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GEO Profile Africa

Building the Future

Having experienced the hell of civil war, Dr. Ibrahima Diaby, CEO of Côte d’Ivoire’s state oil company, hopes that exploration for oil and gas will help his country to grow and develop.
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GEO Profile Europe

Triumph and Tragedy

Kevin Topham was on the Sea Gem when it made the first commercial discovery in the UK North Sea in December 1965 and also when it collapsed, with the death of 13 men. He tells us his story.
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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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