Explorer Emphasis Article

World undiscovered and reserve growth estimates as well as regional undiscovered estimates will be presented in New Orleans.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Emphasis Article

No one seems to agree on what should be done about Louisiana's disappearing wetlands. Many say the oil and gas industry are responsible for this loss while others declare it is due to natural causes. These issues will be debated at a forum during the AAPG annual meeting. Causes and possible solutions for this environmental crisis will be discussed.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Emphasis Article

It started in August 1926, and by September heavy rainstorms had flooded the Mississippi River. John M. Barry will bring this tale to the AAPG annual meeting in New Orleans, first in a lecture and then as commentary during a Mississippi River cruise.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Article

On the arid high plains of northeast Wyoming, the town of Gillette has become a bona fide boomtown. And it's coalbed methane creating the frenzy. The Powder River Basin has become the site of the hottest natural gas play in the country, a region most so-called experts wrote off as a wasteland for the gas.

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Explorer Article

South Louisiana is actually a whole new exploration frontier. A total of 70,200 wells have been drilled in South Louisiana with a minuscule 0.03 percent drilled to 20,000 feet.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Foundation Update

'I still love biology, but more and more it is geology ... that gets me excited.' Designing her classes with hands-on activities similar to those shared in the AAPG-AAPG Foundation-sponsored 'Rocks in Your Head' conference, Peggy Lubchenco teachers her junior high students about the surrounding area's geology.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Emphasis Article

E&P players are always asking for more and better data at increasingly lower cost. Data acquirers are always looking for means to ensure that data is provided in an acceptable revenue stream. It is 'presently the lifeblood of the geophysical industry'.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Emphasis Article

Oil and gas discoveries of the 90s were significant in location but less so in size. How does this impact the future? 'To meet the current annual demand ... and the demand ... in 2010, new production must originate from a variety of sources...,' says Robert Esser, director of Global Oil and Gas Resources with Cambridge Energy Research Associates.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Emphasis Article

Nuclear magnetic resonance wireline tools have become an important part of many companies' operations. How important? Case studies from wells in the Gulf of Mexico and on the Gulf Coast illustrate just what NMR can add to the overall downhole picture.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Emphasis Article

Avery Island sits atop the highest of five salt domes in southern Louisiana. Tourists not only find wildlife and beautiful scenery but salt, Tabasco® Sauce and a producing oil and gas field.

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