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By now you are well aware of the dues increase that will take place for fiscal year 2019. Although the Executive Committee is very sensitive to the fact that nobody likes to see the dues amount increase, the reality is that we have little choice.

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Events Blog

Final reminder – make your presence known at ACE 2018. Sponsoring at ACE not only places a spotlight on your brand to a wide range of geoscience professionals but also supports future industry developments, innovations, and technologies. Secure your sponsorships while you still have time.

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This is your last opportunity to book your booth space for ACE 2018 in Salt Lake City. Take advantage of the several networking events taking place in the exhibit hall allowing you to do business, meet new clients, and showcase your products and services to a wide range of geoscientsts and energy professionals.

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Explore one of the most geologically interesting states in America. With easy access to some of the most extraordinary rocks in the world, Salt Lake City is the ideal location to combine fundamental geology with emerging innovation and technologies. Register today for ACE 101 and investigate all Utah has to offer.

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Learn! Blog

The uptick in earthquakes corresponding with increased drilling and produced water disposal has been of great concern. Seeking scientific understanding of the reasons for increased seismicity and determining whether or not it has been induced by human activity has been a key focus. Welcome to an interview with Jeremy Boak, Ph.D., Director of the Oklahoma Geological Survey, which has demonstrated leadership in investigating induced seismicity.

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A wealth of information in a short period of time, ACE Short Courses are an effective and efficient way to build your knowledge and skills. Reserve your seat today!

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The Tuscaloosa Marine Shale has been a tantalizing target for many years. It's an important source rock, but it has been difficult to successfully complete and produce. Now there is new hope as researchers and their work is receiving support. Welcome to an interview with Mehdi Mokhtari at the University of Louisiana in Lafayette. His Tuscaloosa Marine Shale consortium has recently received support from the United States Department of Energy to explore new technologies for economically drilling and completing the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale.

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Explorer Division Column DPA

Being involved as an officer in the DPA has truly opened my eyes to the importance we play to the organization and most importantly to our members. It has been a great pleasure for me to work with the people that really make the organization work.

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Explorer Director’s Corner

A common way to understand the relationship between seismic attributes and petrophysical properties is by the use of rock physics templates, or simply by cross-plotting well log-derived elastic attributes against a color-coded petrophysical property.

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Explorer Historical Highlights

Who was the most famous person you didn’t know was a petroleum geologist? That would probably be John T. Scopes, of “Monkey Trial” fame. Scopes was the defendant in the sensational 1925 trial that tested a Tennessee law prohibiting the teaching of the theory of evolution in public schools.

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Workshop
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Tuesday, 21 February Wednesday, 22 February 2023, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

This workshop will be held Feb 21-22 in Oklahoma City, and will bring together industry practitioners, government and state agencies, nonprofit and academic institutions in a first of its kind event that will spark new ideas, motivate interdisciplinary and multi institutional collaboration and support the establishment of best practices for cleaning up and repurposing wells across the nation.

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