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Expert in Petroleum Exploration and Exploitation

Expert ID: 720647 Texas, USA

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PETROLEUM EXPLORATION; PETROLEUM PRODUCTION; SEISMIC INTERPRETATION. Expert is a petroleum geologist with over 35 years of expertise in petroleum exploration and exploitation. He has extensive experience in imagery (including LANDSAT, SEASAT, TECTOSAT, and SPOT), rift tectonics, and seismic interpretation. He has also been involved in well site operations and subsurface studies. He is skilled in fracture, field, basin, reserve, and well log analyses. He is extremely knowledgeable regarding petrophysics and petroleum-related stratigraphy.

As an International Exploration Advisor, Expert conducted new venture evaluations and basin synthesis in Europe, C.I.S., Asia, and South America. He is familiar with exploration and production research, prospect generation, basin synthesis, new venture and submittal evaluations, and management strategy-planning.

OIL EXPLORATION; NATURAL GAS. Expert has considerable experience in most of the world's hydrocarbon basins (including crude oil and natural gas). His recent studies have been of the continental shelf basins of offshore China. He has also completed basin and field studies of the Commonwealth of Independent States (formerly the USSR). He has worked in almost every one of the petroleum provinces in the US and has special knowledge of Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, California, the Appalachians, and the Mid-Continent regions. Internationally, he has served assignments in Iran, Egypt, Turkey, and the UK, and thus he is quite knowledgeable regarding the geology of Europe, the Middle East, and the Far East. He has also carried out studies in Latin America, Africa, and Eastern Europe.

In addition, Expert is very knowledgeable regarding peat, coal fuels, and synfuels.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Houston, Texas - Pasadena, Texas - Beaumont, Texas - College Station, Texas - Baytown, Texas - Bryan, Texas - Sugar Land, Texas - Port Arthur, Texas - Galveston, Texas - Missouri City, Texas

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1953 Degree: MS Subject: Geology, Geophysics Institution: Miami University (Oxford, Ohio)
Year: 1952 Degree: BA Subject: Geology, Chemistry and Economics Institution: Upsala College

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1997 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Consultant Department: Responsibilities: Expert is responsible for sattelite suvey for oil exploration(technical sales).
Years: 1994 to 1997 Employer: ASTRA C.A.P.S.A. (Compañía Argentina de Petróleo S.A.) - Mendoza (Argentina) Title: Manager of Geology Department: Responsibilities: Expert was the manager of new technology.
Years: 1993 to 1994 Employer: C.I.S. (Southern Republics) Title: Consultant/Geologist Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1991 to 1993 Employer: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation Title: International Exploration Advisor, Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1989 to 1991 Employer: Trend International, Ltd. Title: International Exploration Advisor, Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1986 to 1989 Employer: Bounty Oil & Gas, Inc. Title: Consultant-Vice President of Exploration Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1981 to 1986 Employer: Conoco, Inc. Title: Senior International Explorationist, Chief Geologist and Manager of North Sea Operations Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1978 to 1981 Employer: The Superior Oil Co. Title: Division Geologist and Manager of the Southwest Division Department: Responsibilities:

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1956 to 1961 Agency: Corp of Engineers Role: Geological Consultant Description: Expert was engaged for oil and gas valuation in Texas, Oklahoma, Illinois.
Years: 1956 to 1961 Agency: Justice Role: Expert Witness Description: Expert was involved in oil and gas condinimation cases for the U.S. Department of Justice.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1972 to Present Country / Region: Iran, Egypt, Israel, Turkey, England, Argentina, Norway, Nederlands Summary: Expert has been involved in oil and gas exploration consulting in all of the mentioned countries.
Years: to Present Country / Region: Russia's Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Summary: Expert has recently been active in the CIS Southern Republics studying hydrocarbon potential in these geologic regions.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Expert is a member of AAPG, the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (Certified No.448), the American Geological Institute, the Society of Exploration Geophysicists, and the Houston Geological Society.
Awards / Recognition
Iran, Giant Exploration Potential, AAPG, Memoir Fall 2000, San Diego Exploration Conference.

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