American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Division Column EMD

A recent story about Shell’s withdrawal from a long-lived project on in situ production of shale oil from oil shale was an interesting example of over-interpretation of a small dataset.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Article

The Distinguished Lecture program, funded in part by the AAPG Foundation, is the Association’s flagship initiative for spreading the latest in science, technology and professional information.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Article

The Imperial Barrel Award competition begins to ramp up. Applications are now being accepted for students to participate in this year's competition. Deadline for entry is Dec. 13.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer President’s Column

AAPG has a long heritage – in fact, ever since our inception in 1917 – of sharing excellent petroleum geoscience with an ever-broadening circle of geoscientists.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Article

An energy policy forum dealing with issues that significantly impact oil and natural gas exploration will be held at this year’s Rocky Mountain Section annual meeting, set Sept. 22-24 in Salt Lake City.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Article

Initial reports suggest the inaugural Unconventional Resources Technology Conference was an extraordinary success.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Spotlight On…

Edward K. “Eddie” David, president of David Petroleum Corp. in Roswell, N.M., and a past AAPG president, was twice recognized this year for his generosity and involvement in his community.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Spotlight On…

Geoscience students from the University of Utah took the top prize in this year’s AAPG/AAPG Foundation Imperial Barrel Award competition, beating out 10 other teams from geoscience departments from around the world.

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Open Rank Professor - Geology/Subsurface Energy Systems

The Department of Geology & Geography at West Virginia University invites applications for an open-rank, tenured or tenure-track faculty position in Geology with a specialization in subsurface energy systems starting August 11, 2023. This is a 9-month, full-time position with full benefits. Candidates with research applications to sustainability challenges of the 21st century, and candidates whose research and scholarship support WVU’s land-grant mission are encouraged to apply.

Director, Energy and Minerals Group (Principal Research Scientist, Geology)

The Illinois State Geological Survey is seeking to hire a Director, Energy and Minerals Group (Principal Research Scientist, Geology) to provide leadership, clear scientific vision, and direction to the sub-disciplines and staff members who comprise the Energy and Minerals Group, facilitate coordination, communication, and teamwork throughout the Survey, PRI, and with other components of the University.

Timothy Olaf Nesheim Timothy Olaf Nesheim President (2022-2023) ND Geological Survey 701-777-2460
Anna Sheldon Phelps Anna Sheldon Phelps Past President (2022-2023) SM Energy (303) 837-2484
Riley Brinkerhoff Riley Brinkerhoff President Elect (2022-2023) SM Energy
Brianna  Berg Brianna Berg Secretary Treasurer Elect (2022-2023) AIM GeoAnalytics 4059216649
Clayton  Schultz Clayton Schultz Secretary Treasurer (2022-2023) SM Energy

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