Definition of 'exploration'
Example sentences containing 'exploration'
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Oil companies around the world have been selling forecourts in recent years to focus on exploration and production. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But around half of that land will ver see any drilling because it is protected and Scotland currently has a moratorium on shale gas exploration. The Sun (2016)This is not an exploration or a scientific expedition. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This process of exploration extends well into the new year. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It should be where there is the possibility for shale gas exploration. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This applies as much to exploration and production as it does to refining and petrochemicals. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This result recently prompted a further intriguing exploration of the relationship between language and perception. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The history of the scientific exploration of cold features many famous names. Times, Sunday Times (2015)France is proposing to ban shale gas exploration over safety fears. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are opportunities for further exploration at the existing fields. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was in the forefront of postwar scientific exploration. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The band ventured further into rhythmic exploration on a marvellously inventive step forward. The Sun (2006)In the past two years there has been a slowdown in budgets for oil and gas exploration and production. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It makes sense to look carefully at shale gas exploration so we maximise all our natural resources and drive down costs. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's all part of the process of exploration and discovery. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Begin delving into complex matters now and you'll soon discover ways to streamline the exploration process. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The London area is not considered a target for shale gas exploration. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Exploration may be part of the fun, but this is a huge strain on patience and budgets. Times, Sunday Times (2010)THIS steel supplier and processor has benefited from a recent surge in oil exploration and production. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This exploration process continues, but now the focus is on forming alliances that will be the foundation for new plans. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Knowing that, forget the struggles to get things organised and instead enjoy the process of exploration this period is about. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The first four chapters deal with peaceful uses of technology, with technology as a tool of economic progress and of scientific exploration. Infinite in All Directions (1989)The funds raised will help to pay for two exploration wells to be sunk in the East Midlands. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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