Versatile Geoscientist with 16 years’ experience in conventional and unconventional assets throughout the world in passive rift to structurally complex basins. Responsible for generating and building a risked portfolio of opportunities and advising senior management on strategic decisions in both exploration and development settings. Mentored internal and external stakeholders with an emphasis in knowledge transfer and process/workflow improvement. Partnered with IOCs and International Government organizations to build long-standing relationships and deliver substantial value.
2020 - Present, Geoscience Consultant, Birch Resources
2020, Independent Consultant, Private Investing Company
2005 - 2019, Progressed from Geologist to G&G Permain Manager to International (South America) Exploration Manager, Anadarko Petroleum Corp (Acquired by OXY)
Technical: Core analysis, petrophysics, sedimentology, stratigraphy, geochemistry, geomechanics, production results and competitor intel that better characterized reservoirs, supported efficient operations and maximized production, prospect identification and maturation, risked portfolio management.
Project Management: Geoscience support of operations, A & D strategies and execution, project budgeting, corporate representative with IOCs and Govt's.
Leadership: Built and maintained large teams, workshop leader, mentor of technical and social competencies/progress, performed associated HR processes.
Negotiations: International contract negotiator/re-negotiator, Gov't & IOC Partner Strategist, planner of internal stakeholder relations.
2005, Master of Science: Petroleum Geology, Baylor University – Waco, TX
2003, Bachelor of Science: Geology, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh – Oshkosh, WI