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A report on Alaska's untapped petroleum potential is included in our annual World Developments issue: Is the midnight rainbow over Alaska's Atigun Gorge an appropriate harbinger of good times? Light colored carbonate rocks (Carboniferous Lisburne Group) form the main bluffs above darker colored rocks (Permian Echooka Formation), in a section near the Trans-Alaska Pipeline in the Brooks Range foothills, about 125 miles south of Prudhoe Bay.
Photo courtesy of David Houseknecht.

Candidates Added: Alfredo Guzmán, Charles R. Noll and Peter R. Rose, candidates for president-elect of AAPG, present their bios and explain why they are candidates for AAPG office.

Membership Drive

Dallas Annual Meeting opens registration

APPEX London 2004

A new format for training is introduced through AAPG's Education programs. The WEC may be just what you've been waiting for.

EMD Award Winners

President's Column:
Public Outreach Is Everyone's Duty
Looking Back:
If the Data Doesn't Fit, You Must Admit (It)
Director's Corner:
Ethics Inquiry Procedure Intact
Division Column -- DPA:
A Rewarding Journey:
Find the Zen of Networking
International Bulletin Board:
Canada's Region
Geophysical Corner:
There is no Geophysical Corner this issue.

The president and CEO of a Houston-based independent oil company makes a compelling case for companies to expand their operations worldwide.

Investment in Russia's oil industry: Good idea? Bad idea? Words of wisdom from some with experience.

From Russia, with love: A group of geologists and geoscientists from Lukoil comes to AAPG headquarters in Tulsa for 28 days of intensive scientific training.

There's more to Alaska than Prudhoe Bay: New technology and some surprising geological discoveries are helping to reawaken Alaska's petroleum promise.

An ambitious new drilling program in Australia's offshore Gippsland Basin is about to begin, based on new state-of-the-art 3-D seismic data.

The petroleum industry and government researchers have joined forces to study gas hydrate accumulations in the Gulf of Mexico.

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