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Gain Premier Access to Mexico's New Horizon of E&P Opportunity. Plan to exhibit or become a sponsor at AAPG | SEG ICE 2016 in Cancun, Mexico – a country making headlines for its recent legislative changes aimed at increasing access to Mexican oil and gas prospects.

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The AAPG | SEG International Conference and Exhibition (ICE) 2016 is heading to Cancun and it is time to prepare your abstracts for submission.

Your expert contribution and practical guidance will help promote and advance the exploration and production of global energy resources.

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Explorer Article

 
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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The word “Mexico” brings many images to mind. For some, it’s mariachis and tequila. Others think of good food and beautiful beaches. For many in the petroleum industry, though, the word “Mexico” means newfound opportunity. The Mexican Petroleum Congress, scheduled for June 10-13 in Guadalajara, offers a chance to experience that opportunity.
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While the rest of the world of seismic exploration is scaling down in response to the current trend of depressed oil prices, the government of Mexico is beckoning to all comers and, so far, they seem to be answering.

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Explorer Emphasis

 
Selected highlights from international exploration activity in 2015.
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Mexico’s recent opening to foreign oil investors has created a huge demand for 2-D seismic data on the regional geology.
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Feisty. Funny. Determined. Competitive. Brilliant. Generous. The words used to describe Harris in advance of her posthumously receiving the AAPG Harrison Schmitt Award at the upcoming ACE in Denver.
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AAPG Honorary member Alfredo E. Guzmán, this year’s recipient of the Michel T. Halbouty Outstanding Leadership Award, had a small hand in the changes many are calling “Mexico’s Moment.”
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Explorer Historical Highlight

 
The idea of nationalizing Venezuela’s oil industry had been in the wind for a few years leading up to 1976, and conditions in the global oil market lent considerable momentum to the popularity of the proposal. Weighed in the balance of 40 years of hindsight, though, nationalization has proven to be nothing short of tragic for the nation’s oil and gas sector.
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