is the EXPLORER's annual Downhole Geology issue, and this
month's cover reflects the technological advances that are
helping to give geologists a better look at the subsurface.
include, from the top, NMR technology laboratory workers,
courtesy of Halliburton; an NMR well log reading, courtesy
of Brian Stambaugh; an immersive, 3-D view of a Gulf of Mexico
reservoir, courtesy of the University of Colorado; and a crew
in South America carrying a CMR Plus tool, courtesy of Schlumberger.
Due AAPG Awards in Denver
Sneider Is Powers Medalist
Robert M. Sneider, of Robert M. Sneider Exploration
of Houston, heads the list of those who have been named to receive
the Association's highest honors and awards for 2001. AAPG awards,
approved by the Executive Committee, will be presented at the annual
meeting in recognition of individuals for service to the profession,
the science, the Association and the public.
Candidates for AAPG office have been
given the opportunity to respond briefly to the subject: "Why I
Accepted the Invitation to be a Candidate for AAPG Office." Here
are the responses from editor candidates John C. Lorenz and Laird
OKs Position Paper
Texas Licensure Proposal Backed
The Professional Geologists Licensure proposal
to be considered by the Texas Legislature has been endorsed unanimously
by the AAPG Executive Committee.
Geologists = Three Interpretations
Geosteering: Like Landing In Fog
Ed Stockhausen details the strains, the pains and
the gains that come from geosteering a drill bit through a zone.
Geosteering is simply "the use of real-time geological and directional
data to help guide or place a well."
NMR Tools - Getting Up to Speed
Pushing the technological envelope has helped to
build the petroleum industry. Today NMR is one of the cutting edge
technologies that is changing the face of well logging.
Does Well in Lobo Trend
A Millidarcy Makes Big Difference
A case study
to Reserve Growth
Strategies Give Reservoirs Character
Here is a closer look at a proven relatively low
cost, low risk approach to building reserves.