2001- present CARBONATE RESEARCH CONSULTING, INC., UNITED STATES
Founder and Senior Consultant on Carbonates for domestic and international projects and training:
Developed depositional model, high resolution sequence stratigraphic framework, paragenetic sequence, diagenetic models and reservoir rock fabric scheme for Thamama. Multi-disciplinary sequence stratigraphic analysis for Khuff with integration of geologic, petrophysical, paleontological, and geochemical (stable isotope) data., Sequence stratigraphy and depositional environmental analysis of Khuff, Cutting analysis Arbuckle. Core analysis of evaporite facies and depositional model for middle Khuff anhydrite, E. Texas prospect evaluation and seismic mapping, Selmo field core-based depositional facies model, diagenetic analysis, petrophysical integration, Core analysis and gelogic modeling of Phosphoria Formaiton, Wyoming, Petrographic and sequence analysis Mauddud in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia.
Clients: Aramco, ADNOC, Core Lab U.A.E, Energy Services Group, Fidelity Exploration and Production, International Reervoir Technology, Meuller Exploration, Inc., Petroleum Exporation Mediterranean Inc, Piece, Sawtooth, Inc., Shell Oil Co , Stratoil
1991-2001 SAUDI ARAMCO, SAUDI ARABIA
Geologic Consultant on Carbonates.
Developed sequence stratigraphic, depositional, and reservoir characterization models for Jurassic (Arab-D, Fadhili, Hanifa) and Paleozoic (Khuff, Jauf) carbonate fields. Conducted outcrop analog studies on the Jurassic, Permian and Devonian carbonates of Saudi Arabia. Instructor responsible for professional training in depositional environments, applied sedimentary petrography and hydrocarbon detection and evaluation.
Mentor in Aramcos Training and development program.
Recipient of Saudi Aramco best geologic paper award in 2000 for "Stratigraphic and petrophysical characteristics of cored Arab-D super-k intervals, Hawiyah Area, Ghawar field, Saudi Arabia: GeoArabia, v. 5, p. 365-394"
1984-1991 SHELL DEVELOPMENT CO., HOUSTON, USA
Consultant to Vice President of Exploration on all domestic and international carbonate plays.
Headed up Shell's renowned carbonate training program. Developed and presented carbonate courses to geologic, geophysical and engineering professional staff on, sedimentology, sequence stratigraphy, applied sedimentary petrography, and diagenesis. Developed excellence in working field seminars on modern carbonates to Florida and Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, Belize, and ancient carbonates to Permian of Guadeloupe Mountains, W. Texas and N. Mexico; Pennsylvanian of Sacramento Mountains, Cretaceous of Central Texas.
Conducted geophysical and sedimentological research on the development of subsurface carbonate platforms in Baltimore Canyon, and Williston Basin. Conducted sedimentologic and stratigraphic research on the reef development and mixed-clastic to carbonate transition in Belize. Developed saddle dolomitization model for the Ellenburger Formation, West Texas. Generated depositional models for the Mission Canyon, Williston Basin.
Recipient of numerous excellence in teaching awards.
1979-1984 SHELL OIL CO., NEW ORLEANS, USA
Characterized the facies architecture and developed play concepts in Knowls limestone, E. Texas. Developed dolomitization model for the Smackover Formation, E. Texas.
Consulted on carbonate stratigraphic and diamagnetic problems for Shell Offshore Company.
1979-1984 THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN., ANN ARBOR, USA
Teaching and Research Assistant.
Presented course on organic evolution and conducted lab sessions for introductory geology and sedimentology classes. Teaching assistant for introductory field geology course. Provided analytical support for research on blastoids.
Runner up for best student paper award for "Spatial competition in Devonian bioherms of Michigan: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 10, p. 278"
1972-1973 NEW YORK STATE MUSEUM , USA
Organized 3000 drawers of Paleozoic fossil study collection and 1000 drawer fossil type collection. Field assistant in procuring fossils for the New York State Museum.