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On Sept. 14-16 the fourth APPEX Prospect and Property Expo to be held in Houston will be convened by AAPG, SIPES and HGS.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Article

AAPG's fourth annual Prospect and Property Expo — known widely by the popular acronym 'APPEX' — will be held Sept. 14-16 in Houston at the George R. Brown Convention Center, offering geoscientists the chance to buy, sell and trade their work in a professional marketplace.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Article

The role of geology is fairly well-defined in conventional oil and gas plays, but emerging unconventional gas plays have muddied the waters.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Article

For today's exploration industry, gain is the name of the game.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Article

Increasingly sophisticated E&P tools have proven to work near-miracles in much of the oil patch -- but high-tech applications usually carry a correspondingly high price tag that would break the budget of the increasing numbers of small companies dotting the landscape.

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Explorer Director’s Corner

John Wooden, the Hall of Fame college basketball coach from UCLA was asked about achievement. He said, 'Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.'

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Explorer A Look Back Column

In 1954, the American Petroleum Institute released a national survey concerning public attitudes towards the oil and gas business. It was noted that 72 percent of the survey respondents had a favorable impression of the oil business.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Emphasis Article

Three-D seismic and the explosion of processing techniques that have continually made the data more useful are a vital part of today’s exploration and production projects — but this proliferation has created a problem for oil companies: What to do with all that data?

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Article

Strong oil and gas prices, growing confidence in the Gulf of Mexico deep shelf gas play and continuing successes in deepwater were the key drivers behind the March Central Gulf lease sale, the busiest lease sale in six years.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Article

Ten years old and going strong: The Auger deepwater field in the Gulf of Mexico continues to yield not just hydrocarbons, but valuable data.

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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