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The industry’s ongoing infatuation with Canada’s oil sands, the Rockies’ tight gas sands and most any shale deposit anywhere might suggest the long-productive and mostly conventional Gulf Coast reservoirs have lost their allure. Not the case.

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Aside from its history of headline-generating colorful politics, Louisiana is perhaps best known as home to an enormous energy industry.

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This month’s column discusses next year’s AAPG International Conference and Exhibition in Cape Town, South Africa.

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It's common in Louisiana for oyster leaseholders to generate to types of profit: oyster cultivation and money from oil and gas companies. They pay compensation for damage to bottomlands.

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Here is his latest look at supporting tectonics in eastern Mexico for GoM plate movement.

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Oil and gas activity in South Louisiana is gaining attention in the northern part of the state. Some of its very old fields are being revitalized big-time.

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Picou, a palenontologist and an AAPG Honorary Member, is inducted into the Louisiana State University College of Basic Sciences Hall of Distinction. Learn about his life and his vision.

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Fred F. Meissner, an honored college professor who pioneered the concept that methane gas could be extracted from coalbeds, has been named the 2008 recipient of the Sidney Powers Memorial Award. 

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For two years the Minerals Management Service (MMS) and the NOAA Ocean Exploration had expeditions in the Gulf of Mexico. The intent was to learn about chemosynthetic communities associated with surface gas hydrates, which may be used as a clean-burning fuel.

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The Gulf of Mexico is not a paradise of exploration. There is hurricanes and deep water depths, but it is available to oil companies around the world. Learn about all of the challenges.

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