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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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New Mexico's Tucumcari Basin generates a buzz at the recent NAPE meeting, and with good reason; this old play is ready to add a new chapter to its history.

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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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What’s lighter than air and quietly vanishing before our eyes? If you said helium, you may also know that the hunt for its presence may be New Mexico’s next hot play.

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Buddy Holly got the fame, but now AAPG member John W. Pickering , along with his late brotherBill and longtime friend Bob Lapham , known as the vocal trio “The Picks,” will be inducted into the 2007 New Mexico Hall of Fame and Museum in Albuquerque, N.M.

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Utah is a happening place, where the industry action just keeps escalating.

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What comes first – the geologist or the writer? For Susan Cummins Miller and Linda Jacobs, two geology mystery writers whose books will be offered in the AAPG Bookstore during the upcoming AAPG Annual Convention in Long Beach, Calif., the answer is: Yes.

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To some, the academic world of colleges and universities represents Ivory Towers, detached from reality. To the U.S. Department of Energy, they represent a crucial – and practical – research potential.

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Given the revved-up drilling activity targeting tight gas deposits, oil shales, coal bed methane (CBM) and the like, unconventional hydrocarbons are increasingly becoming conventional. In some instances, it’s the locale that may be considered unconventional.

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Lewis Austin Weeks. Born on the island of Curacao in 1925, lived many places around the world, served in the Navy under Douglas McArthur and was later a geologist for General Petroleum Corp. He owned his own consulting firm and lived his retirement years in South Florida.

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