Vol. 14, No. 6

This edition of GEO ExPro magazine focuses on North West Europe; Frontier Exploration; Seismic Imaging; and Managing Risk in E&P.

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5 Editorial

6 Regional Update

8 Licensing Update

10 A Minute to Read

34 History of Oil: Newark East Barnett – Shale’s Spindletop

58 GEO Cities: Great Yarmouth – An Unlikely E&P Hub

70 GEO Media: Geological Storage of CO2

72 Exploration Update

74 Q&A: Women in the Energy Sector

76 Global Resource Management


14 Cover Story GEO Tourism: Faroe Islands – Europe’s Best Kept Secret

20 Seismic Foldout: Brazil is Back in the Game

26 GEO Physics: Imaging Shallow Reservoirs Through Innovation

30 Technology Explained: 3D Printing – A Dip Into an Evolving Technology

38 Industry Issues: Potential Risks from Outdated Technology

42 Seismic Foldout: The East Shetland Platform

48 Recent Advances in Technology: An Introduction to Deep Learning – Part II

52 Exploration: Insights into Exploration – Tools for a New Era

60 Industry Issues: Managing Funding Risks in E&P

64 Seismic Foldout: Exploring West of Shetland


GEO Cities Europe

Great Yarmouth: An Unlikely E&P Hub

Tucked away about as far to the east as you can get in the UK is a small fishing town that for over 50 years has played an important role in the exploration for oil and gas in the North Sea.