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Q&A North America

US Tight Oil: Remaining Competitive?

Since the oil price collapse, upstream development spending has been cut worldwide at surprising rates. How is that changing the world of drilling unconventional plays in the US?
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Q&A North West Europe

Promoting the UKCS

The UK Oil and Gas Authority was recently set up as the regulator for both onshore and offshore oil and gas operations in the United Kingdom. Director of Exploration, Production and Decommissioning, Gunther Newcombe, tells us about its work and aims.
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Q&A Worldwide

Meeting Society’s Expectations

IPIECA is the global oil and gas industry association for environmental and social issues. Executive Director Brian Sullivan tells us about its aims and its importance to the industry and the wider world.
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Q&A Europe

The Next Generation of Petroleum Geoscientists

Royal Holloway, University of London recently celebrated 30 years of their MSc course in Petroleum Geoscience. To mark the occasion, they hosted a 30 year Celebratory Symposium with speakers comprising alumni as well as past and present staff members.
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Q&A Worldwide

Applying Innovations in Geophysics to the Hydrocarbon Industry

Regular GEO ExPro contributor Martin Landrø is Professor of Applied Geophysics at the Department of Petroleum Engineering and Applied Geophysics at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway. Here he discusses some of the more important innovations in the science of geophysics when applied to the hydrocarbon industry.
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Q&A Europe

Let’s Talk About Shale

Ken Cronin is CEO of UKOOG, which represents the onshore oil and gas industry in the UK, and is therefore heavily involved in ongoing discussions about unconventional exploration in the country.
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Q&A North America

Putting Science into Policy

The American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) set up the Geoscience and Energy Policy Office in Washington, D.C. in 2005. Edith Allison, Director of the Office since 2012, explains its role.
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