The locals call them ‘Kerry Diamonds’; beautifully clear, euhedral quartz crystals found in fault zones at the western end of the Dingle Peninsula in south-west Ireland – but the real gem is the Peninsula itself!
The last three years’ technical exploration success rate in the eastern European Pannonian Basin ranges between 83 and 94%, while the commercial oil and gas success rate is at least 50% and will probably approach the technical success rate.
Experienced oil-man John Brooks thinks that there is still a great deal of hydrocarbon potential in the deep reservoirs of the southern North Sea. To test this deep potential, we need political initiatives and the harnessing of technological innovations, coupled with a willingness by big oil, gas and energy companies to take a risk.
Presenting and seeking out global oil and gas exploration opportunities across Africa, North America, South America, North West Europe, the Mediterranean and South East Asia. A GEO ExPro conference round-up from AAPG's APPEX 2020, which took place in London on 3-5 March, 2020.
William Reid, Emily Kay, Karen Romand; ION Geophysical
Denmark has a rich exploration history with numerous hydrocarbon discoveries totalling over 100
MMboe in recoverable reserves. Recently reprocessed vintage 3D data provides the perfect platform to support any renewed exploration efforts in Denmark.
Røros, a small, charming town on the mountain plain in central Norway, is best known for its mining history, picturesque old wooden buildings and its place on UNESCO’s World Heritage list. But it is the atmosphere that make Røros a cultural gem.