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This paper presents a detailed tectonostratigraphic model for the Tilje Formation, offshore Norway, at the regional scale of the entire Halten terrace and improves our understanding of large-scale reservoir architecture of the Tilje Formation.
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Explorer Emphasis

 

The Catoosa Test Facility recently completed a $2.5 million expansion that will double borehole testing capacity for oilfield manufacturers in the research and development phase of new product development.

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The University of Texas at El Paso’s Department of Geological Sciences recently won first place in the Imperial Barrel Award competition. This was the school’s ninth year in the competition, and its first win, coming out of the Southwest Section.

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Dry hole. Two of the worst words in offshore exploration. When per-well costs offshore can reach into the hundreds of millions of dollars, no one wants to drill a duster. So are dry holes nothing but failures? “Not if they provide information that sets up the next discovery,” said AAPG member John Snedden.

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Explorer Geophysical Corner

 

In this article, we discuss other efforts directed at performing an integrated assessment for the prospects in the Barents Sea, and lowering exploration risk in the future.

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Determination of petrophysical properties such as water saturation, effective porosity and permeability, can be carried out using extended elastic impedance approach.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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Many areas of the western Barents Sea host shallow as well as deep-seated hydrocarbon accumulations from which fluids are migrating to the sea floor. Evidence of past episodes of gas migration can be seen in the form of pockmarks on the sea floor as well as vertical pipes or chimneys on seismic sections.

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Explorer Policy Watch

 

Arctic energy is in the news as summer steams into Washington, D.C. Major issues include the midpoint of the two-year U.S. chair of the Arctic Council; public campaigns for and against including the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas in the 2017-22 offshore oil and gas leasing plan; and plans for the United States to build the first heavy icebreaker in 40 years.

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Explorer Regions and Sections

 
It has been an interesting and eventful year in Europe for AAPG. With all the less-than-good news around, we felt it was important to maintain a program of events and activities throughout the year. Although we are constrained by the events in the industry we have still tried to match the wishes of the members.
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