Thomas Chidsey quietly goes about his work at the Utah Geological Survey, rarely making any headlines or seeking notoriety, yet this dedicated and humble geoscientist carries out those ‘extras’ that clearly set him apart from his peers.
According to Bernard Duval, geologists are the happiest people around because “we have fun!” He tells us about his long and illustrious career in oil and gas exploration, for which he was awarded the AAPG Distinguished Achievement Award in 1995.
Maggy Shino is Petroleum Commissioner at the Namibian Ministry of Mines and Energy. An environmental scientist and petroleum geochemist, she is passionate about finding and utilising the resources that will help her country progress.
Tolulope Ewherido, Vice President, Technical-Geoscience at ExxonMobil, is able to satisfy her passion for technology and her interest in Big Data, while steering the
company towards the most efficient use of new digital tools.
Cath Norman’s belief in the application of new airborne technologies led her to become
Managing Director of the Australian exploration company which went on to make the biggest
offshore oil discovery in 2014.