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Aubrey Whymark BSc MSc FGS
Wellsite Geologist, Geosteerer & Biosteerer
ABOUT ME
I am a British Wellsite Geologist, Geosteerer and Biosteerer with over 19 years of experience in the oil industry and over 17 years of wellsite geology and geosteering experience in the Middle East. I have experience on land & offshore kelly, top-drive and coiled tube drilling rigs. I specialise in horizontal wells, geosteering and biosteering in carbonate and clastic reservoirs. I have geosteered 94 horizontal wells in Qatar, 104 laterals in the United Arab Emirates and 22 horizontal wells in the Sultanate of Oman.
  • High level of experience and competency in wellsite geology, geosteering and biosteering.

  • Specialisation in all aspects of geosteering and well placement.

  • High quality reporting and management of wellsite operations.

  • ​O.P.I.T.O. approved offshore emergency training including HUET and H2S awareness.
RESUME
  1. 2016-Present
    Kintec Global Limited W.L.L. seconded to Qatar Petroleum: Senior Wellsite Geologist.
    QP: Dukhan Field. Drilling horizontal carbonate wells on onshore kelly and top drive rigs.
  2. 2013-2016
    Brunel Oil and Gas Services W.L.L. seconded to Qatar Petroleum: Senior Wellsite Geologist.
    QP: Dukhan Field. Drilling horizontal carbonate wells on onshore kelly and top drive rigs.
  3. 2009-2013
    Oilfield Production Consultants Ltd seconded to Qatar Petroleum: Senior Wellsite Geologist.
    QP: Dukhan Field. Drilling horizontal carbonate wells on onshore kelly rigs.
  4. 2007-2009
    Stag Geological Services Ltd seconded to Maersk Oil Qatar: Wellsite Geologist
    Maersk Oil Qatar: Al Shaheen Field. Horizontal wells were drilled offshore Qatar with conventional jack-up rigs. Horizontal sections targeted the clastic Nahr Umr Formation sands and the carbonate Shuaiba and Kharaib Formations.
  5. 2000-2007
    Fugro Robertson Ltd: Micropalaeontologist / Biosteerer and Geosteerer.
    PDO: Lekhwair, Dhulaima and Fahud Fields, Oman. Horizontals targeting the Shuaiba, Kharaib and Natih Formations. BP Sharjah Ltd: Sajaa Field (Sharjah, UAE) & Margham Dubai Establishment: Margham Field (Dubai, UAE). Underbalanced coiled tube drilling with laterals targeting the carbonate Thamama Group in a complex thrust zone.
  6. 1999-2000
    Millennia Stratigraphic Ltd: Micropalaeontologist
    Office based proprietary micropalaeontological and stratigraphic work. Worked offshore in the North Sea for BP.
  7. 1998-1999
    Robertson Research International Ltd: Micropalaeontologist
    Office based proprietary and multi-client micropalaeontological and stratigraphic work.
EXPERIENCE
EDUCATION
  1. 1998
    MSc Micropalaeontology
    University College London, UK
  2. 1997
    BSc Geology (2.1)
    University of Leicester, UK
  3. 1994
    A levels (2 A’s, 1 B) including Geology
    Godalming College, Surrey, UK
  4. 1992
    GCSE’s (7 A’s, 3 B’s) including Geology
    Bohunt School, Hampshire, UK