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Ken Chew

Dr Ken Chew is currently VP - Industry Performance for the Energy Division of IHS Inc. Ken is a geologist with undergraduate and postgraduate degrees from the University of Aberdeen, where he specialised in the study of mineral deposits. He subsequently worked for BP in Aberdeen as a petroleum geologist, mainly on the northern North Sea and in 1976 joined the academic staff of the Geology Department of University College Galway, where he lectured principally on applied aspects of geology. In 1978 he moved to Petroconsultants Ltd. in Dublin where he became the assistant manager and head of research, with overall responsibility for the company's petroleum exploration database. In 1987 Ken transferred to Petroconsultants' Geneva headquarters, heading divisions on E&P Database, Computerized Services, Geological Information and Database Support & Client Services. Early in 2006 Ken left the IHS Geneva office and has since worked for IHS out of his home in the Scottish highlands.

Since the acquisition of Petroconsultants by IHS, Ken has worked on new information sets in the company analysis domain and manages the Company and Country statistical modules of the IHS PEPS (Petroleum Economics and Policy Solutions) online database. He also carries out analysis and consultancy based on the Energy Division's international E&P database, with particular emphasis on global hydrocarbon supply and resources (conventional and non-conventional) and on E&P company performance. He has lectured and published on many aspects of worldwide hydrocarbon E&P, on E&P databases, database standards and on information management.

All Video Presentations from Ken Chew

European unconventional gas
Exploration in the post-Macondo world!
Thursday, October 7, 2010

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