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Abstracts are now being sought for the ninth annual International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC), to be held Dec. 6-9 in Doha, Qatar. And if you want to participate, the time to act is now: The deadline for submitting abstracts is Feb. 28.

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The International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) is one of AAPG’s premier events in the eastern hemisphere. Emulating the integrated multidisciplinary nature of today’s E&P workflows, IPTC is a partnership of four geoscience and engineering societies: AAPG, the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers, the Society of Exploration Geophysicists and the Society of Petroleum Engineers.
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The terms “resilient” and “flexible” are not often used to describe OPEC. But they might be the best two words to characterize the organization.

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Every major producer in the Middle East will be represented at AAPG’s upcoming GEO 2016 conference in Bahrain next month.

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For the oil industry, the most worrisome news coming out of the Middle East doesn’t involve geopolitics. It’s well known by now that Iran wants to increase production by at least 500,000 barrels of oil per day as the lifting of international sanctions allows it to resume crude exports. But Iran isn’t alone.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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While many are working to forecast when the price of oil might reach $80 a barrel again, renowned international strategist and geopolitical analyst Peter Zeihan, the author of “The Accidental Superpower,” predicts in stunning detail the rising and declining energy plays of 2025 and the countries that will ultimately triumph as the world’s leading producers.
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Explorer Foundation Update

 

It has a new name, a new energy and a new lineup of experts, all primed to spread geoscience knowledge around the world. “It” is AAPG’s newly named Global Distinguished Lecture Program – emphasis on the “global” – which dates back to 1941 but continues to be the Association’s flagship initiative for offering the latest in geologic science to AAPG affiliated geological societies and universities.

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Explorer Policy Watch

 

For over two years Congress has complained about delays in the government permitting process for liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminals, and several bills were introduced to accelerate the processing of natural gas export applications.

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VG Abstract

 

To explore and develop unconventional petroleum resources, our focus should be on improving Knowledge, Technology, and a deeper comprehension of the natural processes controlling their existence.

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