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. He holds lifetime memberships in the SPE and SCA, senior member in SPWLA and regular member of the AAPG, RSNZ, GSNZ and IPENZ.

Mr. Parvez Butt

Business Development Manager

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/Complex reservoirs in Middle East and Caspian Region.

Dr. Paul Theologou

Senior Technical 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.