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Area Geophysicist / Geophysical Manager
Appt. , April
Nationality : British & Irish
Date of Birth : Feb
: English Native speaker
Career Summary :
years geophysics experience land, marine & OBC in seismic
acquisition & processing: years at PGS followed by years
Last position was global
Geophysical Manager, responsible for staff. Previous experience includes
area geophysicist in London & Kazakhstan yr, processing manager
in Abu Dhabi . yrs, and other positions based internationally.
Skills : Survey Design OBC – using Omni software
of land, marine, TZ and OBC seismic data D and D – using Vista,
ProMAX and Cube Manager software
QC and Acquisition QC
Abilities : Good presentation skills / marketing
presentations & workshops
& Scope of Work
M.Sc. Petroleum Geoscience
School of Mines, Imperial College London
– B.Sc. Physics &
Astrophysics Joint Honours, grade .
of Manchester, U.K.
– The King’s School,
'O' Levels : ‘AO’ Levels : 'A' Levels
RESERVOIR EXPLORATION TECHNOLOGY
Oct – Dec POSITION: Geophysical
I joined RXT at the startup
of its first OBC operation in GoM, USA. Spent the first year onboard
setting up the QC group.
End of I moved onshore
as head of Geophysical/QC Dept.
Responsible for all crews
approx. personnel including recruitment, appraisals and promotions.
Deliver marketing presentations
and client workshops.
Directly involved in tenders
and startup meetings.
OBC survey design: personally
redesigned a DC survey in the Caspian Sea improving acquisition efficiency
by %; also a DC test acquisition offshore Abu Dhabi.
Technical Project Manager:
for AgipKCO Kashagan DC and ADMA DC test surveys.
Responsible for geophysics
training within the Geophysics dept.
Responsible for the development
of the QC/QA manual.
Responsible for the purchase/development
of software and hardware. Personally revamped the processing platform
onboard with improvements to data flow/QC of %.
Involved in development
of VSO recording system
PETROLEUM GEO SERVICES PGS
– POSITION: Area Geophysicist
Area Geophysicist for the
remote processing center in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
We set a record in Kazakhstan
processing sq.km. of seismic including PSTM for the first time
with the Kalamkas survey. Included refraction statics applied
to towed streamer data in m shallow water.
I conducted a pilot study
researching refraction statics vs. tomostatics for a consortium of oil
Some land processing with
refraction statics across marsh and hilly terrain. Included uphole data,
phase matching of sources.
– POSITION: Processing
Manager of a group of
geophysicists. Primarily responsible for client communication, geophysical
integrity, QA, project scheduling, and forecasting of resources.
The center initially supported
the OBC crew acquiring the Zakum survey offshore Abu Dhabi. The
shore support involved positioning QC, a major issue in these shallow
waters with strong currents.
Successfully processed several
large land and TZ processing contracts from ADCO, including Rumaitha
& Al Dhabb’iya D
surveys. Included sand dune statics with upholes, phase matching of
sources & sensors.
Processed D surveys from
Dubai and Omanbased oil companies.
Responsible for office finances
and monthly forecasts. Responsible for submission and collection of
Assigned as Security Designate
for PGS in Abu Dhabi, responsible for safety measures & evacuation
– POSITION: Geophysical
Marine seismic processing
Processed surveys from North
Sea and offshore Angola.
– POSITION: Senior Geophysicist
OBC seismic processing department.
& interpretation of Bombay High field.
– POSITION: Geophysicist
Marine and OBC seismic processing
Included months on assignment
in Houston USA.