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In highly heterogeneous plays that are geographically extensive, it is extremely important to take a multi-pronged approach that integrates geophysical, geochemical, petrophysical, and geological techniques at every step of the way. Highly heterogeneous reservoirs such as the Eagle Ford are characterized by sweet spots – the sweet spots are often much sweeter than anyone suspected. By the same token, the barren expanses are definitely barren.

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IBM’s new CEO, Virginia Rommety, sees opportunity as cloud computing expands to many realms and more companies leverage the information from web-based sources to make strategic decisions. How can general information gleaned from the web provide strategic guidance to exploration and production? What are the uses of non-technical information? The answers may surprise you.

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Hot water, hot potential: The possibility of reaping the rewards of geothermal energy, especially along the Gulf of Mexico coast, is moving closer to reality.

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Explorer Policy Watch

A multidisciplinary symposium focused on providing clarity to the estimation and reporting of petroleum reserves and resources was held in July in Houston. The symposium brought together a diverse group of stakeholders represented by 200 people from more than 100 organizations in 17 countries.

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Explorer Emphasis Article

Despite its many productive years, the petroleum-rich Permian Basin is still going strong.

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Explorer Emphasis Article

There’s something in the water: The over-pressured Texas Gulf Coast may be a perfect location to tap geothermal energy.

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Join us to learn new techniques for determining heterogeneity in carbonates, and the best ways to find sweet spots and to effectively produce hydrocarbons from complex, often frustrating yet highly productive plays. Sign up for Heterogeneity in Carbonate Reservoirs, an hour-long webinar, plus day’s worth of additional materials / readings / questions (for CEU credit).

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This presentation demonstrates how 3D seismic data will contribute significantly to the understanding of the Marcellus. Geophysical analysis and evaluation, although in the early stages, look very promising for optimizing well locations.

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Join us for a new e-symposium with Brian Stambaugh that shows you how to find overlooked and underexploited pay zones. It will take place on October 6, 2011 at 10 am CDT.

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Join us for a new esymposium with Roderick Perez on reservoir characterization and cluster analysis in unconventional reservoirs on September 29, 2011 at 2 pm CST.

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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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