Explorer Article

 

Discoveries were comparatively sparse, but they persisted steadily throughout the year. Here are some of the more significant discoveries of the past year.

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A review of major oil and gas discoveries of 2013 shows a down year in terms of quantity—but that’s not the whole story.

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Exotic beauty: Malaysia’s Langkawi Geopark is a beautiful creation for tourists. For geologists, it’s paradise.

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Explorer Director’s Corner

 

No sooner had the ink dried on my last column about the winds of change buffeting our industry when we saw oil prices slide from $75 a barrel to $55. I didn’t foresee these winds arriving at gale force, but that’s what’s happened.

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Explorer Emphasis

 

Some highlights from international activity in 2014.

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In international exploration, the new normal is starting to look like the old normal. And 2014 looked a lot like the year before.

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A gentleman, a scholar and a great geologist: A look at the life and legacy of Charles Hutchison.

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Explorer Making a Difference

 
AAPG’s Publication Pipeline Committee recently had a small celebration to mark a very big accomplishment: Just a few weeks ago, the group officially topped the 100-ton mark of books, periodicals and other information that have been shipped around the world.
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Explorer Regions and Sections

 
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Learn! Blog

 

Learn the latest technologies being successfully applied in the main unconventional plays, and how the knowledge can be applied to other plays world wide.

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Workshop

Kota Kinabalu, Sabah Malaysia 26 May, 2015 27 May, 2015 11474
 
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
26-27 May 2015

This workshop will bring key knowledge holders of the region and give the opportunities to those who are interested to exchange ideas. The objective of the workshop is to provide a big picture  of the geology of the region, understand the knowledge gap and hopefully provide a steer for future research projects

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