Global Chief Explorationist
Currently, Schlumberger Global Chief Explorationist looking after global exploration projects, complex imaging projects and MC opportunity generation. His long career with Shell splits between geology, geophysics, exploration and production. He worked on wide range of opportunities in the middle East, North Sea, Gulf of Mexico, Brazil, Canada, West and East Africa and Far East. After evaluating and managing conventional HC opportunities for more than 20 years with Shell, he was moved to manage unconventional and EOR resource evaluation and maturation in Canada, US and Jordon.
30 years of progressive experience with Shell as a geoscientist and project manager of integrated conventional and unconventional exploration, appraisal and development projects. Currently, working as Schlumberger Global Chief Explorationist. Successfully executed various projects in different structural and stratigraphic settings, land, shelf and Deepwater. The geographical working areas cover Gulf of Mexico, Mexico, Canada, Brazil, North Sea, West Africa, Atlantic Margins, Middle East and Far East.
Experience in managing large and diverse subsurface teams and coordinating large scale integrated exploration and development projects. Heavy involvement in opportunity ranking and strategic decisions of bid rounds, farm-ins and drilling expensive Deepwater wells. Extensive experience in complex pre-and subsalt imaging and evaluation in GOM, Brazil, North Sea, West Africa and Gulf of Suez
Manage and steer MC New Ventures investment of over $US 200 Million yearly in many prolific basins. This includes, but not limited to, regional evaluation of various basins, detailed subsurface understanding and value assessment. Working with different segments of Schlumberger, acquisition design and data processing teams. Contributions to strategic decisions in partnerships and client negotiations.
Author and presenter of many papers at international and internal conferences and technology forums. Participated and contributed to Shell and Schlumberger workshops and training events. Winning company awards for technical excellence and mentorship.