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Energy Transition Forum 2018

Energy Transition Forum 2018


What additional skills will need to be included in degree courses, training and mentoring programmes to provide the geoscientist of the future with the capabilities required and to encourage them to embrace new ways of working. How do we attract, teach and develop these people? Professor Iain Stewart, from Plymouth University, talks about the changes in geosciences studies during the AAPG Energy Transition Forum, held in Amsterdam, September 5-6 2018.

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Explorer President’s Column

“When you think about the future of energy in the year 2025, seven years from now, I see ______?” This was one of the digital interactive questions asked at the Energy Transitions Forum in Amsterdam last month. The answers from a room of energy professionals were telling: diversity, renewables, energy, change, hybrid, oil, gas. The Forum addressed how companies and geoscientists can broaden their roles for energy transitions that can include a lower-carbon future.

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Article

Charting the landscape of the future of the oil and gas industry is the purpose behind the AAPG “Energy Transition Forum – A New Era for Geoscience,” in the Netherlands later this year. The forum includes professionals from Shell, Statoil, The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies, University of Plymouth, Schlumberger, K-UTEC IBM, International Geothermal Association and Google.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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Call it a mid-life crisis. Call it geology on fire. Whatever it was, something compelled Iain Stewart to leave his job as a college professor in London 12 years ago and essentially stay unemployed with a wife and two children while he figured out the next step in his career.
American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)

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