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Seismic Foldouts South America

Perfect Atlantic Analogues

Offshore Uruguay, regarded as an exploration frontier region with a wealth of hydrocarbon potential, is about to be tested. This article from 2012 is a Readers Choice. Find out why by reading it now!
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Country Profile Europe

Promising Portugal

Good sediment thickness; multiple trapping mechanisms; excellent energy-hungry markets nearby; and large areas available for leasing: time to take a look at underexplored Portugal.
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GEO Profile Worldwide

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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History of Oil Worldwide

The Road to OPEC 1960

Holding 77% of world's proven oil reserves and delivering 41% of production, OPEC has a powerful place in our world. Here we review how OPEC began and rose to its current position.
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GEO Tourism Australasia

Australia’s ‘Big Red’ Centre

‘Big Red’ country, encapsulated in Australia’s first National Landscape - Australia’s Red Centre is now being recognised as a major draw for global travellers seeking outstanding geotourism experiences in the country.
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Gas Hydrates

Collection of 9 articles

Hydrates are found in permafrost, on continental shelves and in the wider universe where they play an important role during the formation of planets. This collection of articles by Lasse Amundsen and Martin Landrø, and guest editors, provide essential insights into the science of these enigmatic resources.
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Staff Picks

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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