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  • 13 Nov 2019
    John W. Snedden

    10 Ways that the Gulf of Mexico “Super Basin” has Reinvented Itself

    If you want to understand how it went from being called the “Dead Sea” to the world’s most important “Super Basin”, read the new book Gulf of Mexico Sedimentary Basin: Depositional Evolution and Petroleum Applications.  This is the first comprehensive study of the basin and its petroleum endowment in almost 40 years. With an estimated […]

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  • 8 Apr 2013
    Peter Z. Grossman

    The Future of Fracking

    Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking” as it’s commonly called, has been touted as a great boon to humanity and at the same time, condemned as a great danger. As usual, the reality lies somewhere in between. Fracking is a process of cracking rock formations (mainly shale) with high pressure water mixed with chemicals to release natural […]

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