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Update and expand your ability to analyze the economics of projects or existing production. This short courses offers you the opportunity to better understand the principles of petroleum economics; including the value of money, quantifying financial risks in petroleum investments, rates of return, forecasting cash flows and the fundamentals of capital budgeting.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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Michael Collier, this year’s Geosciences in the Media Award winner, has a voracious appetite for knowledge and an eye for geologic beauty.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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The Grand Canyon is often “Exhibit A” in the case made by Young Earth Creationists, but AAPG Member Ken Wolgemuth, among others, begs to differ.

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Since the dramatic expansion of AAPG/ AAPG Foundation’s Visiting Geoscientist program in the fall of 2014, thousands of students around the globe have benefited from it.
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Recent debates have flared in the western United States over federal versus state ownership of public lands. Bills concerning the transfer of some public lands to states have been introduced in the U.S. Congress and many western state legislatures, though none have become law.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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Feisty. Funny. Determined. Competitive. Brilliant. Generous. The words used to describe Harris in advance of her posthumously receiving the AAPG Harrison Schmitt Award at the upcoming ACE in Denver.
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Explorer Foundation Update

 

The AAPG Foundation is committed to the next generation of geoscientists, from introduction of geology through hands-on programs to grants and scholarships that aid students with their studies.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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It has a new name, a new energy and a new lineup of experts, all primed to spread geoscience knowledge around the world. “It” is AAPG’s newly named Global Distinguished Lecture Program – emphasis on the “global” – which dates back to 1941 but continues to be the Association’s flagship initiative for offering the latest in geologic science to AAPG affiliated geological societies and universities.

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This is a less-technical education topic. It can be condensed to an hour or given as 2 two-hour sessions. It stresses selected controversial aspects of fracking that touch some combination of environment and economics and includes a short video of how fracking is done.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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Accurate interpretation of geophysical data, in particular reflection seismic data, is one of the most important elements of a successful oil and gas exploration program. Despite technological advances in data acquisition and processing and regular use of powerful computers and sophisticated software applications, you still face a tremendous challenge each time you begin to reconstruct the geologic story contained in a grid or volume of seismic data -- that is, to interpret the data. On occasion this interpretive tale can be clearly told, but most of the time each page of each chapter is slowly turned, and rarely is the full meaning of the story completely understood. Interpretation of Reflection Seismic Data from the Gulf of Mexico illustrates these concepts using real seismic data and actual exploration problems.

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