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The Chief Geophysicist

Phil Fontana is the Chief Geophysicist for seismic company Polarcus. He tells us about the career path which led to this role and what it entails – and why geophysics still excites him.
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The Pore Pressure Expert

Ajesh John is a Lead Operations Geologist for Cairn India, and is a pore pressure specialist. He explains how his role fits into the E&P cycle, and suggests what makes a good pore pressure expert.
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The Petrophysicist

This new column takes a look at the different geoscience careers available in the oil industry and shows exactly what each one entails. In this inaugural article Jackie Mullinor describes her work as a petrophysicist with AGR in Aberdeen, and explains how the science of petrophysics fits into the exploration cycle.
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The Stratigrapher

Dr. Phil Copestake explains how stratigraphy fits into the cycle of petroleum exploration and why he enjoys his work.
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A Passionate Geologist

Executive Vice President of Exploration for Shell, Ceri Powell, talks to us about her life and career - and how it felt to be described (in Fortune Magazine) as the 21st most powerful woman in the world.
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Psychology of Exploration

Setting out to explore for hydrocarbons, Noble Energy’s Susan Cunningham found herself on a journey of self-exploration, which led to a host of discoveries beyond her wildest imagination.
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A Challenging Job!

A move from geophysical R&D into marketing, sparked partly by his proficiency in English, was an unusual career path for BGP geophysicist Liu Juxiang, but it has taken him all around the world in a job he loves.
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Field-based Training: Luxury or Necessity?

What is the role of field geology today, what will it be in the future and what specifically is the importance of field-based training to petroleum geosciences? Is it a ‘luxury’ we cannot afford to give up?
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A collection of articles, written by experienced practitioners, with the goal of providing concise and readable summaries of their specialist area of expertise.
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