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Statistical classification methods consisting of the k-nearest neighbor algorithm (k-NN), a probabilistic clustering procedure (PCP), and a novel method which incorporates outcrop-based thickness criteria through the use of well-log-indicator flags are evaluated for their ability to distinguish fluvial architectural elements of the upper Mesaverde Group of the Piceance and Uinta basins as distinct electrofacies classes.
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In contrast to the high-frequency and high-amplitude sea level changes of icehouse times, eustatic sea level changes in greenhouse times are now generally accepted as significantly lower frequency and amplitude.
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Be a Part of History and Celebrate AAPG's 100th Anniversary with a Centennial Sponsorship Package!

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Share your ideas, innovations and experiences at the Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC) and be part of the most vibrant and vital integrated science and technology event for unconventional play development.

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Be a part of history by presenting at the premier integrated geosciences event in 2017 at ICE in London incorporating AAPG’s 100th Anniversary. Your expert contribution and practical guidance will help promote and advance the exploration and production of global energy resources.

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ACE is one of the world’s premier geoscience events that is completely created and hosted by geoscientists for geoscientists; therefore, your company’s support translates into a valuable return on investment for our shared industry success. We invite you to book your exhibit space and reserve your sponsorship now and share this milestone with us.

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Explorer Division Column EMD

 

Conventions offer something for everyone and in the low price environment, it’s the perfect time to attend. Attendees gain new skills and make contacts that could potentially lead to new jobs.

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Explorer Policy Watch

 

Atmospheric methane continues to rise and the scientific evidence is unclear on whether oil and gas operations are the source of the increase.

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Foundation Update

 

Do you know a teacher who is deserving of recognition for their efforts to inspire young geoscientists? The AAPG Foundation is looking to honor its 2017 Teacher of the Year (TOTY). Nominations and applications are now being accepted.

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Learn! Blog

 

AAPG's new drone workshop and short courses can get you started with drone-based mapping — and help you to generate your own AAPG drone-focused project.

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Field Seminar

Houston Texas United States 06 April, 2017 06 April, 2017 36590
 
Houston, Texas, United States
6 April 2017

The Spindletop trip takes participants to the site of the “Lucas Gusher,” where on January 10th, 1901 in Beaumont, Texas, 100,000 barrels per day gushed from a salt dome formation. This discovery changed the economy of Texas and helped to usher in the modern petroleum age. The first six gushers in the Spindletop field produced more oil per day than the combined production of all the other producing fields in the world. The Lucas geyser, found at a depth of 1,139 feet, blew a stream of oil over 100 feet high until it was capped nine days later. Lucas and the Hamills finally controlled the geyser on January 19, when a huge pool of oil surrounded it. By that time, throngs of oilmen, speculators, and onlookers had already transformed the city of Beaumont. A new age was born.

Short Course

Houston Texas United States 01 April, 2017 02 April, 2017 34815
 
Houston, Texas, United States
1-2 April 2017

Through a combination of lecture and exercises, students will learn a systematic approach for quickly screening interpretations, maps, and prospects to ensure that the potential resources or reserves estimated from those maps are accurately assessed.

Houston Texas United States 01 April, 2017 02 April, 2017 34988
 
Houston, Texas, United States
1-2 April 2017

This course provides an introduction to Petroleum Systems Modeling (PSM) in Exploration, with both conventional and unconventional examples.

Houston Texas United States 01 April, 2017 02 April, 2017 34989
 
Houston, Texas, United States
1-2 April 2017

The course content will cover both the basics of biomarker interpretation and application and advanced geochemical technologies.

Houston Texas United States 02 April, 2017 02 April, 2017 35013
 
Houston, Texas, United States
2 April 2017

This course will provide an overview of concepts, tools, and methods commonly used for assessment of exploration risks associated with hydrocarbon charge, with emphasis on geochemical methods and applications.

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