Pharmacist and amateur
photographer Robert Goodell was on Captain Don's Whale Watching
Tour off Coal Point in the Santa Barbara Channel when he snapped
this photo of a humpback whale broaching near Platform Holly. Humpbacks
and Blue whales are prolific in the area during the summer months,
feasting on the krill that thrive near the platforms. A series
of articles notes how the industry tries to live as peacefully
with activists as whales do with oil production.
announced for 2003-04.
results are in:
Members shared their thoughts and preferences
about AAPG via the recent official survey of our membership.
for an oil company to survive -- and even hrive --
in a place where people don't like the oil industry? Before answering,
consider the case of California-based Venoco.
the "good fight"
this geologist helps the environmentally conscious understand her
is a day that lives in infamy. But January 29, 1969
is another date that was made infamous, due to the Santa Barbara
Channel oil spill that changed the course of exploration history.
won the recently concluded AAPG membership drive
really. This simpler answer makes it easier to understand.
that may hold secrets to understanding deepwater
reservoirs are providing new clues to scientists, thanks largely
to new 3-D laser technologies.
the Gulf of Mexico discover that if a picture is
worth a thousand words, a suite of 3-D images is worth an encyclopedia's
set of knowledge.
training center offers
a place for geoscientists to brush up their computer skills.
on the AAPG Web site? The answer is plenty -- even
if you visited the site just yesterday.