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.

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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?

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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.

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

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To know where you’re going, sometimes you have to know where you are.

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Thanks to stubbornly-high commodity prices, record profits are being rung up at a host of oil and gas firms. For the most part they're using the accruing volumes of cash to pay down debt and spruce up their financial standing in general.

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The Middle East dominates the world's energy scene, the world's politics, the world's media focus — and in Dallas, the Middle East will again be in the spotlight.

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Seismic technology continues to drive the deep gas play in the Gulf of Mexico.

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New kids on the block: International players have discovered the joys — and potential for success — of doing seismic in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Brian Cardott, our EMD Web Site Committee chair and president-elect, has worked with AAPG Web site editor Janet Brister to bring you the revised EMD Web site (http://emd.aapg.org), which now has both public and members-only sections.

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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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