Perspectives-from-Classic-Localities-Central-Pyrenees.jpg?width=100&height=100&mode=crop&anchor=middlecenter&quality=75amp;encoder=freeimage&progressive=true Structure, Compressional Systems, Fold and Thrust Belts, Clastics, Sedimentology and Stratigraphy, Deepwater Turbidites, Deep Sea / Deepwater, Extensional Systems, Marine, Tectonics (General)
 
Barcelona, Spain
14-18 September 2015

Participants will examine illustrative outcrops of thrusts, fault-related folds, stratal architectures and facies of depositional systems affected by growing structures, which are good analogues for hydrocarbon reservoirs. Objectives include interpreting complex thrust structures, identifying and understanding strain and fracture systems in fold-thrust belts, and analyzing patterns of growth strata in areas with synsedimentary folding.

Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates 25 January, 2016 27 January, 2016 16518 Desktop /Portals/0/PackFlashItemImages/WebReady/gtw2016me-source-rocks-hero.jpg?width=100&height=100&mode=crop&anchor=middlecenter&quality=75amp;encoder=freeimage&progressive=true Geochemistry and Basin Modeling, Source Rock, Development and Operations, Engineering, Conventional Drilling, Directional Drilling, Infill Drilling, Clastics, Sedimentology and Stratigraphy, Conventional Sandstones, Petroleum Systems, Fluvial Deltaic Systems, Structure, Compressional Systems, Extensional Systems, Sequence Stratigraphy, Stratigraphic Traps, Petrophysics and Well Logs, Basin Modeling, Oil and Gas Analysis, Reservoir Characterization
 
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
25-27 January 2016

This three-day workshop aims to provide a forum for professionals from industry, academia and government agencies, who are actively involved in the study of Middle Eastern Source Rocks, to share their advances in source rock related fields, present their experiences and challenges, and demonstrate relevant technologies and solutions.

Online Training
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28 April 2011

The Niobrara Petroleum System of the U.S. Rocky Mountain Region is a major tight petroleum resource play.

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19 August 2010

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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