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In 2009 university teams from all over the world will once again compete in local Section or Region IBA competitions for the opportunity to attend the June AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition in Denver – all travel and lodging expenses paid – where they will participate in the global IBA finals competition.

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Gas shales have advanced to an economic gas play since the year 2000 thanks to a combination of high gas prices, shale reservoir characterization and advances in drilling and completion technology.

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Sometimes the best way to see if a new technology works is just to take it out to the field (in this case, the Piceance Basin) and try it.

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Former AAPG president Marlan Downey is this year’s Sidney Powers Memorial Award winner, heading the list of AAPG honors and awards.

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In case you missed the news, shale plays are hot right now – and a quick look at U.S. shale activity trends is a revealing, dramatic story.

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What’s good for the Gulf is good for the mountains, too: 3-D seismic acquisition is proving its value in the rugged Rocky Mountains.

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“Go West, young man …” and women, too, because there seems to be plenty of work for everyone: The Rocky Mountains beckon to oil and gas players like never before.

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Twelve university teams from around the world competed in the finals of AAPG’s Imperial Barrel Award program at the AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition in San Antonio.

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Move over, Mr. Barnett – the Marcellus shale is a tantalizing, unconventional play that stretches over a huge area and, according to many, offers a huge potential.

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February proves itself the busiest month of the year for AAPG’s Distinguished Lecture program, with seven speakers – five domestic and two international – set to be on speaking tours. The tours involve stops at 40 cities in North America and at least 12 stops throughout Europe and Asia. Some tours continue into early March.

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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.

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