Mr. Scott Dodge

Director and Principal

Founder and director, Scott has over 30 years experience with ExxonMobil on 7 continents, 19 countries and 27 sedimentary basins. Early in his career, he spent 2 years in a dedicated Formation Evaluation Expert programme at Exxon Production Research as one of only five graduates of the programme, consisting of Well Testing, Petrophysics, Core Analysis, Cased Hole Nuclear and Mud Logging. He has extensive experience in both clastic and carbonate reservoirs in North and South America, West Africa, Middle East, Europe, Asia and Australasia.

His specialisation is in field studies, rock typing, special core analysis, cased-hole surveillance, and NMR core and log programme planning, supervision, processing and evaluation. He holds an MSc in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Southern California and BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Kansas State University. Scott is also a technical editor of the SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering Journal and received the 2018 Outstanding Technical Editor award. He holds lifetime memberships in the SPE, SPWLA, SCA, and regular member of the AAPG, RSNZ, GSNZ and EngNZ.

Business Development Manager - Global

Mr. Jon Bradford

Business Development Manager – Global

Jon has over 37 years of experience with Schlumberger including 22 years of professional field engineer operational experience with all types of well evaluation services including open hole, cased hole, seismic and production services. He also has extensive experience in well completions. He brought the CHFR and compact PL tools to market. His experience spans 15 years internationally in the UK, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, Trinidad, Thailand, Qatar, Bahrain and Iraq.

Jon has held post field assignments in project and account management culminating as Regional Account Director for the Permian Basin West Texas USA. He earned his BSc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Arizona and is a lifetime member of the SPE and SPWLA.

Mr. Parvez Butt

Business Development Manager – Pakistan

Parvez holds MS Geophysics from Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan. He joined Schlumberger Oil field services in Saudi Arabia as a geophysicist in 1981. Provided borehole seismic processing and interpretation support to Saudi Aramco, Banoco, KOC, JOC, and Kufpec for ten years. After extensive intercompany training in petrophysics, he joined Schlumberger Kuwait as data services manager. Later assignments took him to different countries in Middle East, West Africa and Caspian region (13 Countries).

Has industry experience of more than 35 years in Interpretation of Seismic, wireline logs and while drilling data in various geographical regions and variety of reservoirs. He has published more than 25 technical papers in internationals journals. Currently working as Business Development Manager with Virtual Petrophysics responsible for providing technical support for unconventional and complex reservoirs in Middle East and Caspian Region.

Dr. Paul Theologou

Senior Petrophysicist

Paul Theologou received his Ph.D. in Applied Geology from the University of South Australia in 1997. Following that, he worked as a Petrophysicist at Santos Ltd, A.C.S. Laboratories and Mincom Ltd before starting a petrophysical consulting company (the Saros Group) in 2000. During 2008, Paul joined Chevron Energy Technology Company and worked as a Workflow and Research Petrophysicist in Houston, TX developing carbonate and multi-mineral petrophysical interpretation workflows. During 2015, Paul returned to Australia as the Petrophysics Team Lead for Chevron Australia Pty Ltd.

Paul has extensive experience in multi-mineral interpretations, special core analysis planning and interpretation, field studies and customized workflow coding and development. Paul is based in Brisbane, Queensland.

Mr. Idang Danison

Senior Petrophysicist

Idang has worked for ExxonMobil Production Company in Houston Texas and Mobil Producing Nigeria in Lagos after receiving his MSc degree in Physics from the University of Jos and BSc in Physics from University of Calabar.  He has 18 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and has specialised in Petrophysics with focused training while at ExxonMobil Exploration, Development and Production Companies. His skills and expertise are in the field of Formation Evaluation integrating wireline and logging while drilling log data, core analysis, reservoir management including development and implementation of specialised petrophysical data processing and interpretation techniques.

Idang has built strong working relationships and coordination skills from planning well logging programmes and data acquisition to the delivery of final processing and interpretation results on ExxonMobil Erha NP2 programme and surveillance leading to increased hydrocarbon pay. Idang has additional expertise in field studies where coordinated and effectively provided FE support to field studies and field development programmes to Ubit (300 wells), Enang (100 wells), Utue (21 wells), Idoho (16 wells) and Usan (47wells) fields.

He is a member of the SPWLA, NAPE , NIP and is based in Nigeria.