Explorer Business Side of Geology Column

Joseph Campbell showed us the power of myths: They inform, guide and sustain us in key functions of our lives — relationships, spirituality and work.

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Explorer Business Side of Geology Column

There seems to be a lot of confusion about the relationship between chance of success for a drilling prospect and various possible outcomes of recoverable reserves. Such confusion could lead to bad E&P business decisions.

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Response to quantity of seismic data so quiet it's deafening.

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Did you hear the one about the fella with a cell phone for an office and no seismic equipment, jockeying with the big seismic industry's guys for a job?

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OCS report … is it time to increase production in the Gulf of Mexico? Is increase possible?

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Anthropology and energy exploration may seem to be strange bedfellows, but when it comes to global efforts in exotic locations, it's an increasingly valuable marriage.

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When a panel of experts talked in Austin about the future of oil and gas in North America, a surprising consensus emerged: Get ready for the age of natural gas.

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Too much information: When it comes to oil and gas exploration, how much data is enough -- and when is it too much?

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Quiz time: Why does the price of gasoline rise before a holiday?

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Education. Education. Education.

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Short Course
Houston, Texas
Sunday, 25 July 2021, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

This course provides a robust framework for assessing uncertainty and risk in unconventional projects. It begins by summarizing the key discipline-specific workflows and work products needed to characterize your project.

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Short Course
Houston, Texas
Saturday, 24 July Sunday, 25 July 2021, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

This 16 hour course follows the life cycle of an oil or gas property, from concept to abandonment, from the engineer’s point of view. Case histories are used to illustrate the geophysical tools that the engineering group would apply to solve an oil field development problem at various points in the property’s lifetime.

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Workshop
Muscat, Oman
Monday, 7 February Wednesday, 9 February 2022, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Save the date! Join us for the Exploration in Mature Basins GTW to be held from 7-9 February 2022 in Muscat, Oman. More information to follow soon.

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Workshop
Egypt
Monday, 13 December Wednesday, 15 December 2021, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Save the date for the Future Challenging Exploration in Mega-Hydrocarbon Hub GTW to be held from 13-15 December 2021 in Cairo, Egypt. More information to follow soon.

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Workshop
Virtual Workshop
Tuesday, 14 September Wednesday, 15 September 2021, 7:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

The Caribbean Technical Symposium and E&P Summit: Recent Activity and Exploration Opportunities includes a technical symposium featuring regional geology and hydrocarbon potential on September 14 and an E&P Summit featuring panel discussions with industry executives on September 15.

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VG Abstract

This is a less-technical education topic. It can be condensed to an hour or given as 2 two-hour sessions. It stresses selected controversial aspects of fracking that touch some combination of environment and economics and includes a short video of how fracking is done.

Request a visit from David Weinberg!

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