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The New Exploration Journey: Are we there yet?Green Open Access

Authors: Neil Hodgson and Karyna Rodriguez
Journal name: First Break
Issue: Vol 37, No 10, October 2019 pp. 55 - 59
DOI: 10.3997/1365-2397.2019028
Language: English
Info: Article, PDF ( 1.13Mb )

The truth, inconvenient perhaps but evident nonetheless, is that we are still far from done exploring for oil and gas. As our technology lets us explore in deeper water we are gaining a new understanding of the hydrocarbon systems active on the world’s passive margins, which will allow us to find where we had not looked, or we overlooked before. We have a vision of future demand for fossil fuel energy growing year by year, pulling people out of poverty all over the globe, bringing wealth, energy and opportunity. A key question for us though is which new arenas are looking promising to supply the oil and gas that will meet future hydrocarbon and energy demands?

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