August News

Thrust-related folding, Montagne de Seremand (Virieu-le-Grand, French Jura), looking NW.

The Jura mountains in SE France seem to be often overlooked by geologists drawn to the large-scale nappes in the main parts of the Alpine chain. That’s a pity, because there’s some fantastic scenery and a lot of fold and thrust structures exposed across the region that make good analogues for compressional belts elsewhere ……

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June News Update

Surveying stockpile volumes – using UAV and GNSS to ensure high resolution, high spatial precision, and low cost.

It’s amazing what you can get done in less than 45 minutes using a drone! The deployment of 10 of our low-cost, high-accuracy GNSS ground control units not only enables us to achieve spatial precision of 1-2 cm in X, Y, and Z, but also allows us to offer detailed, rapid surveys at a highly…

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May News

A busy month with more industry-focused conferences… We’ll be at the Geological Society on May 19th for Finding Petroleum’s meeting on the challenges of doing business in Iran. Obviously we have a very strong geoscience interest in the entire Zagros region, so it will be interesting to hear more about the wider business challenges facing…

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April News

AAPG’s International Conference & Exhibition returns to Barcelona this month. We’ll be there, presenting on “Prediction of fracture networks in structural traps: Insights from outcrop characterisation of four-way closing anticlines in reservoir analogues.” This will highlight the results of some recent fieldwork we’ve being doing in collaboration the Petroleum Institute in Abu Dhabi, based on…

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March News

It’s a busy time for us at the upcoming GEO2016 in Bahrain, with three presentations scheduled in a single morning, covering fracture systems in UAE, fracture scaling properties in carbonate reservoirs in NE Iraq, and a more regional look at the Zagros, comparing structure and tectonics in Iran with Iraq and SE Turkey.

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February News

Following the success of last month’s Zagros workshop, held in London in collaboration with Nautilus, some people who were unable to attend have asked whether we plan to schedule other events on a similar theme. Contact us if you’re interested and we’ll keep you fully posted. Some of our recent research has appeared in this…

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