Aerial magnetic reconnaissance technique finds leads in Morocco

Skidmore Energy Inc. ventured into Morocco with a goal of achieving a successful "wildcat" oil and gas exploration program through the use of patented sedimentary residual magnetics (SRM) technology.Skidmore Energy, a private Texas company founded by Michael H. Gustin and John Paul Dejoria, had successfully used SRM technology in South Texas and the Gulf of Mexico before venturing into Morocco.SRM technology, developed by Geoscience & Technology Inc., is an aerial magnetic reconnaissance exploration tool used to identify potential hydrocarbon leads. The hydrocarbon leads are termed "magnetic bright spots" (MBS), also patented. Following identification of MBS leads, seismic is acquired, th...

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