Letter opposing proposed licensing changes signed by the Presidents of AAPG and DPA is sent to the Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists.
New Reserves Classification Guidelines available
Guidelines for Application of the Petroleum Resources Managmeent System (PRMS) is now available for free download as a PDF.
This paper identifies five technical areas essential to enabling the nation’s independent oil and natural gas producers to deliver the petroleum resources that U.S. consumers require for everyday living. It was prepared as a reference document for the use of the AAPG Geoscience & Energy Office in Washington, D.C. as it communicates with policy makers.
Oil and gas related tax issues
in President Obama’s FY2010 budget
A voice in both industry and government affairs though the established committees within the DPA such as the Governmental Affairs Committee. In addition, the GAC prepares official Statements, which are then approved by the DPA President, and the AAPG Executive Committee.
As a professional, scientific association, AAPG is a credible source of information of interest to a wide spectrum of individuals. AAPG has a proud history of providing information to decision-makers and the public on matters concerning the science and profession of petroleum exploration.
In this role, AAPG has given testimony before the U.S. Congress, provided information to lawmakers on a national, state and local level, and has adopted statements that the association believes are of importance.
The following are the statements that are currently in effect. These will be reviewed periodically.
AAPG Statements on:
- Onshore Access
- Geologic Carbon Storage
- Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf Resources
- Hydraulic Fracturing
- Preservation of Geological and Geophysical Data
- National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska Access
- Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Access
- United States National Energy Supply
- Climate Change
- Tax Reform
- Natural Gas Supply Concerns
- Reformation of the Endangered Species Act
- Reformation of the Clean Water Act -- Wetlands Access
- Offshore OCS Access
- Research and Development Needs
- Oil and Gas Workforce Needs in the 21st Century