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Advancing computer technology and increasingly sophisticated software packages are inundating the geosciences in exponential numbers – a trend that many say reflects and portends major changes in both the profession and the industry. Simply put, computer programs are quickly chipping away at the risks and costs of exploration, turning the hunt for oil and gas into a more accurate and precise science.

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Explorer Article

An aging geoscience workforce coupled with college graduates lacking the requisite field experience to find employment could translate soon to a significant skills gap in the oilfield, according to a recent report from the American Geosciences Institute.

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Africa Blog

AAPG is proud to announce the Inaugural Student Chapter Wiki Write-Off.

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Africa Blog

AAPG’s Nigerian Affiliate the Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists held her 32nd annual conference in Lagos. The conference featured several engaging and stimulating programs with significant participation from AAPG Africa Region.

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Explorer Regions and Sections

Since establishment of AAPG Africa in 2000, the Region’s leadership teams over the years have shown strong commitment and passion toward the Association achieving its goals for the region. Their dedicated efforts have resulted in not only an increased awareness of AAPG, but also steady growth of the Region’s membership, from 450 in 1999 to over 3,060 in June 2014.

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Explorer Article

Team registrations are now being accepted for this year’s AAPG-AAPG Foundation’s Imperial Barrel Award program (IBA), an annual prospective basin evaluation competition for geoscience graduate students from universities around the world.

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Explorer Article

In the beginning of student expositions – even before the beginning, really – there were two women in an office: a mentor and a student. And one idea.

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Africa Blog

The regional lecture involving AAPG Distinguished Lecturer Terry Engelder was held successfully in Cairo in September 2014 and was the result of collaborative efforts between AAPG Africa Region and the Egyptian Petroleum Exploration Society.

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Africa Blog

The AAPG Africa Region IBA 2015 competition will take place among 22 teams from six African countries.

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Latin America Blog

AAPG (American Association of Petroleum Geologists), SEG (Society of Economic Geologists) and SEG (Society of Exploration Geophysicists), student chapters of National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) organized the Second Latin American Geosciences Student Conference from 4 to 7 August 2014. The conference was hosted in Mexico City, the biggest city in Mexico and a major scientific and industrial center in Latin America.

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