GeoTourismNorth America

Editor's Patch Communication

This week's Top stories

GEO Expro Profiles Worldwide

A Petroleum Pioneer

Professor Ken Glennie's achievements range from producing some of the first maps of turbidites in the field, to being contributor and editor of the seminal work on the North Sea.
Thumb 1130x450 thumb

History of Oil Middle East

Memories of Iraqi Kurdistan

The 2003 fall of Saddam Hussein opened up semi-autonomous Kurdistan, a region which had been explored, but not developed, by the Iraq Petroleum Company (IPC) between 1946 and 1961.
Kd1 1130x450 thumb

Uncategorised Worldwide

The Petrophysicist

A look at the different geoscience careers available in the oil industry. In this inaugural article Jackie Mullinor describes her work as a petrophysicist with AGR in Aberdeen.
Thumb 1130x450 thumb

Technology Explained Worldwide

Think Molecular. It Translates into Pay!

Predicting GOR and petroleum phase volumes ahead of drilling is a crucial element of exploration strategy. The organic matter in source rocks is able to tell the story; we simply need to read it.
Thumb inverse thumb

Exploration Middle East

How Much Oil in the Middle East?

“No such galaxy of fields of the first magnitude over such a wide area has been developed in the history of the oil industry.” - Everette Lee DeGolyer, Oil in the Near East, 10 May 1940, Texas
Middle east oil fig 7 wajid sandstone hinderer thumb

Staff Picks

Exploration Europe

A Fresh Look at the Oil and Gas Potential of Greece

With a working petroleum system in place, proven by the Katakolon discovery and a number of oil shows, seeps and gas leaks, Western Greece is ready to be explored.
Thumb thumb