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Exploration North America

Reversal in Alaska

The Bureau of Land Management announced on April 25 that the US administration under President Biden is removing almost 50% of the 23-million-acre National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPRA) from oil and gas exploration.

Editorials North America

Oiling the Culture Wars

Did you know that there are 5,200 oil and gas wells strung out below the busy streets of Los Angeles? Forget for a moment the glitzy Hollywood Hills or the J Paul Getty Museum, this is an oilman’s urban nirvana – or was.

GEO History North America

Mexico: Onshore to Offshore

From the 16th-century Spanish conquistadors to modern times, Mexico has been bound to oil. Although no longer in the top ten of the world’s leading producers, shale gas may change this picture in the future.

Exploration North America

Gulf of Mexico: The Wind of Change

The Biden–Harris administration is continuing its comprehensive review of the offshore and onshore oil and gas leasing programmes in the Gulf of Mexico, with more environmental, social and governance (ESG) pressure expected to be applied on hydrocarbon explorers.