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Coming to the dynamic city of Barcelona, the ICE 2016 Technical Program will focus on a theme of “Collaboration in a Changing World,” featuring presentations covering important topics and issues related to the challenges currently facing the oil and gas exploration industry. Join colleagues from around the world for this comprehensive, in-depth event and benefit from exceptional opportunities to exchange information, network, and facilitate new business growth.

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Since the dramatic expansion of AAPG/ AAPG Foundation’s Visiting Geoscientist program in the fall of 2014, thousands of students around the globe have benefited from it.
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This year's AAPG-SEG International Conference and Exhibition (ICE), held for the first time ever in Melbourne, Australia, was by all accounts a technical and networking success.
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Explorer Director’s Corner

 

Lateral thinking is something we can all employ, whether freshly minted graduates or seasoned veterans looking for the next career move. In fact, it’s common in our cyclical industry that petroleum geoscientists have to pivot, change and reorient to launch and advance their careers.

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Explorer Emphasis

 
Kitty L. Milliken wins not one, but two major AAPG awards for her groundbreaking research— the Robert R. Berg Outstanding Research Award and the Wallace E. Pratt Memorial Award.
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Explorer Historical Highlight

 

The Ayoluengo field was the first commercial oil discovery in Spain and more than 50 years later remains the only onshore oilfield in the Iberian Peninsula. The field was discovered in 1964 and is still producing.

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The Ayoluengo field, commonly cited as Spain’s only onshore oil field, was discovered in June 1964. Today, 50 years later, the field is still active, with an average production of some 100 barrels oil per day and a total cumulated oil production of nearly 17 million barrels of oil.

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Learn! Blog

 

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.

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VG Abstract

 

This lecture will discuss the differences between carbonates and siliciclastics from their chemical composition through their distributions in time and space. Building on these fundamental differences, we will explore the challenges carbonates pose to petroleum geologists in terms of seismic interpretation, reservoir quality prediction, field development, etc. Peppered with humorous personal stories, still raging academic debates, and the heartfelt frustrations of real industry professionals, the aim is to inspire students and young professionals to rise to the occasion and embrace the reservoir rocks that petroleum geologists love to hate.

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