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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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Editorials Middle East

The End of an Era – or More of the Same?

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, who died in January 2015, had effectively ruled Saudi Arabia since 1996. During that time he introduced some tentative reforms but basically continued the 'status quo'. So what can we expect from his successor, Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud?
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GEO Media Middle East

The Petroleum Geology of Iraq

A comprehensive, up-to-date appraisal of the reservoir rocks, source rocks, seals and traps that control Iraq’s petroleum resources is reviewed by Munim Al-Rawi, an expert in the regional petroleum geology of the Middle East.
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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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