DATE: Thursday 22nd February 2001, 5.30pm for 6pm VENUE: Rugby Club, Crane Place, Circular Quay SPEAKER: Wilson Gewargis TOPIC:"The Mineral Potential of Oman." The talk will cover a wide range of topics including; an overview of Oman, previous exploration and mining history, new exploration techniques, general geology of the Omani Ophiolite and mineralisation, mineral resources potential, mining regulations and how to do business in Oman. Wilson Gewargis is an economic geologist with world-wide experience in exploration and mining geology. He worked from 1995-97 as Vice President of Exploration and Development with a Canadian resource company in Oman and has worked in a wide range of geological environments throughout the world. He played significant roles in the exploration and development of several underground gold and massive sulphide producers in Canada (Brandywine, Scottie Gold, Blackdome Gold, Grandluc Mine (BC) and La Forma Mine (Yukon)).
An International Conference - "Geology of Oman", was held in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, in January 2001. Abstracts of talks are available in the Conference Programme section of the Conference Web Site.