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Welcome to! This is a place for you to explore and discover the vast and varied world of Petroleum Geology.

Petroleum Geology plays an important role in today's society. Petroleum Geologists are the men and women who know how to read the story told by the very earth beneath our feet in order to find oil and natural gas, which are vital resources in our lives. Politics and prices often overshadow the story of what happens before the oil and gas ever reaches the headlines.

This website is built and maintained by actual geologists, who want to share with you their passion for the Earth and what they do. They want to answer your questions about where oil actually comes from and share their role in exploring the wonders of our planet. Their goal is to help you better understand the history of oil and gas exploration and the role oil and gas plays in today's world. Who better to talk about these topics than the very people who search for and discover oil and gas? At, you can learn about the source, from the source!

There is no doubt that petroleum use and exploration of oil is one of the most powerful driving forces in shaping our modern world.

Oil and gas dominate the headlines today. Learn about the people and the facts behind the hype.

Let's get you on the road to discovery - because, at heart, that is what petroleum geologists and geophysicists do... discover hydrocarbons.

Exploration and production of oil and gas require the integration of many different skills and specialties.