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For more than 100 years, shale oil has referred to the product of pyroly­sis of oil shale, whereas oil shale refers to organic rich (kerogen) rock that has never reached the oil window.

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Shale List Grows: Production from unconventional reservoirs, particularly shale, has been a boon to U.S. domestic natural gas stockpiles.

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All for one and one for all: It took a team effort to find exploration success in theWolfcamp Shale.

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The third dimension: Continued improvements in new technologies such as 3-D seismic are helping some companies deal with the cost of successful shale exploration.

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The name game: Unraveling the geologic complexities of the Granite Wash is tough enough, but one team of geologists went one better – they unraveled the mystery of the clashing nomenclatures.

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The Permian Basin CCUS Center is offering a series of four low-cost webinars on carbon capture and sequestration. The cost is $25 per webinar.

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Something new: The spectacular Palo Duro Canyon will be the setting for the Mid-Continent Section's inaugural Biennial Field Conference – a new concept that may bring big dividends to smaller local societies.

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New production in old fields is the subject of an e-symposium, New Production in Old Fields: Case Study in the Hunton Dolomite, provided online by AAPG. The course, which will take place online on June 7, will prepare students to understand dolomitization and the implications for porosity development in carbonates. The instructor is Dr. Lynn Watney, who is widely published in the the use of integrated technologies and geology to optimize exploration and production in the Mid-Continent.

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Geology’s role in unconventional natural gas production (via hydraulic fracturing and directional drilling) often is overlooked by the public, but it is a key factor in ensuring that natural gas production is efficient, economic and environmentally responsible.

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How do you retain great geoscientists and keep them on your team? How do you motivate them? AAPG is offering an e-symposium by Dr. Frank Wantland, to be held April 12 at 10 am (CST). For more information and to register, click the link.

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