Candidate has a Ph.D. Geology and Geophysics
Responsible for maturing and/or drilling at least one $100MM exploratory well per year for the past 10 years
Supervises groups of 20-25. Development of exploration programs in key basins/countries. Sustained exploration /new ventures track. Involved in major discoveries, field assessments, new opportunity evaluations and asset acquisition recommendations for past 15 years. Responsible for exploration budget of ~$150MM and building/maturing a prospect portfolio containing ~13bboe. Assessed farm-ins and recently recommended acquisition of an impact opportunity with exposure of ~$150MM. Provides strategic direction to the technology company in R&D programs and Exploration focus area investments.
Candidate has Masters of Science
Instrumental in Building Relationships with national and international oil companies. Core competencies revolves around management of exploration and development teams and production streams. Consensus builder with partners, government regulators, NOCs, building national staff capasity and within joint ventures. Renogotiating production sharing agreements. Starting up two offices from the ground-up. Acquisition of numberous bid-round blocks and divestments of key assets. Several significant discoveries. Key assistance with installation of an offshore platform.
Onshore and Offshore Operation, Full Field Development, Exploration, New Ventures and New Technology expertise in the domestic and international petroleum industry. Has also held positions as Senior VP, VP, Manager, Geoscience Senior Advisor, Explorationist, Geoscientist, Geologist and Seismic Interpreter. Is highly experienced in all aspects of New Ventures, Exploration, Exploitation and Development Projects and Upstream Operations with experience in basin & Hydrocarbon System Analysis. A hydrocarbon finder who has discovered over 4 billion barrels oil equivalent, recoverable.