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 Expert  720647

Expert in Petroleum Exploration and Exploitation

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Texas (TX)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise: Listed with other top experts in: 
PETROLEUM EXPLORATION; PETROLEUM PRODUCTION; SEISMIC INTERPRETATION. Expert is a petroleum geologist with over 35 years of expertise in petroleum exploration and exploitation. He has extensive experience in imagery (including LANDSAT, SEASAT, TECTOSAT, and SPOT), rift tectonics, and seismic interpretation. He has also been involved in well site operations and subsurface studies. He is skilled in fracture, field, basin, reserve, and well log analyses. He is extremely knowledgeable regarding petrophysics and petroleum-related stratigraphy.

As an International Exploration Advisor, Expert conducted new venture evaluations and basin synthesis in Europe, C.I.S., Asia, and South America. He is familiar with exploration and production research, prospect generation, basin synthesis, new venture and submittal evaluations, and management strategy-planning.

OIL EXPLORATION; NATURAL GAS. Expert has considerable experience in most of the world's hydrocarbon basins (including crude oil and natural gas). His recent studies have been of the continental shelf basins of offshore China. He has also completed basin and field studies of the Commonwealth of Independent States (formerly the USSR). He has worked in almost every one of the petroleum provinces in the US and has special knowledge of Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, California, the Appalachians, and the Mid-Continent regions. Internationally, he has served assignments in Iran, Egypt, Turkey, and the UK, and thus he is quite knowledgeable regarding the geology of Europe, the Middle East, and the Far East. He has also carried out studies in Latin America, Africa, and Eastern Europe.

In addition, Expert is very knowledgeable regarding peat, coal fuels, and synfuels.


crude oil




natural gas


oil exploration


oil well logging




petroleum production




seismic interpretation


stratigraphic exploration

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Houston, Texas;  Pasadena, Texas;  Beaumont, Texas;  College Station, Texas;  Baytown, Texas;  Bryan, Texas;  Sugar Land, Texas;  Port Arthur, Texas;  Galveston, Texas;  and Missouri City, Texas.

Often requested
with this expert:

Oil and Gas Exploration and Management
Oil & Gas, Environmental Law, Regulation, Petroleum Geology...
Oil and Gas: Opportunities Worldwide, Evaluation and...
Petroleum Refining Evaluation

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1953   MS   Geology, Geophysics   Miami University (Oxford, Ohio)  
1952   BA   Geology, Chemistry and Economics   Upsala College  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1997 to






Expert is responsible for sattelite suvey for oil exploration(technical sales).

1994 to 1997


ASTRA C.A.P.S.A. (Compañía Argentina de Petróleo S.A.) - Mendoza (Argentina)


Manager of Geology


Expert was the manager of new technology.

1993 to 1994


C.I.S. (Southern Republics)




1991 to 1993


Anadarko Petroleum Corporation


International Exploration Advisor,


1989 to 1991


Trend International, Ltd.


International Exploration Advisor,


1986 to 1989


Bounty Oil & Gas, Inc.


Consultant-Vice President of Exploration


1981 to 1986


Conoco, Inc.


Senior International Explorationist, Chief Geologist and Manager of North Sea Operations


1978 to 1981


The Superior Oil Co.


Division Geologist and Manager of the Southwest Division


Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of AAPG, the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (Certified No.448), the American Geological Institute, the Society of Exploration Geophysicists, and the Houston Geological Society.


Iran, Giant Exploration Potential, AAPG, Memoir Fall 2000, San Diego Exploration Conference.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - American Association of Petroleum Geologists  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1956 to 1961   Corp of Engineers   Geological Consultant   Expert was engaged for oil and gas valuation in Texas, Oklahoma, Illinois.
1956 to 1961   Justice   Expert Witness   Expert was involved in oil and gas condinimation cases for the U.S. Department of Justice.

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in providing an analysis of an oil reserve for a well in Argentina.
  • Expert in satellite seismic image interpretation for petroleum oil exploration and consulting on sesimic data for a particular coordinate to evaluate site for oil deposit.
  • Expert in mineral leasing agency for consulting on marketing strategies for mineral rights.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert was an expert witness for the U.S. Department of Justice for the states of Oklahoma, Texas and Illinois.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Oil exploration expert needed for consulting on a failed oil well.
  • Texas geologist litigation expert to help investigate the cause of a sink hole at a gas drilling site.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1972 to   Iran, Egypt, Israel, Turkey, England, Argentina, Norway, Nederlands   Expert has been involved in oil and gas exploration consulting in all of the mentioned countries.
to   Russia's Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)   Expert has recently been active in the CIS Southern Republics studying hydrocarbon potential in these geologic regions.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language  


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