Field Geophysicist
QLD - Brisbane, Moreton & Gold Coast
Specialties
Geophysicist
Exploration
Field Technician
Project management
Account Manager
Manager
Physicist

I am a Geophysicist that has worked in the Mineral and Oil and Gas Industries with over 14 years of field experience.

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Career

Private - Geophysical Technician
Mining & Resources - Geology, Geoscience & Survey
WA, Australia
Specialties
Geophysicist
Exploration
Field Technician
Responsibilities
  • Geophysical Field Technician are to successful complete of geophysical surveys in remote locations in Australia or globally.
Achievements
  • Using Explosive Ordinance Detection (EOD) technique surveying an ore stockpile resulting in identifying 7 potential hazards before ore is dumped into the crusher on Sino Iron Mine
Schlumberger (WesternGeco) - Project Manger
Mining & Resources - Geology, Geoscience & Survey
United Kingdom
Specialties
Project management
Account Manager
Geophysicist
Responsibilities
  • Responsible for Seismic Acquisition and Processing Projects, Europe and Africa from planning to the closeout phase with project budgets ranging from $50K to $200M USD. Relationship management of governmental departments and private stake holders involved in assigned projects.
Achievements
  • Successfully managed the Atlantic Margin 2D Seismic acquisition project within budget whilst increasing the kilometres of data acquired by 80% of the original scope.
  • Developed an agreement with the Angolan and Namibian governmental authorities allowing continuous cross-border acquisition allowing planned scope to be achieved
  • Key member of the Emergency Response Team tasked to monitor activists in the Arctic in the vicinity to acquisition operations.
  • Presented and clarified technical and environmental to the Italian Environmental Ministry during the planning phase of an seismic acquisition program offshore Sardinia
Schlumberger (WesternGeco) - Sales Account Manager
United Kingdom
Specialties
Account Manager
Manager
Responsibilities
  • Exceeded Tullow Oil's desired acquisition program through strong relationships and trust with Tullow Oil's exploration team. Final acquisition area was 60% greater than original area by providing a suitable acquisition solution for larger area over the TEN fields. ;
  • Increased Sales Team productivity through coaching and mentoring new staff to levels to function independently. ;
  • Commercial and contractual negotiations on seismic acquisition programs from $3.0M to $80M USD in value. ;
  • Prepared and presented over 50 tender reviews outlining scope, project costs, revenue projections, resource requirements, technical and project recommendations and to senior and executive management. ;
  • Built and reinforced customer relationships by organising an annual London Technology Day for 60+ clients where latest technologies and developments were presented.
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Schlumberger (WesternGeco) - Geophysicist
United States
Specialties
Physicist
Geophysicist
Responsibilities
  • Geophysical advisor on seismic acquisition programs and commercial tenders for North and South America.
Achievements
  • Integral member of the management team of the Justice WAZ acquisition following the Mocondo disaster assisting in search and rescue operations. Instrumental in maintaining client relationships and expectations of seismic operations during environmental cleanup and well stabilisation period. ;
  • Successfully undertook dual role for 8 months as Project Manager and Acquisition Geophysicist for $100M USD Justice Wide Azimuth (WAZ) Acquisition. ;
  • Organised CMS conference for 50+ technical personnel from over the world in London ;
  • Created, reviewed and updated technical documents provided to internal and external customers ;
  • Trained and coached 8 seismic crews in new Coil and Wide Azimuth (WAZ) seismic acquisition methods. ;
  • Emergency response control room team member for search and rescue operations following a man overboard incident
Schlumberger (WesternGeco) - Junior Processing Geophysicist
Australia
Specialties
Physicist
Geophysicist
Responsibilities
  • Completed over 20 seismic processing projects of acquisition programs in West Africa and the Gulf of Mexico ;
  • Leading, mentoring and training of multinational personnel in the processing group encouraging the technical development through completion of internal training programs. ;
  • Member of offshore crew HSE management drive to reduce LTI and injuries through being members of Loss Prevention Team (LPT), Man Overboard Crew, Search and Rescue Teams, Fire Fighting team and operational toolboxes
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Geoterrex-Dighem Pty Ltd - Field Geophysicist
QLD, Australia
Specialties
Geophysicist
Field Assistant
Team Leader
Responsibilities
  • Commenced position as a crew member then transitioned to a crew leader responsible for the successful programs, crew logistics and field Camp operations and maintenance
  • Crew leader who coordinated the acquisition of an electromagnetic survey on remote Fijian island whilst living in a local village and being sensitive to cultural customs and beliefs.
  • Provided Infield processing and transmission of data to office locations on remote exploration projects.
Achievements
  • Member of crews achieving 12 successful explorations projects located in remote areas in Australia

Education and Qualifications

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Year Qualifications Level Institution
2014 Quality Health and Safety Management SLB No
2012 Sales and Account Management Training Other Unknown No
2010 SLB Finance 2010 Other Unknown No
2009 - Seismic Interpretation Other Unknown No
2008 Project Management Other SLB NEXT No
1995 Post Graduate Diploma - Geophysics Other University of Queensland No
1993 Bachelor of Science - Maths Other University of Queensland No

IT Skills

Software Skills

  • Word (Advanced)
  • Excel (Advanced)
  • Power Point (Advanced)