Explorer Emphasis Article

Once it became clear that natural gas prices likely will remain dismal for some time, many companies working the shale gas plays recognized they had best punch up their production by adding some respectably-priced oil and liquids-rich gas.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer President’s Column

In thinking about the future of AAPG and the petroleum industry, it is interesting to contemplate the frontiers we currently face and those we could face in the future – but it also is worthwhile to consider the frontiers of the past.

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Explorer Article

It’s a wonderful life: Being named a winner of AAPG’s Pioneer Award never occurred to J. Myles Bowen – despite his prominent role in a number of huge industry success stories, including the Nelson Field.

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Learn! Blog

The first few years after college can be a big shock. While it is exciting to work with a team, and the pace of drilling and new projects can be exhiliarating, after a year or so, you may start to feel that you’re starting to become a bit isolated.

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Learn! Blog

Applying knowledge or a skill to real life (or a real-life situation) is a great way to achieve deeper learning. You’re building on prior knowledge and you’re making connections between the skills / knowledge and your goals / problem at hand.

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Explorer Division Column EMD

The last 10 years has witnessed an expansion by the oil and gas industry in the type of energy resources that are being developed. Coalbed methane, gas shales, oil sand, oil shale and tight gas sands have seen growth in numerous places worldwide as companies look for dwindling reserves to maintain operations and societal demand for greater amounts of energy production.

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Explorer Article

It’s intense. It’s inspiring. It’s GeoFORCE: a program that introduces middle and high school students to the world of science.

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Explorer Article

Shale gas potential heats up in south Texas. Think Eagle Ford shale, or take a drive down U.S. Highway 90 and see for yourself.

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Learn! Blog

When you think of the best way to learn about the newest technology, what do you think of? Chances are, the first thing you’ll do is to engage in informal e-learning, which is to say that you’ll do a Google search and read articles, white papers, advertising, customer testimonials, and commercial promotions in order to familiarize yourself.

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Learn! Blog

Just because that field is mature doesn’t mean it’s out of gas/oil! A case in point is the Los Angeles Basin, a prolific producer in its day, and now in need of new technologies and geological evaluation to determine just how to recover the oil that had been left behind.

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