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.
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.
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.
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?
Petroleum Geoscience has been taught at Imperial College in London for 100 years. Professor Richard Selley, who has spent much of his career at IC, tells us about the course and the centenary celebrations.