Explorer ProTracks

This ProTracks marks our last column as chairs of the Young Professionals Special Interest Group (YP SIG). We have been involved with the YPs for a collective 17 years.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Director’s Corner

As U.S. production continues to grow, all eyes are focused on OPEC and its recent May 25 meeting to determine whether to keep production cuts in place in an effort to maintain oil prices.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Emphasis Article

Lucia Torrado, had been here before – the AAPG Student Poster Competition, held yearly at the AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition. But this year had a “vibe” to it.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Article

There’s still time to register for the annual Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC) to be held July 24-25 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Emphasis Article

The Imperial Barrel Award competition provides real-world, marketable experience, as this year’s winning team from UH can attest.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Article

Independent geologist Denise Cox, president of Florida-based Storm Energy, has been voted president-elect of AAPG for the 2017-18 term.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Article

Pulitzer Prize-winning energy researcher Daniel Yergin analyzes the current market from a historical perspective.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Director’s Corner

There are many looming questions for our profession, from the evolving role of geoscience in conventional and unconventional exploration and production to how alternative energy sources will affect global energy markets in the years and decades ahead.

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

This year is a pivotal year for the AAPG, in order to make it more nimble and adaptable to a rapidly changing business and social environment. The ultimate goal is for the AAPG to continue to be the “go to” association for petroleum geoscience, regardless of market conditions and budgeting constraints.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Article

A two-day Workshop will be held at Houston’s CityCentre Norris Conference Center, May 23-24 entitled “Drones and UAVs: Solving Problems, Finding Resources” Geoscience Technology. The focus of the Workshop will be to identify and describe how drones and UAVs using new sensors and analytics may help optimize the exploration and production of oil and gas

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Michael F. Erpenbeck Michael F. Erpenbeck President (2022-2023) Upstream Advisors Group (832) 418-0221
Mark William Shuster Mark William Shuster Past President (2022-2023) Bureau of Economic Geology 512-471-7090
David Lee Clay David Lee Clay President Elect (2022-2023) CRA Advisors (713) 417-4937
Sara Elliott Sara Elliott Vice President (2022-2023) Bureau of Economic Geology
Bryan Guzman Bryan Guzman Treasurer (2019-2023) Premier Corex (832) 503-4645

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