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GEO Profile Europe

Making a Difference

Gladys Gonzalez, 2013–2014 President of the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers, is an enthusiastic geoscientist, committed to increasing diversity in the oil and gas industry.
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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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GEO Profile Middle East

Dedicated to the Industry

Mahmoud Abdulbaqi, retired VP of E&P at Saudi Aramco, and one of the founders of the Bahrain GEO series of conferences, tells us about his career and his belief that the way forward for the industry is through finding, educating, training and retaining the right people.
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GEO Profile Worldwide

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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GEO Profile Europe

“Oil Has Been Good to Me”

Ian Forrest was a founder member of the Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain, which celebrated its 50th anniversary last year. Raised in one of the poorer parts of Glasgow in Scotland, he flew with the RAF in World War II before going on to explore for hydrocarbons in many parts of the world. Here he tells us about his long and exciting life in oil.
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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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GEO Profile North America

Never Hold Back

Dr. Robert E. Sheriff learned early in his career “to never withhold information or ideas for later use,” leaving a lasting legacy to his family, the geophysics community, and our society.
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GEO Profile Africa

Eddy Belle: Promoting the Seychelles

Eddy Belle is passionate about the hydrocarbon potential of the Seychelles Islands, in the Indian Ocean off the coast of East Africa – and also about their natural and historical heritage and their excellence as a tourist destination.

GEO Profile Europe

Mapping Out a Career

For almost 50 years, Derek Fairhead, founder and President of Getech, has studied the earth’s gravity and magnetic data. Now, close to retirement from the rapidly expanding AIM-listed company he has helped to build, he reviews a career.
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