Bulletin Article

 
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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Because of its significant impact on relative permeability, capillary pressure, stimulation methods, and ultimate recovery, the wettability of reservoir rocks is a critical factor of the petroleum recovery process. However, characterizing the wettability of shale with extremely low matrix permeabilities is a challenging task because of the dominant presence of nanopores in shale and high heterogeneity of shale compositions at multiple scales.
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Events Blog

 

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 Article

 
Since the dramatic expansion of AAPG/ AAPG Foundation’s Visiting Geoscientist program in the fall of 2014, thousands of students around the globe have benefited from it.
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While the outcry against the petroleum industry drilling in residential areas is as high as ever, a small, privately-held petroleum and real estate company in Midland, Texas, is making headlines for pulling off what some might consider an impossible feat: creating communities where people are willingly moving onto active oil and gas fields and living harmoniously with t he industry.

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Explorer Division Column DPA

 
In the interest of continuing my theme of “Spreading the Word” about AAPG’s Division of Professional Affairs, here’s an update on some exciting events organized by DPA members for the spring of 2016. Many of you may be familiar with the Playmaker concept, as we have previously held five very successful events.
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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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