Gerry G. Calhoun Independent Geologist Midland, Tex. Geochemical Evaluation Research Team (GERT) is an experiment conceived to identify surface geochemical exploration methods that are effective in finding oil. Many of the methods use technology developed in the last 5 years. In fact, one of the challenging jobs for the geochemical explorationist is keeping up with new techniques and improvements. The way to minimize dry holes is to screen prospects with carefully selected geochemical techniques prior to acreage acquisition and seismic surveys. HOW GERT WORKS The format of GERT was to recruit oper...

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