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Vertical and lateral facies distribution of the Boquillas Formation (outcrop analog of the Eagle Ford, west Texas) is controlled by sediment productivity under the influence of bottom currents below storm-wave base.  Grainstone bodies in the middle member of the Boquillas are sedimentary.
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Quantitative seismic geomorphology techniques are applied to the middle Frio, south Texas, to quantify the morphometric parameters necessary for predictive geologic models of fluvial reservoirs.  This study seeks to quantify the geometric variability of the middle Frio channel belts.
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Given the current industry climate URTeC is offering a special rate on registration pricing for displaced geoscientists and energy professionals for the full conference, including all technical sessions, networking events and the exhibition

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Unconventional resources remain a major component of the energy market and will continue to evolve and press on with modernization. As the upstream industry is given another opportunity to reinvent itself, now is the perfect time to rediscover opportunities you may not have considered before – and URTeC is here to help!

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Unconventional resources remain a major component of the energy market and will continue to evolve and press on with modernization. As the upstream industry is given another opportunity to reinvent itself, now is the perfect time to rediscover opportunities you may not have considered before – and URTeC is here to help!

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Spend your valuable marketing budgets at the industry’s leading unconventional resources event! Reserve your exhibit space to showcase your products and services or choose from several highly visible sponsorship opportunities to expose your brand.

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Explorer Emphasis

 

After a four-decade career as an exploration geologist, Dick Stoneburner will receive AAPG’s Norman H. Foster Outstanding Explorer Award. The award is given in recognition of distinguished and outstanding achievement in exploration by AAPG members who have shown a “consistent pattern of exploratory success.”

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Learn! Blog

 
The 7th Annual AAPG Deepwater and Shelf Reservoirs Geoscience Technology Workshop will bring together the latest developments in geology, engineering, geophysics, and geochemistry in order to determine the best possible ways to understand and develop fields, as well as identify bold new exploration targets.
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Student Outlook

 

Active U.S. military service members (including National Guard and Reserve) or veteran members are encouraged to apply for an AAPG Foundation scholarship of up to $4,000. Application deadline is 11:5 (CST), April 15, 2016.

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Active U.S. military service members (including National Guard and Reserve) or veteran members are encouraged to apply for an AAPG Foundation scholarship of up to $4,000.

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Houston Texas United States 17 September, 2016 17 September, 2016 30548
 
Houston, Texas, United States
17 September 2016

Joint Meeting of The Society for Organic Petrography, AASP-The Palynological Society and The International Commission for Coal and Organic Petrography. The purpose of this joint meeting is to bring together a diverse group of scientists to discuss the close relationships between organic petrology and palynology, to foster thoughtful discussion and address issues that may be of benefit to furthering the respective sciences. Key themes to be addressed during joint activities include source rock/source-rock reservoir resource assessment, microscope methods of characterizing microporosity, coal characterization, and palynofacies/kerogen.

Corpus Christi Texas United States 18 September, 2016 20 September, 2016 12848
 
Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
18-20 September 2016

Save the date for the 2016 Gulf Coast Association Geological Societies (GCAGS) Annual Meeting. Watch the website for details to come.

Houston Texas United States 05 October, 2016 06 October, 2016 30596
 
Houston, Texas, United States
5-6 October 2016

The goal of this workshop is to review mature fields and to identify the amount and nature of oil that can be recovered, and to evaluate competing strategies for economically producing the remaining reserves. In addition to looking closely at fields, we will review new and improved technologies that may help revitalize reservoirs and overcome problems such as low pressure, paraffin, corrosion, and more. We will identify companies willing to offer a “no money down” approach, or other forms of innovative financing. In addition to reviewing the technology, we will review case studies.

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