Mark is Managing Director of PDF Limited, an exploration consultancy with particular experience in Central and Eastern Europe, and is currently highly active in this area for Aurelian Oil & Gas, on behalf of whom this conference presentation is being given.
Mark is originally a structural geologist and gained his PhD in Extensional Tectonics and Basin Architecture from Imperial College, London. Mark began in the oil industry with Maxus Energy, firstly in London and then in Dallas, Texas where he worked on global New Ventures (especially Western, Central and Eastern Europe, Africa, Far East), exploration and operations (especially on- and off-shore Europe, Africa, Indonesia) and development projects (North America onshore and Gulf of Mexico). Mark left Dallas in 1994 and came back to the UK to found PDF as an exploration consultancy. Since the mid 1990’s Mark has worked extensively on Central and Eastern European projects, the North Sea, Indian sub-continent, Africa and Madagascar, South American fold thrust belts and the Near East.
PDF Limited is an international petroleum exploration consultancy based in South Oxfordshire. PDF comprises 11 geoscientists, and has particular specialisations in the areas of: fold thrust belt exploration, interpretation of tectonically complex areas and difficult data sets, sequence stratigraphy, sedimentology, basin analysis and maturity modelling.
Exploration in the post-Macondo world!
Thursday, October 7, 2010