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Led by Rasoul Sorkhabi, PhD, geoscientist, professor, and researcher at The University of Utah’s Energy & Geoscience Institute in Salt Lake City.

The weekly newsletter that breaks down the latest news, trends, research, and developments in the world of energy geosciences and beyond.

Core Elements will cut through the noise and get to the core of the story, why it matters, and how it affects you.

This is the first newsletter that is written by a geoscientist and speaks to the unique challenges and triumphs of the geoscience industry. Core Elements is a must-read for anyone interested in or working in the energy or geoscience sector. Sent every Monday.

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Led by Sarah Compton, PhD, geoscientist and founder of Compton Integrated Analytics. Sarah’s professional background is in product management, petroleum geology, geochemistry, and data analytics.

Enspired will be your weekly guide to technology and innovation, where and why it fits in your geoscience backpack, and your role in its responsible use and development. Sent every Tuesday.

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Led by Shangyou Nie, PhD, a retired strategy advisor from Shell and non-resident fellow at the Center for Global Energy Policy at Columbia University.

Well Read will analyze energy business and policy news that you may have already heard of, but through the lens of a geoscientist. Shangyou will break down why and how these developments affect you as an energy professional. Sent every Wednesday.

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Led by Cate Larsen, geologist and passionate geocommunicator.

GeoLifestyle is the intersection of professional and everyday life for all geo-lovers. It’ll bring you fresh topics that combine geology with travel, food and drink, hiking, plus personal stories from students and professionals, celebrations of geoscience history, and more. Sent every Thursday.

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