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GEO Science Explained Worldwide

Folds and Folding - Part I

Rock folds are found in various shapes and sizes on Earth, and people are often amazed to see how large blocks of hard rocks have been folded like ocean waves. But fascination with folds is also shared by the petroleum industry. In this two-part article we unfold rock ‘folds’ to better understand their geometry and genesis.
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GEO Science Explained Worldwide

60 Years of Innovation

Emerging through privatization of state entities, Romanian company Prospectiuni has developed into the leading geophysical and geological service company in south-east Europe, and now operates in the Middle East and Africa as well as throughout Europe.
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GEO Science Explained North America

The Miocene Monterey Formation

The Los Angeles Basin is the most productive basin by area in the world – and the Miocene Monterey Formation, which is exposed along the coast and in the hills of the Palos Verdes Peninsula, is the prolific source rock for this basin.
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GEO Science Explained Worldwide

Advancing Operational Efficiency

Halliburton fracs more wells than any other company. It is therefore hardly surprising that a Halliburton company, Landmark, is developing cutting edge tools to optimize the drilling of successful wells in unconventional reservoirs.
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GEO Science Explained Asia

Central Asia: Cutting Edge Technology in Frontier Exploration

Central Asia represents an exciting frontier for oil exploration, from sub-salt to sub-thrust exploration. The region remains a hive of activity, boasting some of the largest oil and gas fields in the world, including Yolotan (Turkmenistan), Gazli (Uzbekistan) and Karachaganak (Kazakhstan). The implementation of new technology has revealed significant new potential in the Amu-Darya, Ustyurt and Afghan- Tajik Basins.
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GEO Science Explained Europe

Fertilising the Future

York Potash, a mining company based in north-east England, have discovered significant quantities of minerals for use as fertiliser, using technologies familiar to the oil and gas business.
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GEO Science Explained Worldwide

ObliQ Technology Improves Seismic Imaging

In a marine geophysical survey, every attempt is made to maintain the streamer at a constant optimum depth. But there are issues involved in selecting that optimum depth; too shallow, and the record tends to be noisy; too deep, and a ghost notch appears in the useful bandwidth of the seismic signal.
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