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Asia

GEO Tourism Asia

The Kutch Basin of Western India

The fault blocks of the Kutch Basin in western India offer to the visitor a unique opportunity to observe the Jurassic-Cretaceous-Paleogene sediments rarely outcropping anywhere else on the Western Indian continental margin. A visit to Kutch also gives an opportunity to view and enjoy the rich cultural traditions and handicrafts of western India.
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Exploration Asia

Kashagan Comes Onstream

Hailed as the largest oil field discovered in the last four decades, the Kashagan field is located about 80 km offshore Atyrau in the northern Caspian Sea. Discovered in 2000 by an international consortium, the sub-salt field is estimated to have recoverable oil reserves up to 13 Bbo. Kashagan started producing oil this September. The Kashagan Carboniferous reef reservoir, with a surface area of approximately 3,375 km<sup>2</sup>, lies below the shallow (<10m) waters of the northern Caspian Sea.
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Q&A Asia

BGP – A Fast-Growing Company

BGP Inc., China National Petroleum Corporation is one of the world’s leading geophysical service companies and undertakes more land-based geophysical surveys worldwide than any other company in the industry. We talk to Mr. Zheng Huasheng, Vice President of BGP, about the growth and aims of this exciting organization.
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Exploration Asia

The South China Sea Enigma

The South China Sea, a marginal sea between Asia (the largest continent) and the Pacific (the largest ocean) covers an area of 3.5 million square kilometres and is surrounded by sedimentary basins, some of which have produced petroleum for decades. The oceanic and the stretched continental crusts underlying the South China Sea have experienced a complex tectonic history in Cenozoic times, which geologists are only beginning to unravel.
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GEO Tourism Asia

Along the Yangtze River

Spectacular natural scenery, deep canyons, salt mining and dinosaurs – so much to see in the Chóngqìng area of south central China.
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Industry Issues Asia

Preparing for the Global Economy

The donation made through GeoScienceWorld has helped educate Indonesia’s emerging workforce by increasing the breadth of the university’s library holdings and making peer-reviewed research more accessible and easier to use for Trisakti’s 30,000 students.
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