Petroleum Geology Clients
3D Oil Limited 2013 – present
Ongoing seismic interpretation, mapping, prospectivity and volumetrics for company and new venture assets. Other work included the West Seahorse Field Development Plan and Production License application, well proposals; liaison with environmental, reservoir, drilling & facilities engineers. Various well proposals, resource evaluations and well-site supervision.
Karoon Energy International 2014 - present
Development of well proposals for Z-38 offshore Peru, ongoing role as contract operations geologist for South American acreage.
LNG Limited 2015
Independent resource assessment for Australian onshore gas assets.
GHD Pty Ltd 2014
Petroleum specialist / adviser for various projects. Tender specification and technical evaluations.
Good Hope Energy Limited 2011 - 2012
Independent technical experts report on 2P reserves and contingent resource, CBM, China.
Bass Strait Oil Limited 2010 - 2012, 2015
Managed regulatory approvals and operations for drilling & evaluation of onshore Otway well, on time and on budget. Carried out Otway Basin onshore and offshore prospectivity studies. More recently carried out a prospective resource evaluation for Gippsland Basin acreage.
Gold Oil Plc 2010 - 2012
Interpretation and mapping of Colombian Putomayo Basin 2D seismic for acreage applications; extremely tight deadlines were met. Also provided geology input to a ground-floor prospectivity study for offshore Talara Basin, Peru, including final reporting and in-house volumetrics. Put together a farmout package in collaboration with the team. Re-interpretation of an onshore Sechura Basin block; resulted in a new play concept leading to a successful farm-out.
Trident Energy 2009 - 2010
Exploration asset management. Selected, supervised & collaborated w/ seismic interpreter who worked up new play and prospects in the Torquay Embayment of offshore Otway Basin. Wrote prospectivity report to support successful farmout. Technical advice to Trident where required for non-operated JV blocks. Correctly predicted outcome of two JV wells, one dry, one good.
Essential Petroleum Resources Limited 2000 - 2008
Played a range of roles through life of the company up to unofficial chief geologist. Responsible for operations geology and later all onshore operations. Permitting and landholder liaison. Procurement and supervision of contractors, statutory reporting, Otway Basin prospect generation, volumetrics and risking, supervision and support of other geology / geophysical staff in Permit teams. Also evaluated new ventures via research/ remapping as required. 10 Otway wells were drilled in the period.