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GEO Tourism Europe

Sun, Sea, and Sarakiniko

The volcanic island of Milos is a horseshoeshaped gem rising out of the azure waters of the Aegean Sea, where the geological tourist will never be bored.
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Country Profile Middle East

Petroleum Systems in Jordan.

Despite a long exploration history, only two producing fields have been found in Jordan, yet it has proven petroleum systems and reserves of both shale oil and gas. We look at the potential within this long-neglected Middle Eastern country.
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GEO Profile Africa

Ben Asante: Riding the Wave

Benjamin Asante, until recently a senior geoscientist at the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, has ridden the wave of Ghana’s national development. Although his story is full of significant and unusual personal firsts, it also reflects the rapid economic and social development of a postcolonial African state.
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Exploration Europe

Whale Hunters Seek Elephants

Atlantic Petroleum is a small independent E&P company with big ambitions. With a strong concentration on technical expertise and some very creative geoscientists, it is looking at some exciting exploration licences on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
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GEO Physics Europe

Towed Streamer EM for Success

See the 'Big Picture' and the 'Details'. Using a towed streamer EM system makes it possible to use the same data to determine resistivity on a scale of a few hundred kilometres, and at the scale of the reservoir.
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Exploration Africa

Exploration in the East African Rift System

Billions of barrels of oil have been discovered in the East African Rifts in recent years, but it remains highly underexplored with only two rifts partially explored so far.
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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
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