GTPP / Global Training Professional – Petrophysics
Andy has over 34 years with ExxonMobil working as a petrophysicist after commencing his career in the minerals and coal industries His petrophysical experience covers Australia, Indonesia, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Caspian Sea, Libya, Sakhalin Island and Gulf of Mexico. While in Houston, Andy worked as lead professional, which included working with the research departments of all the major logging vendors evaluating and assisting development of their new logging technologies, where he became recognized as a global expert in wireline and LWD tool technologies.
A large part of his career has been spent mentoring junior petrophysicists and sharing his experience with his peers, both internally and externally through formal lecturing and presentations at seminars and conferences, including delivering a Key Note address at the Perth SPWLA seminar on LWD vs Wireline Technologies. Currently he delivers petrophysics courses at Universities of Adelaide and Melbourne. Andy has served as an SPE Technical Editor for over 10 years for which he was awarded Outstanding Editor on multiple occasions.