Kris Piessens, GSB; Gregor Gotzl, GBA; Klaus Hinsby and Jorgen Tulstrup, GEUS; Antje Wittenberg, BGR; Serge Van Gessel and Joop Hasselman, TNO
It is a misconception that abandoning fossil fuels reduces the importance of the subsurface – whilst the use of it will materially change, it continues to play a crucial role in every aspect of human life.
From the 16th-century Spanish conquistadors to modern times, Mexico has been bound to oil. Although no longer in the top ten of the world’s leading producers, shale gas may change this picture in the future.
Neil Hodgson, Karyna Rodriguez, Dennys Uyen, Searcher; Julia Davies and Lauren Found, Discover Geoscience
The heroic story of Peru’s first oil discovery east of the Andes and the passion and determination of the entrepreneurs who made this happen has been brilliantly captured by Simon Lunn in his book Agua Caliente published by Amazon.
Geoscience magazine GEO ExPro Vol. 18, No. 5 is now available for download. This issue of GEO ExPro focuses on The Gulf of Mexico; Russia and the FSU; Non-Seismic Geophysics and Carbon Capture, Storage and Usage.
Mars is home to the solar systems’ largest volcano, its deepest canyon, and it has thick sedimentary rock formations that are mind bogglingly old. Join Dr Neil Hodgson to look at the view you get from the shoulders of NASA as we explore the geology of the Red Planet in one of our Geotalks webinars. Webinar recording is included in this article.
MNSH PRIME 3D is a multi-client new acquisition program from ION Geophysical that covers approximately 11,700km2 of the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS).