Mr Scott Dodge Snr

Scott Dodge

Managing Director / Founder

NEW ZEALAND
Mr. Jon Bradford

Jon Bradford

Business Development Manager / Global

USA
Mr. Parvez Butt

Parvez Butt

Business Development Manager / Pakistan

PAKISTAN
Mr. Gilber Odior

Gilbert Odior

Business Manager / Nigeria

NIGERIA
Mr. Andy Mills

Andy Mills

GTPP / Global Training Petrophysicist

AUSTRALIA
Dr. Paul Theologou

Paul Theologou

STPP / Senior Petrophysicist

AUSTRALIA
Mr. Idang Danison

Idang Danison

STPP / Senior Petrophysicist

NIGERIA
VPPS

Jeff Roche

STPP / Senior Petrophysicist

AUSTRALIA
Mr. Dave Dudus

Dave Dudus

STPP / Senior Petrophysicist

CANADA
Mr. Andrew Foulds

Andrew Foulds

STPP / Senior Petrophysicist

UNITED KINGDOM

Scott Dodge

Managing Director / Founder

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.

NEW ZEALAND

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.

USA

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. Parvez is located in Islamabad, Pakistan.

PAKISTAN

Gilbert Odior

Business Manager / Nigeria

Gilbert has over 35 years with ExxonMobil as a geologist and manager in Asset management, Oil and Gas Management Consulting, Learning and Development as well as Government Relations. Strong knowledge of all applicable Laws and Agreements in oil and gas development in Nigeria which has enabled proven success in partner and government relations management leading to continued achievement of company goals.  Proven successes in finding, developing and producing hydrocarbons in offshore Nigeria basin as well as in the Gulf of Mexico.

Well respected in Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry and held the positions of President of Nigeria Association of Petroleum Explorationist NAPE, President AAPG Africa Region and Director National Data Repository Board. Gilbert Erelumhe Odior is the first recipient of 2018 Vlastimila  Dvořáková International Ambassador Service Award for his leadership, dedication and long-term commitment to AAPG and promoting its ideals within and across the African Continent.  He is also an active member of SPE, NGA, NMGS. Gilbert holds a Bachelor’s degree in Geology and a Master’s degree in Petroleum Geology from University of Ibadan and is based in Nigeria.

NIGERIA

Andy Mills

GTPP / Global Training Petrophysicist

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.

AUSTRALIA

Paul Theologou

STPP / 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, Australia.Paul has extensive experience in multi-mineral interpretations, special core analysis planning and interpretation and field studies.

AUSTRALIA

Idang Danison

STPP / 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.

NIGERIA

Jeff Roche

STPP / Senior Petrophysicist

Principal-Advisor-Senior-Consulting & Staff Petrophysicist almost exclusively for multinational operating majors.  Jeff started his career with ExxonMobil in Australia in 1980 including Chevron (1994-2014), OMV and InterOil  (as Principal Petrophysicist) over his 35 plus year career. Areas include Bangladesh, Romania, Vienna, Middle East (Tunisia);  Australasia, PNG and North Sea (UK and Norwegian Sectors). During 2010, Jeff joined Chevron ETC-Energy Technology Company responsible for petrophysical support of Major Capital Projects (MCP’s), Expansion Projects, Appraisal and Exploration programmes within the SE Asian region. Petrophysical studies included static and dynamic model support; resistivity inversion modelling, saturation height modelling; QI rock physics / geomechanic models, forward fluid substitution analyses, RCA & SCAL planning and evaluation.  Jeff is based in Perth, Western Australia.

AUSTRALIA

Dave Dudus

STPP / Senior Petrophysicist

Dave started his career with Imperial Oil in Calgary, Alberta, Canada in 1975 as an operations geologist and then moved to petrophysics with the company in 1980. Dave spent the next 34+ years as a petrophysicist with Imperial where he was responsible for all Imperial and ExxonMobil assets in Canada. This included conventional and unconventional reservoirs, both clastic and carbonates, and with conventional and unconventional hydrocarbons from gas through to bitumen in both individual and large field study settings in exploration, production, and development settings.

Dave’s interest and expertise in carbonate petrophysics was recognised corporately and he presented numerous educational sessions on that topic, including construction and delivery of the ExxonMobil carbonate petrophysics school.  He was a corporate champion for several technologies including tool modelling, uncertainty analysis, and data mining. More recently, he has been working in characterising formation heterogeneity in unconventional reservoirs. Dave is based in Calgary, Canada.

CANADA

Andrew Foulds

STPP / Senior Petrophysicist

Andrew Foulds has over 40 years petroleum industry experience in all aspects of formation evaluation, serving both the unconventional and conventional markets, undertaking reservoir evaluation in various basins worldwide. He specialises in difficult formation evaluation problems, along with designing cost effective data acquisition programs and subsequent detailed analysis routines. Andrew previously worked for ExxonMobil in a number staff positions around the world, as well as a consultant in the London office. Previous to this he ran his own petrophysical consultancy for a number of years, as well as staff positions at a number of UK based oil companies, along with a number of service companies. He holds a BSc in Geology from Hull University. Andrew is an active member of SPWLA, SPE and the Geological Society of London, and has held positions on the committee of the London Petrophysical Society, a SPWLA chapter at large, including Treasurer and Editor of the society’s magazine, DiaLog.  Andrew serves our clients in the United Kingdom and European countries.

 

UNITED KINGDOM