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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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“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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GEO Profile Africa

Ben Asante: Riding the Wave

Benjamin Asante, until recently a senior geoscientist at the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, has ridden the wave of Ghana’s national development. Although his story is full of significant and unusual personal firsts, it also reflects the rapid economic and social development of a postcolonial African state.
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Never Hold Back

Dr. Robert E. Sheriff learned early in his career “to never withhold information or ideas for later use,” leaving a lasting legacy to his family, the geophysics community, and our society.
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Eddy Belle: Promoting the Seychelles

Eddy Belle is passionate about the hydrocarbon potential of the Seychelles Islands, in the Indian Ocean off the coast of East Africa – and also about their natural and historical heritage and their excellence as a tourist destination.

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Mapping Out a Career

For almost 50 years, Derek Fairhead, founder and President of Getech, has studied the earth’s gravity and magnetic data. Now, close to retirement from the rapidly expanding AIM-listed company he has helped to build, he reviews a career.
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GEO Profile Africa

Duncan Clarke: Economics and the Oil Game in Africa

Duncan Clarke is one of the best known names in the upstream oil industry as an advisor to governments and oil companies, the author of a number of books, founder and chairman of Global Pacific & Partners, and the co-host (with senior partner and chief executive, Babette van Gessel) of the landmark and highly-popular annual Africa Oil Week/Africa Upstream Conference, held in Cape Town. But how did an economist from Southern Africa get involved with the oil industry at all?
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Fun, Cooperation and Risk-Taking.

Lee Krystinik, who recently retired as President of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, tells us why he thinks the organisation is a vital resource for the industry – and why the petroleum geologist is a natural risk-taker, both at work and play.
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A Petroleum Pioneer

Professor Ken Glennie has spent a lifetime at the forefront of the oil industry. His achievements range from producing some of the first maps of turbidites in the field, to being contributor and editor of the seminal work on the North Sea. He talks to GeoExpro about his exciting, productive and very full career.
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A Pioneer of Petroleum Geochemistry

Wallace Dow, who sadly passed away in June 2016, had a long and successful career pioneering the science of source rock geochemistry, playing a leading role in the advancement of vitrinite reflectance and kerogen type studies, as well as the concept of oil-source correlation. This article looks back at a celebrated life and career.
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Making Geology Accessible

Renowned palaeontologist and writer Dr. Richard Fortey is the President of the Geological Society in its bicentennial year. Author of five ‘popular’ books about geology, as well as numerous scientific papers, in 2006 he was awarded the prestigious Michael Faraday Prize for science communication.
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Anatoly Zolotukhin: International Specialist

Dr. Professor ANATOLY ZOLOTUKHIN is the Deputy Chancellor on International Affairs at the famous Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas. A world renowned expert, he is a dedicated teacher, with a firm belief in the importance of international communication at all levels in the petroleum industry.
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