Basin classification based on tectonic settings provides a framework not only for understanding the genesis and evolution of petroleum basins and their sedimentary fill but also process-based analogs for the exploration of frontier basins.
Tolulope Ewherido, Vice President, Technical-Geoscience at ExxonMobil, is able to satisfy her passion for technology and her interest in Big Data, while steering the
company towards the most efficient use of new digital tools.
As we move into the world of machine learning and artificial intelligence, it is increasingly important that geoscientists gain a better understanding of coding and how it can be used in the oil and gas industry. Jo Bagguley from the UK Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) tells us about an innovative approach to help improve this understanding: the coding ‘hackathon’.
An exquisitely produced new book celebrates and completes William Smith’s seminal unfinished work "Strata Identified by Organized Fossils" – and demonstrates the extraordinary skill of early nineteenth-century engravers and map makers.