Introduction

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Abstract

The Energy Minerals Division (EMD) of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) is a membership-based, technical interest group having the primary goal of advancing the science of geology, especially as it relates to exploration, discovery, and production of unconventional energy resources. Current research on unconventional energy resources is rapidly changing and exploration and development efforts for these resources are constantly expanding. Nine summaries derived from 2011 committee reports presented at the EMD Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas in April, 2011, are contained in this review. The complete set of committee reports is available to AAPG members at http://emd.aapg.org/members_only/ annual2011/index.cfm. This report updates the 2006 and 2009 EMD unconventional energy review published in this journal (American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Energy Minerals Division 2007, 2009).

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Introduction
Series title Natural Resources Research
DOI 10.1007/s11053-011-9157-x
Volume 20
Issue 4
Year Published 2011
Language English
Publisher springer
Contributing office(s) Eastern Energy Resources Science Center
Description 1 p.
First page 279
Last page 280
Public Comments This publication is a section in a larger report, Unconventional Energy Resources: 2011 Review, which occupies pages 279-328 of volume 20, issue 4 of Natural Resources Research journal.
Country United States