Young geoscientists need resilience to succeed in their studies during these difficult times. Kirsty Lewis, a recent graduate of the Masters programme at Aberdeen University, explains the challenges she faced and overcame to obtain her MSc and a job with an oil company.
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The LNG project in Mozambique started with the discovery of huge reserves of natural gas off the
northern coast in 2010, will provide a range of social and economic benefits to Mozambique. Following his recent panel appearance at Africa Oil Week Virtual, we talk to Omar Mithá, special advisor to President Nyusi
of Mozambique, about the importance of this project to the future prosperity of this emergent regional gas producer.
How can professional organizations help young people in the industry? David Eastwell, Europe President of the American Association of Petroleum Geoscientists Young Professionals group (AAPG YP) talks about the advantages of membership, both professionally and personally.
Saudi Arabia’s leadership recently floated part of its giant state oil company, Saudi Aramco, on the Saudi stock exchange, selling shares in what was the biggest IPO (Initial Public Offering) in history. We talk to Dr Ellen Wald, author of Saudi Inc.: The Arabian Kingdom’s Pursuit of Profit and Power, about the importance of the Saudi Aramco IPO to the oil and gas industry.
Easy access to accurate maps is an important part of exploration. Francis Cram, founder and CTO of MapStand, a new open platform for easy tracking of oil and gas activities and live geo-tagged news, explains how open data access will transform the oil and gas industry.
As we move into the world of machine learning and artificial intelligence, it is increasingly important that geoscientists gain a better understanding of coding and how it can be used in the oil and gas industry. Jo Bagguley from the UK Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) tells us about an innovative approach to help improve this understanding: the coding ‘hackathon’.