Explorer Division Column DPA

The Division of Professional Affairs is involved in several high profile projects at this time -- and probably the most important one is the certification of petroleum reserves evaluators.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Regions and Sections

AAPG has six Sections in the United States, composed of the affiliated geological societies within each area, and six International Regions comprising AAPG members as individuals or as groups of affiliated geological societies.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Article

AAPG President's testimony encourages better support for research in the U.S. Energy and Water Appropriations bill.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Regions and Sections

AAPG's six domestic Sections each hold annual meetings, offering technical programs, keynote speakers, award presentations and social-business activities that cater to regional interests.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer President’s Column

Our Geoscience and Energy Office in Washington, D.C. (GEO-DC), is being formed in direct response to the 2003 All-Member Survey (November President's Column) conducted by Anderson Marketing Service.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Article

Changing times? Gloom-and-doom forecasts about the future energy scene has many people reconsidering the potential of nuclear energy.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Article

The geological experiences of Benjamin Lyman in 1870 throughout the Punjab of India led to a visualization of contours on paper.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Division Column EMD

Gas shales are currently one of the hottest plays in the United States as a result of high gas prices, the remarkable success in the Barnett Shale in the Fort Worth Basin, technological advancements in drilling and completions, and predicted near-term shortages of natural gas.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Article

Wanted: Geologists who can help teach and inspire Boy Scouts in the joys of geology.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Division Column DPA

I want to focus this month's column on the discussion of opening a Washington, D.C. office for AAPG through the DPA's Governmental Affairs Committee.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Open Rank Professor - Geology/Subsurface Energy Systems

The Department of Geology & Geography at West Virginia University invites applications for an open-rank, tenured or tenure-track faculty position in Geology with a specialization in subsurface energy systems starting August 11, 2023. This is a 9-month, full-time position with full benefits. Candidates with research applications to sustainability challenges of the 21st century, and candidates whose research and scholarship support WVU’s land-grant mission are encouraged to apply.

Director, Energy and Minerals Group (Principal Research Scientist, Geology)

The Illinois State Geological Survey is seeking to hire a Director, Energy and Minerals Group (Principal Research Scientist, Geology) to provide leadership, clear scientific vision, and direction to the sub-disciplines and staff members who comprise the Energy and Minerals Group, facilitate coordination, communication, and teamwork throughout the Survey, PRI, and with other components of the University.

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Valerie Feller Valerie Feller Treasurer (2022-2023) Indiana Geological and Water Survey (812) 968-4207

The House of Delegates of the AAPG is made up of delegates from affiliated societies and international regions throughout the world. They are selected by popular vote from within their respective areas and serve a three year term.

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NOTE: Membership in an affiliated society does not necessarily constitute membership in the AAPG and vice versa.

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