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How Collapsing Oil Prices Set A Captive Geologist Free

In the fall of 2014, I felt like I spent my days confined to a cage. My fate felt fixed and I was completely disempowered to make any attempt to escape. Let me explain.

A Cage Made Of Gold Is Still A Cage

In September 2014, I was a 3rd year petroleum geologist working for the oil giant British Petroleum (BP).

The initial ego-high of making six-figures, receiving great retirement benefits and working on multi-million dollar oil-wells had lost its luster and I started to realize that my future would be full of volatile oil prices, chronically high stress levels and monotonous daily routines...

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