Richard Bunt - Consultant Petroleum Geoscientist

I am a consultant petroleum geoscientist with over 32 years experience in successful exploration and development projects throughout the oil industry.

I have had major involvement in new field discoveries and field developments in:

  • Australia (Perth Basin and NW Shelf)
  • West Africa (Mauritania, Ghana)
  • Bulgaria
  • USA (East Texas)
  • Egypt
  • The Falkland Islands.

Additional industry experience has been gained in:

  • France
  • Turkey
  • Tunisia
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Norway

My foremost interest is in seismic interpretation and prospect generation and recent successes have resulted in:

New oil and gas discoveries in:

  • The Perth Basin, Western Australia
  • The North Falkland Basin in the offshore Falkland Islands
  • Offshore Mauritania
  • Over 20 new oil and gas fields (with reserves ~ 1Tcfe) in the onshore Nile Delta.

My experience covers a range of exploration and development skills in:

  • Geophysics
  • Geology
  • Petrophysics

With particular interest in the use and interpretation of seismic attributes for reservoir delineation and properties.

From 2004 to 2010, I worked as Geoscience Manager for Melrose Resources in Edinburgh and developed additional skills in project and team management.

I am currently working as a geoscience consultant and I am available for:

  • Seismic interpretation projects
  • New venture studies
  • Other geoscience projects

From my home office in France or on location, if required.




Tel: +33 (0)963599219