GeoProvider is providing high-quality affordable multi client data by utilizing and reprocessing existing data on NCS. In our multi-client projects we focus on broadband reprocessing of seismic data and integration of the seismic with mud gas well analysis, a unique approach that you can only find with us.
The GeoProvider team
GeoProvider AS is a Stavanger based team of experienced consultants in the energy business providing on-site support for our clients. We come with skill, ingenuity and dedication.
Managing Director & Geophysicist
Geophysicist and managing director with 30+ years of oil and gas experience from service companies Schlumberger, EMGS and Abbon. Consultancy clients include Abbon, Wirescan, Talisman, Centrica, Searcher Seismic, GDF SUEZ & LOTOS Norge. Specialties include procurement, contract & tendering, survey design and modelling, account management, marketing & sales, business development, production optimization/monitoring, site surveys, 2D/3D/4D/4C/EM acquisition and processing. Geir has experience from the Middle East, North Africa and Europe.
M.Sc. in physics from the University of Tromsø
Engineering degree from the university college of Narvik
Geophysicist with 20+ years of oil and gas experience from operating companies including Aker Exploration, Eni, Dong, Schlumberger and BP. Consultancy clients include Edison, Lotos, NPD, Centrica and Core. Specialities include site surveys, 2D/3D seismic data acquisition and processing, CSEM data interpretation, project management, seismic interpretation, license work and concession rounds. Johan has experience from offshore Norway, Trinidad & Tobago, East- and West-Africa.
M.Sc. in geophysics from the University of Bergen
Dr. Wim Lekens
Chairman of the board
Exploration geologist and project manager with 10+ years oil and gas exploration experience from operating companies Shell and GDF SUEZ. Consultancy clients include Suncor and ENGIE. Specialities include site surveys, seismic interpretation, well data management, play and petroleum system analysis, prospect generation and volumetrics, dataroom and portfolio evaluation, well planning and operations geology. Advanced user in GIS, Geoterric, Geox and Petrel. Wim has experience from North Africa, UK, Faroe Islands and offshore Norway.
PhD in geology from the University of Bergen
M.Sc. in Marine Geotechnics and M.Sc. in Geology
Project management degree from BI Stavanger
Project Manager & Geologist
Petroleum geologist with 5+ years of experience with Schlumberger and Geoprovider working primarily on the norwegian continental shelf, specialising in Exploration geology & seismic interpretation, gas evaluation, migration & seal studies and well data management. Experience using Petrel, GIS, Strater, Landmark suite and RMS.
M.Sc. in Petroleum Geoscience Engineering from the University of Stavanger
Chemical Engineer with 6+ years of experience in Chemical Engineering and 6+ years of experience working on Oil Rigs with advanced Gas Chromatography System, GC Tracer and 3 years experience with mud gas analysis at GeoProvider. He is experienced in drilling operations and Mudloging. Settings, maintenance and work on Gas Chromatographs, hydrocarbon evaluation and interpretation. Experienced in Strater, Well Wizard and Petrolog.
M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Belgrade.
Dr. Christoph Kierdorf
Christoph Kierdorf started his professional career as a polar researcher participating on several expeditions to the Arctic. Later he joined the oil & gas industry working as an exploration geologist and petroleum system analyst in new venture exploration units as well as in PSA-specialist teams. He has 12+ years of professional experience from E&P companies including Statoil and Maersk Oil. His tasks included technical exploration work for projects ranging from basin evaluation and play analysis to prospect maturation and well evaluation, focusing on the topic of hydrocarbon source and migration. Christoph is a specialist for organic geochemistry and basin modelling with broad regional experience from working basin worldwide, including the North Sea (British, Danish and Norwegian sectors), Mid-Norway, Barents Sea, Greenland, Newfoundland, Eastern Mediterranean, offshore/onshore North, West, South and East Africa, offshore South America and Asia.
M.Sc. in geology from the University of Cologne
Doctoral degree in geology/organic geochemistry from the University Bremen
Senior Drafting Designer
In connection with the APA round 2018, Awards in Predefined Areas (APA), he worked as a hired consultant for Faroe Petroleum. Developed geo-drawings in Adobe Illustrator. Workflow in XaitPorter. Also provided for the graphic identity of the Faroe Petroleum APA application.
As a designer and advisor he has extended experience within graphic design, branding processes, strategic consulting, content production and extensive collaboration with photographers, illustrators and programmers for digital surfaces.
Experienced user of Adobe Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Powerpoint and Xait Porter. User of Drupal publishing solution
Graphic College in Stockholm (Grafiska Institutet / Stockholm University)
Graphic design studies from Lincoln (LCAD / University of Lincoln, England)
Dr. Edith M G Fugelli
25+ years of experience in the petroleum industry with a broad skill base having covered most aspects of geology and some in geophysics. She is a specialist in deep marine settings with focus on analogue field work, sequence and seismic stratigraphy. Project lead experience includes integration of geosciences disciplines, regional mapping and play fairway analysis. She has published several papers covering multiple aspects with recent focus on defining and risking stratigraphic and combination HC traps in an exploration phase. Edith carries global experience from working in NPD, Statoil and BP covering offshore Norway, Greenland, Norwegian and Russian Arctic, Arctic Canada & Alaska, West of Shetland, Brazil, Australia and offshore / onshore East, West and North Africa, North and South America and Asia. Her last role was as a Global Advisor in BP´s Basin Analysis Team in London.
Cand.scient degree in sedimentology from the University in Oslo
Dr.Philos in petroleum geology from the same university.
12+ years experience in petroleum industry, from service companies Weatherford, Datalog and ILO, working as GC-Tracer Analyst, providing interpretation and evaluation of formation and fluid gas signatures to assist the Client with decision making, by collating the GC-Tracer based gas data with LWD, Mudlogging and WLL data. Worked 3+ years as Geologists - Geotechnical engineer for civil engineering purposes. Uses Autocad, Well Wizard, Petrolog, etc. Offshore and onshore experience from many African countries as well as Middle East.
M.Sc. in Geology - Geotechnical engineering from the University of Belgrade
Petroleum geoscientist with over 5+ years of experience with Baker Hughes Norge AS and GeoProivder AS, following up drilling operations and specializing on formation evaluation, interpretation and QC of MWD and SLS logs. Experience with Petrel, Advantage System TM, PATS, Landmark, Vista 10, Senergy Interactive Petrophysics, ROXAR and SAP.
M.Sc. in Petroleum Geosciences Engineering from University of Stavanger
M.Sc. in Mineral Resources Engineering from Technical University of Crete
Project Leader & Geoscientist
Petroleum geoscientist with 8+ years of experience working both with academic research and petroleum industry. Strong background in G&G, focused on structural and regional geology, geodynamics, salt tectonics, seismic interpretation, mud gas evaluation, petroleum system analysis, play based assessment, and prospect generation. Broad regional experience from the North Sea (Norwegian and Danish sectors), Mid-Norway, Barents Sea, New Zealand and onshore North America and Eastern Siberia. Solid knowledge in E&P software applications: Petrel, DUG, RMS, QGIS, Genesis, Interactive Petrophysics, DISKOS, Log Studio, XaitPorter, Adobe Illustrator, and CorelDRAW.
M.Sc. in Petroleum Geosciences Engineering at the University of Stavanger
B.Sc. in Geology at the Novosibirsk State University
Dr. Anupama Rajan
Geophysicist with 13+ years of experience from arctic gas hydrate research and the petroleum industry in the Norwegian continental shelf, UKCS, Svalbard-Barents margin, Fram Strait and the western continental shelf of India. She has a strong background in G&G methods including seismic interpretation and processing, regional geology, CSME, IP and data management. Has extensive experience in P-Cable data from her PhD study of the dynamics of focused fluid flow and gas hydrate systems. Knowledgeable in industry software like ProMAX, Petrel, IHS Kingdom, Charisma, NORSAR-3D, ArcGIS, QGIS, Petrosys, Global mapper and GMT
M.Sc.(Tech) in Marine Geophysics from Cochin University of Science and Technology
Doctoral degree in geology from the University of Tromsø
Henrik Grimsmo Busengdal
Petroleum Engineer with 1+ year experience in the petroleum industry, working with pressure analysis. Henrik has experience with data science, data analysis and machine learning related to planning of future drilling operations, and is skillful with programming in MATLAB, Python and Java.
M.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering, specialized within Drilling Engineering, at the University of Stavanger
Currently studying individual courses in Computer Science at the University of Stavanger
Håvard Jordbrekk Blikra
Petroleum Engineer with experience working with GeoProvider's Real Geomechanics and other RealWell products. Experienced using Excel and MATLAB.
B.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering, specializing in drilling fluid, at the University of Stavanger
Senior processing geophysicist with 7+ years of experience at Geokinetics, SAExploration and GeoProvider Processing, working with marine data using Ethos processing suite. Experienced with a wide range of datasets, from the broadband reprocessing of vintage 2D data from the 1970's to large newly-acquired 3D surveys.
MMath in Mathematics, University of Exeter
30+ years’ experience in the seismic data processing industry with Western Geophysical, Merlin, Ensign and Geokinetics. Specialties include 2D and 3D seismic processing, centre management, marketing and business development. Peter has experience from Europe, Africa and North America.
B.Sc. in geology from Imperial College, London.
Geophysicist with 3+ years experience processing marine data at Geokinetics and SAExploration. Has worked on noise attenuation, de-signature, multiple elimination and broadband processing for both 2D and 3D surveys. Experienced with the Ethos processing suite, OpendTect, Microsoft Office, GMT, SQL and scripting.
M.Sc. in Geoscience (Geophysics) from the University of Durham
8+ years of experience in the time processing of marine seismic data as a senior processing geophysicist at Geokinetics Processing UK Ltd., SAExploration and Geoprovider Processing Ltd. Worked extensively with 3D and 2D datasets from a wide range of vintages, from the 1970s, to recently acquired surveys. Experienced user of Ethos processing software.
B.Sc. in Mathematics, Loughborough University
Graduated Engineer from the Faculty of Mining and Geology, with main focus in the field of Mining. Experience as Data Analyst working with mwd and lwd logs. Recent experience using Adobe Illustrator and Didger. Experienced using Microsoft Excel.
B.Sc. in Mining and Environmental Engineering
M.Sc. in Mining Engineering (Environmental protection) at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Mining and Geology.
Graduated Geologist working with digitizing mudlogs, lwd and mwd as well as cleaning and formatting digitized data. Experience in using Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Excel, and Didger.
B.Sc. in Geology (Petrology and Geochemistry) at the University of Belgrade
Geo Information Analyst
Engagment on the project of scanning and digitization of erosion maps for Republic of Serbia which was organized by the Faculty of Forestry during 2013/14. Was on professional practical training in Municipality of Belgrade of Secretariat for Protection of Environment from July to November in 2015. Engagement in the Public service company for maintenance and regulation of green areas as a coordinator of project tasks from October to December in 2017. Experienced user in QGIS, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point), MS Project.
M.Sc. Engineer of Forestry at Department of Ecological Engineering for Soil and Water Resources Protection, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Forestry
Web Designer & Technical Assistant
Currently studying Data Science at the University of Stavanger