Devon and Cornwall, a Four Hundred Kilometre Journey?

During his semi-retirement, John Donato has been using some of his spare time to work with the academic ‘Beneath Britain Group’, formed as a joint initiative between UKOGL (UK Onshore Geophysical Library) and the Department of Earth Sciences at Oxford University. He has recently published a third paper on the Beneath Britain website, this time authored jointly with Chris Pullan (CP Exploration). Continue reading to get a flavour of this new publication entitled 'The Eastern Extension of Southwest England under the Mesozoic Southern England Basin and its Variscan Dextral Translation'.

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Deep Geothermal Energy Report

Merlin is committed to using our geoscience expertise to contribute to the goal of achieving Net Zero by 2050. We are happy to support a new report from the REA and Arup that describes the potential opportunities for deep geothermal energy in the UK and will raise awareness of this important technology and its benefits. Read the full article to find out more.

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What did Python ever do for us?

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There’s no denying that knowledge of a programming language is a useful skill to have as we move towards an ever increasingly digital workplace. It signifies freedom to break away from software constraints by providing a platform where you can create your own processes. Interested? Read more about how and why Eleanor Oldham started learning Python and how coding may benefit you in our latest newsletter.

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Prospex 2020

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It was a pleasure to be able to attend Prospex 2020 in December last year, albeit virtually. In addition to hearing about prospects available for farm-in, there were discussions of what a net zero future may mean and opportunities to catch up with colleagues and clients. Read more about our take-homes from the conference in our newsletter.

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“THE STANDARD STRATIGRAPHIC NOMENCLATURE OF OFFSHORE IRELAND: AN INTEGRATED LITHOSTRATIGRAPHIC, BIOSTRATIGRAPHIC AND SEQUENCE STRATIGRAPHIC FRAMEWORK”.

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Merlin Energy Resources Limited is pleased to announce the completion of the landmark PIP-PAD IS16/04 project “The Standard Stratigraphic Nomenclature of Offshore Ireland: An Integrated Lithostratigraphic, Biostratigraphic and Sequence Stratigraphic Framework”.

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Keywise: Gain rapid data insight using auto-extracted keywords and key-phrases

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In this digital age vast quantities of data are generated and stored on company systems. With even the most robust filing systems in place, dark and unstructured data builds up and knowledge is effectively “lost”. Keywise is a robust, intelligent, in-house Datawise utility to extract keywords and phrases from any collection of files creating knowledge and context to documents.

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