As Britain fought for its survival during World War II, a team of American oil drillers found themselves on their way across the Atlantic to help the war effort. They became known as the 'roughnecks of Sherwood Forest'.
The Horse Hill discovery in England lies in an area considered rich in hydrocarbons but which has been ignored for decades. With the help of geologist Chris Pullan we look at the facts behind this new and much talked about discovery.
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.