The low oil price and restricted movement is the ideal time to expand the home office environment to allow for creative evaluation of all data in a company’s possession to resolve identified challenges in exploration Geoscience
This is the opinion of Ebi Omatsola. Africa’s top exploration thinker.
“That’s when its best to share knowledge with appropriate colleagues and prepare for the good days ahead when and if they come”, says the former Chief Geologist at Shell Nigeria and former MD of Conoil Producing.
“Petroleum is still the anchor for global energy”, Omatsola argues, and even if it’s very low priced at the moment, “Prices will still rise sufficiently to encourage low hanging Near Facility Exploration (NFEP)”, he explains.
Contending that natural gas is becoming the most important transition energy resource, Omatsola advises G&G (Geology and Geophysics) staff to pull out Prospect inventory and work them up, “as long as those prospects are in the NFEP category”.