Geoscience magazine GEO ExPro Vol. 17, No. 2 is available for download. This edition of GEO ExPro focuses on North America and the Gulf of Mexico; New Technologies; Near Surface Geophysics; and Changing Public Perceptions.
The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in some welcome shows of solidarity, as countries help each other out with medical assistance, urgent supplies and, importantly, research into vaccines and cures, and it will undoubtedly have some positive long-term effects on the environment.
Subsurface interpretation using AI is here and being used on live projects. It is delivering clear improvements in subsurface understanding at a time when it has never been more important to make the correct decision to drill or to drop.
Jeremy Woods and Victoria Hoare, Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College London
The Global and European Calculators are tools that can be used for both exploring the future of our climate and working out what can be done about it, helping us better understand climate complexities.
Is it time for the world’s most influential oil players – OPEC, North America and Russia – to engage and take collective leadership and responsibility? 2020 has already demonstrated that stabilizing oil markets has passed the politics of finger pointing and blaming each other.
According to Bernard Duval, geologists are the happiest people around because “we have fun!” He tells us about his long and illustrious career in oil and gas exploration, for which he was awarded the AAPG Distinguished Achievement Award in 1995.