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The world of energy is changing quickly, and we need to be known as “Energy Specialists” or “Energy Scientists.” There are tremendous opportunities for us to build on our foundation as earth scientists and to provide new insight into the new energy initiatives.

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AAPG is combining synchronous and asynchronous online instruction to give you a robust learning experience that allows you to reinforce your learning with readings, reflection, and learning activities.

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His brilliant career: Marlan Downey, upon returning from a stint in the U.S. Army, decided to give geology “a trial.” The verdict? The profession and industry became big winners.       

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Bracket busting? Ten geology departments from around the world are set for this year’s Imperial Barrel Awards competition in Denver. Let the games begin.

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While you were sleeping: Those who have decried a perceived dearth of discoveries haven’t been paying enough attention to the list of this century’s game-changing plays.

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The results are in: new AAPG officers have been elected.     

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Your shut door, our open window: Current fiscal realities have stalled some projects, but two geologists say now is the perfect time to consider better ways to evaluate shale gas potential.     

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An e-symposium on May 21 at 2 pm introduces you to the practical benefits of thermal profiling for a variety of unconventional oil and gas projects, including tight gas sands, oil shale, low-gravity oil.

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Growing pains: Shale gas is abundant in North America, but investment in production has to catch up with discovery.

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For those of you who attended our inaugural Web Symposium, I would like to offer a sincere thank you.

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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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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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