The author reviews the functions of a Land, Lease and Exploration Department in a large oil company, and describes in detail the integral parts. Criteria are furnished for the background of men suitable for the various positions, and a detailed organization chart is submitted which also shows the flow of information secured from the various field methods. Much stress is placed upon the need for detailed, routine reports. The part played by contracting geophysical exploration companies is also described, and the extent of the service which they should render is shown.

This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.

First Page Preview

First page PDF preview
You do not currently have access to this article.