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The Asia Pacific Region spans the largest area of any in the AAPG global community -- it comprises 18 countries that stretch across three continents, two hemispheres, 10 time zones and is home to two-thirds of the world's population.

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Same business, different ... everything else. A look at how Colorado has fared during the past year, offering a contrasting tale.

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Geologist, entrepreneur, food and drink provider, movie star (well, sorta') -- AAPG member John Hickenlooper has made a name for himself in several ways, but his newest role tops them all: mayor of Denver.

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Working it out ... DOE workshop examines applications for microhole technology.

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Small technology and instrumentation have revolutionized much of the world, so why not the oil industry? Get ready for microhole technology.

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The pace of gas hydrate energy assessment projects has accelerated over the past year, with a series of planned field tests in 2004 that may help prove the viability of gas hydrates as a commercial resource.

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Nevada has produced nearly 50 million barrels of oil, but that is just a drop in the bucket compared to the potential buried in the Nevada portion of the Sevier thrust belt that spans the length of the Rocky Mountains and has been prolific in Wyoming and Utah.

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Conventional wisdom challenged: A geologist makes the case for the unrecognized petroleum potential of Nevada.

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Haz-Maps: When is a million-dollar view NOT an asset? (Hint: Geologic hazards can be dangerous.)

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A world at war, a deadly epidemic of global proportions and other catastrophic events teamed up to disrupt in part AAPG’s Distinguished Lecture program last year -- but the train is back on track.

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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

The House of Delegates of the AAPG is made up of delegates from affiliated societies and international regions throughout the world. They are selected by popular vote from within their respective areas and serve a three year term.

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NOTE: Membership in an affiliated society does not necessarily constitute membership in the AAPG and vice versa.

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