Explorer Article

The Professional Geologists Licensure proposal to be considered by the Texas Legislature has been endorsed unanimously by the AAPG Executive Committee.

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Explorer Article

AAPG's mentor program is off and running, helping newcomers to learn how to be better geologists and helping old pros by giving them a chance to talk.

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The oil patch is a happening place these days -- and a lot of the activity is directed toward acquisitions, mergers, downsizing and the like.

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Explorer Wildcat Recollections Column

In 1969, Shell Oil began looking for places where its new 'bright spot' technology could be useful in the onshore of the United States. Armed with a list of rock and fluid criteria, I began making a search for places where this novel technique could be as useful to Shell in the onshore USA as it was in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Explorer Emphasis Article

An increasing number of companies and individuals in the domestic oil and gas industry consider the heavily-drilled GOM shelf to hold little promise for the future, particularly its vast array of aging fields. However, by looking at the past, Richard Nehring, president of NRG Associates, paints a more compelling picture. He will present his findings at the upcoming GCAGS annual meeting in Houston.

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The historic 'western gap' treaty, signed this summer by the U.S. and Mexican governments after more than 22 years of waiting, already is redefining priorities in Gulf of Mexico exploration.

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Just a few short years ago many oil industry observers were calling the Gulf of Mexico the 'Dead Sea.'

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Explorer Emphasis Article

Deep water and subsalt plays are the two hottest exploration frontiers in the Gulf of Mexico and searching for structures below the salt in waters thousands of feet deep is the most exciting play with the greatest potential for reward vs. the risk.

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Explorer Wildcat Recollections Column

Area-wide lease sales, inaugurated in 1983, provided the oil industry an opportunity to explore for oil and gas in the deep water Gulf of Mexico, a southern extension of the oil-rich offshore Louisiana shelf province.

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Various award winners have been announced for technical presentations at the AAPG annual meeting in New Orleans, including recipients of the Matson and Braunstein awards.

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