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Current Position: 1999 to Present:
President / Owner of TDL
International, Inc., in Dallas, Texas, USA. Consulting
Petrophysicist. Currently working for clients as a consultant on special
petrophysical contract projects, such as estimating net pay, calculating
reserves, evaluating prospects, generating pseudo / synthetic well logs,
developing log models, and well log / core data interpretation and data quality
1992 – 1999: Senior Petrophysical Supervisor
(Geological Specialist, 7 1/2 years), ARCO Indonesia (now BP).
petrophysicist for reserves estimation, core and log analyses for the ARCO
Wiriagar/Berau (Tangguh) gas discoveries in
Papua (Irian Jaya).
for ARCO Java Sea geological operations including, wireline logging,
logging-while-drilling, mud logging and coring.
well log analysis and net reserve calculations on existing wells for field
studies and special projects including ARCO Wiriagar/Berau
(Tangguh), ARCO New Ventures, and ARCO Bali North on both clastic and
- Well log
quality control and interpretation on active exploration, delineation and
well logging programs for optimized well evaluations.
specifications for tenders for wireline logging, logging-while-drilling,
mud logging and coring contracts plus evaluated such tenders.
Schlumberger contract personnel operating the ARCO in-house Geoframe workstation.
and trained ARCO Indonesian national petrophysicists
on well log interpretation and in the use of computer log analysis
Senior Petrophysicist, Exploration Data
Acquisition Group. (4 years) ARCO International Oil and Gas Co. / ARCO Oil and
Gas Company Plano/Dallas Texas, U.S.A.
quality assurance and formation analysis support for district operations
at well site and in office.
and implemented data transfer between desktop PC's and Mainframe
new interpretation techniques.
ARCO on the Alaska Cook Inlet Trading Bay Equity Committee.
on Alaska Prudhoe Bay Equity Determination Procedures.
ARCO geologists and engineers in well log interpretation and quality
low-resistivity pay, thin-bed analysis software for ARCO petrophysics
FMS imaging analysis and INCLINE dipmeter
automatic curve editing and synthetic curve generation program for editing
well logs or generating pseudo curves to fill in missing data.
Previous Positions continued:
Sr. Staff Petrophysicist (13
years), Atlas Wireline Services (Dresser Atlas), Houston, Texas; New Orleans,
Louisiana; Dallas, Texas; Anchorage, Alaska; Ventura, California; Bakersfield,
software models for PC-based log analysis packages (WDS-Well Data System).
technical seminars for customers and for in-house training purposes.
log / core data integration for improvements in determining net sand/pay
log analyst teams on special interpretation projects.
log analysis software packages for clients including training.
new log interpretation techniques (Dielectric Log Analysis,
Thin-Bed Analysis, Carbon / Oxygen Log Interpretation).
solutions for special interpretation problems such as CBIL (Acoustic
borehole imaging log) and Stratigraphic Dipmeter
and presented numerous technical papers.
for the Marketing/Sales of advanced and innovative services.
authored and compiled marketing brochures for advanced formation
evaluation services (TBRt Thin-Bed, Resistivity tool, Dielectric log,
Account Administrator for major oil and gas clients
Engineering Manager, Petroleum Information, Houston, Texas (1 1/2 years)
a group of 14 employees in converting well logs to digital tape data.
log analysis for special projects.
trained and managed new employees.
Engineer, Schlumberger Well Services, Louisiana, Oklahoma, USA. (2 years)
for open-hole logging crew and equipment.
well-site logging operations and interpretation.
engineer for record setting deepest well drilled in the world at the time
(Bertha Rogers No. 1 in Oklahoma http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bertha_Rogers
for "Wildcatter Award".