Breathtaking views, surreal landscapes, and the chance to come face to face with an active volcano, the Island of Hawai‘i offers the geotourist encounters of a lifetime, and scientists a window into a volcano’s inner workings.
The Hoop Basin was named after Der Hoop, a ship belonging to one of the great Arctic explorers, William Barents. Meaning ’hope’ in his native Dutch, this continues to reflect the aspiration of today’s oil industry that the hydrocarbon potential of the greater Hoop area will be fulfilled.
One of the last intact wildernesses left on earth, Papua New Guinea is experiencing an unprecedented resurgence of interest from the hydrocarbon industry. Is it possible to encourage the advances of modernisation and the oil industry without jeopardising the ecology and culture of this amazing country?
From microscopic core analysis of the wellbore to seismic data measurements of rock properties between wells, a multidisciplinary team is essential when solving exploration and production problems in complex reservoirs.