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The Eastern Section of the AAPG represents 13 member societies in the eastern United States. The society holds their annual meeting every year in different locations across the region. These annual meetings cover topics in conventional hydrocarbon exploration and production, unconventional resources such as shale gas, carbon sequestration, and environmental solutions.

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25 Sept

45th Annual Eastern Section AAPG Meeting

Located in Lexington, Kentucky

Join us in the Bluegrass of Kentucky for the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Eastern Section AAPG.The meeting is hosted by the Geological Society of Kentucky and the Kentucky Geological Survey, and will be held in the heart of Lexington at the Lexington Convention Center. Our workshops, field trips, and technical sessions will comprise an ambitious program addressing many of the resource opportunities and challenges in the Appalachian, Illinois, and Michigan Basins. Abstracts due MAY 20, 2016. Pre-meeting workshops and field trips willbegin Saturday, September 24. The meeting will open with a welcome sessionon Sunday, September 25. There will be technical sessions on Monday and Tuesday, September 26 and 27. Post-meeting events are being planned for Wednesday, September 28. We invite you to save these dates, September 25 to 27, 2016, and join us.

  • Mississippian/Pennsylvanian exploration
  • Devonian shale exploration and development
  • Utica/Point Pleasant exploration and development
  • Cambrian stratigraphy, source rocks, and emerging plays
  • Innovations in drilling and completion technologies
  • Hydraulic fracturing, waste disposal, and induced seismicity
  • Coal, tar sands, and energy minerals
  • Structural geology of reservoirs and tectonic effects
  • Shallow well horizontal drilling techniques and results
  • Geophysics: gravity, magnetics, remote sensing, LiDAR
  • Subsurface data distribution and access
  • Geologic carbon storage: activity and issues
  • Student-based research (undergraduate and graduate)
  • Government: oil and gas regulation and policy

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Monday Sept 25, 2017 thru Wednesday Sept 27, 2017
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Fieldtrips will be Sept 24 and Sept 25

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