explorationist

explorationist

(ˌɛkspləˈreɪʃənɪst)
n
(Professions) a person involved in exploration, esp of oil, gas, etc
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Mubarak, chief explorationist with the Southern Unconventional Resources, Exploration, and Appraisal Division at Saudi Aramco.
During his more than 50-year career in the natural resource industry, Moffett became an icon as an explorationist. He was instrumental in the discovery and development of the Grasberg deposit in Indonesia, which has grown to become one of the world's largest copper and gold deposits.
(205) A Dutch Principal Explorationist employed by the Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Limited since 2013, he was traveling alone on a personal trip.
I would like to return someday with a team of scientists to spend more time so we could conduct an extensive survey of this area." On the weekend, Galet Al-Aida, chief explorationist, Southern Area Exploration Division; and Sa'id Al-Hajri, chief explorationist, Eastern Area Exploration Division, came to experience the desert in the way of their ancestors.
Founder Chairman Energy Foundation Pakistan & Energy Economist, Javed Ahmad said that, the energy explorationist environmentalist and having 45 years of professional experience in oil, gas, coal , mineral and renewable energy sectors.
In early March 1997, the prestigious Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada gave its highest award, the 1997 Explorationist of the Year, to geologist John Felderhof.
The last ten years lithogeochemistry is playing an increasingly dominant role in many exploration programs for several reasons: 1) A better understanding of the major and trace element and isotopic characteristics of tectonic regimes containing certain deposit types, and an interest by petrologists in communicating these findings to the explorationist; 2) A refinement and proliferation of techniques used to identify geochemical gradients within hydrothermal alteration systems; 3) Increasing accuracy and cost effectiveness in analytical methods available to commercial laboratories; and 4) The availability of inexpensive, powerful hardware and software to allow the interrogation of lithogeochemical data and its incorporation in layered datasets.
Replacement of the grizzled prospector with the modern explorationist equipped with sophisticated data collection and interpretation tools, necessitated degree programs in geophysics and finally in geochemistry to complement geology and geologic engineering.
"I'm very fortunate to be a part of a particular project like this for a small junior explorationist."
He commenced his professional career as a petroleum explorationist with Shell Development Australia in Perth, then as a principal of a geophysical consulting firm in Sydney, prior to becoming Vice-President and resident director of the Swiss based international consulting firm, Petroconsultants SA, in Singapore.
The DTH hammer is well established as an explorationist's tool.
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