55 Years of Scientific Contributions; the Earth Science Society of Libya (formerly the Petroleum Exploration Society of Libya) 1958-2013
By Mustafa J. Salem.
Tripoli, 13 September 2013:
It was sometime back in 1958 when a group of geoscientists who were working for the oil industry in Libya got together and established a society for petroleum exploration geologists in Libya. It was called the Petroleum Exploration Society of Libya (PESL). None of them were Libyan; at that time there was no geology department in the University of Libya and very few Libyan geologists (Figure 3).
It was only a few years since Libya had . . .