Middle East

Geology Middle East

Khuff: A Major Reservoir

The Permo-Triassic Khuff reservoir is one of the most productive gas fields in the world. What are the factors which have helped it to become so prolific?
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Exploration Middle East

Lebanon. The New Levantine Exploration Opportunity.

Lebanon lies at the centre of known regional hydrocarbon systems, but it is poorly explored and understood, possibly due to topographic challenges to terrestrial geophysical acquisition. A recently acquired suite of airborne geophysical measurements complemented by sub-surface regional resistivity data aims to remedy this situation.
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GEO Profile Middle East

Dedicated to the Industry

Mahmoud Abdulbaqi, retired VP of E&P at Saudi Aramco, and one of the founders of the Bahrain GEO series of conferences, tells us about his career and his belief that the way forward for the industry is through finding, educating, training and retaining the right people.
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Editorials Middle East

The End of an Era – or More of the Same?

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, who died in January 2015, had effectively ruled Saudi Arabia since 1996. During that time he introduced some tentative reforms but basically continued the 'status quo'. So what can we expect from his successor, Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud?
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