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The call for abstracts is open for the next AAPG International Conference and Exhibition – a meeting that will be historic on many levels.

ICE 2015 will be held Sept. 13-16 in the beautiful city of Melbourne, Australia – the first time ever AAPG has used that city as a setting for ICE. The meeting will be hosted by the Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia.

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The semi-finals are completed. Twelve teams from around the world have their eyes set on Denver to participate in the finals of the 2015 AAPG/AAPG Foundation Imperial Barrel Award competition.
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The call for abstracts deadline is Jan. 15 for the next AAPG International Conference and Exhibition – a meeting that will be historic on many levels. This year’s ICE will be held Sept. 13-16 in Melbourne, Australia – the first time AAPG has used that city as a setting for ICE.

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The call for abstracts is open for the next AAPG International Conference and Exhibition – a meeting that will be historic on many levels. The 2015 ICE will be held Sept. 13-16 in the beautiful city of Melbourne, Australia– the first time ever AAPG has used that city as a setting for ICE. The meeting will be hosted by the Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia.

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Explorer Division Column DEG

 

In many environmental areas, it seems the energy industry is often on the defensive and is forced to react to real or perceived environmental issues rather than employ forethought to anticipate the majority of issues that might arise from energy-related activities.

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Explorer Division Column EMD

 
Oil shale is a rich petroleum source rock that never got buried deep enough to generate oil and gas. Worldwide, oil shale is a massive resource that potentially could yield a trillion barrels of oil and gas equivalent.
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Over the past year or so we have observed strong evidence that nuclear power is into a new expansion period.

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Explorer Emphasis

 
When the initial Discovery Thinking forum debuted in San Antonio at the 2008 AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition, it garnered high marks from attendees. Still, who could have known that this initial forum would be the harbinger of such an amazingly successful and long-running program?
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Some highlights from international activity in 2014.

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Explorer Geophysical Corner

 

Access to modern 3-D seismic data is critical to educating the next generation of sedimentologists, stratigraphers, structural geologists and geophysicists who envision a career in the petroleum industry.

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Field Seminar

Sydney Australia 11 September, 2015 12 September, 2015 19011
 
Sydney, Australia
11-12 September 2015

The Hawkesbury Sandstone is the foundation on which the city of Sydney was built. This trip will allow discussion of the sedimentology and sequence stratigraphy of the Hawkesbury Sandstone by examining outcrops around the scenic Sydney Harbour and in spectacular coastal cliffs in National Parks close to the city. The sandstone displays a wide variety of sedimentary structures combined with superb scenery offering many opportunities for photographers.

Melbourne Australia 17 September, 2015 22 September, 2015 19061
 
Melbourne, Australia
17-22 September 2015
Join us on a trip to the Capricorn-Bunker group located around the world-famous Southern Great Barrier Reef.
Perth Australia 05 September, 2015 12 September, 2015 18140
 
Perth, Australia
5-12 September 2015
Shark Bay was declared a World Heritage area in the 1980s because of its unique geo-biological attributes, particularly in hypersaline basins, in areas which remain pristine today. This field trip provides a once in a lifetime opportunity to observe stromatolites in their stunning present day environment at Hamelin Pool, Shark Bay. As part of this special trip, access will be provided to areas not normally open to the public. You will be able to access and inspect modern day intertidal to subtidal microbial systems.
Melbourne Australia 17 September, 2015 19 September, 2015 19054
 
Melbourne, Australia
17-19 September 2015
The focus of this trip is on the geologic history of the region, its hydrocarbon systems, and its potential for carbon sequestration.
Sydney Australia 08 September, 2015 13 September, 2015 18991
 
Sydney, Australia
8-13 September 2015
Led by a specialist geologist, experience this trip across the geology of the Amadeus Basin. The trip includes the dramatic Uluru — at both sunrise and sunset — and the indigenous cultural centre, Kings Canyon and luxury camping under the scintillating outback sky at the wilderness lodge. It will travel through the Australian outback to the spectacular geology and landscapes of Ormiston Gorge and Ellery Creek, West MacDonnell Ranges.
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