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I was recently asked what motivates me to volunteer for the AAPG. At first, I thought of the many benefits the AAPG has to offer. Is it the access to renowned literature and technical resources? Perhaps. Is it the chance to network and grow in a community of like-minded individuals? Definitely a deciding factor. But the more I thought about it, I realized I volunteer to make an impact.

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Explorer President’s Column

I received my 40-year certificate from AAPG. At the bottom it reads, “In Recognition and Appreciation of your Loyalty to AAPG,” but it is I who should be thanking AAPG for allowing me to be part of this great organization. AAPG allowed me to network and make contacts with smarter people than me and to learn and expand my knowledge base. This is a great profession, and I have found a career in the geological sciences to be extremely rewarding.

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Explorer Historical Highlights

Most contributions to the exploration community that get attention in articles and conventions concern the essential technical issues: petroleum geology, prospect/play risk analysis and volume expectation, economics, etc. However, once the prospect has been evaluated and the project is validated

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Latin America Blog

Volunteers kept busy throughout the region and the Earth Science Week team in Brazil reached 170 students at three schools in Curitiba.

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Events Blog

Sponsorships are now available for the American Association of Petroleum Geologists' 2020 Annual Convention and Exhibition (ACE) to be held 7–10 June, in Houston, Texas.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Events Blog

Exhibit space is available for the American Association of Petroleum Geologists' 2020 Annual Convention and Exhibition (ACE) to be held 7–10 June, in Houston, Texas.

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Explorer Article

The AAPG Student Poster Competition began in 1996, when a single first-place award was given to Ian Robert Gordon of UT Austin for his poster. Since then, the program has expanded, soon including international schools, leading to 2019, when four awards were given, some to international students. Jack Kenning, a second-year doctoral student in the Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department at UH, won with a poster entitled “Controls of Cenozoic Mass Transport Deposits on Hydrocarbon Prospectivity of the Mexican Ridges Fold-Belt, Western Gulf of Mexico.”

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Middle East Blog

Register now for GEO 2020 and save up to USD 185! Inaugurated in 1994, GEO is the largest and best attended technical event of its kind in the region. A world-class exhibition and an exceptional technical conference with presentations by key industry figures combine to offer exceptional networking, business and educational opportunities to all professionals with an interest in the future development of the Middle East’s hydrocarbon resources.

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Latin America Blog

More than 1500 participants convened on Buenos Aires for the first-ever AAPG International Conference and Exhibition (ICE) held in Argentina. ICE was just one of many activities keeping members busy in August.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Events Blog

Submit your abstracts today for the AAPG 2020 Annual Convention and Exhibition (ACE) at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas 7–10 June. Your research, knowledge, and expertise helps our geoscience community navigate towards a successful future.  

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