Finding Oil in Central & South America

Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina 0

Monday, October 28, 2019, London, The Geological Society

Brazil is where the big offshore resources are, Mexico is where the government was (until recently) opening up opportunities to medium sized companies, and Venezuela is where the largest oil resources in the world are (although it is tar). Possibilities also in Colombia and Argentina. We'll review what companies are finding success in the region and how they are doing it.



This event continues from our Central & South America event held in:

October 2018
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and Mexico events held in:

October 2016
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September 2015
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Agenda

9:30 Welcome & Introduction: followed by SESSION 1:

9:40

Read Taylor - Group CEO - Bear Energy LLC




Read B. Taylor, is now the CEO and President of Bear Energy LLC. Bear is a Private Equity backed company focused on offshore producing assets in Brasil.

Read is also Global Exploration Strategy-Advisor to Executive Management Board at Wintershall Dea

Previously Read was Upstream Executive Director and Board Member of Sierra Oil and Gas Mexico. Sierra created a preeminent position in the high potential offshore Sureste Basin having over 2.3MM acres. Sierra in 2017, drilled its first exploration well with the successful, multiple award winning Giant Zama Field discovery with over 1.7 bn bls OOIP. Sierra recently was sold to L1 Wintershall DEA. Zama was the Discovery of Year 2017. The Sale was the Deal of the Year 2018.

Previously Read was Senior EVP and Board Member of a Private Brazilian Energy, Mining and Renewables Group. Prior to that he served as General Manager of Devon Energy Brazil Ltd. Mr.Taylor has worked for energy industry notables UNOCAL and Anadarko in various international field locations in technical and commercial management positions. His background includes Business development, M&A, geophysics-geology, operations and development, gas marketing, and legal negotiations. He has successful experience in over 26 countries including Myanmar, Indonesia, Thailand, China, Brazil, Egypt, Central and East Africa.

Mr. Taylor is Chairman and founder of RICE International Relief a non-profit humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medicines and water purification to those in need around the world. RICE has been involved in global relief projects in Thailand,Myanmar,Kenya, Israel, Haiti, Philippines etc. RICE provides support to medical clinics and homeless shelters in USA including a facility in Corona Ca. with several partnering organizations.

Mr. Taylor has a B.Sc. in International Business from Pepperdine University, a B.Sc. in Geophysics and M.Sc. (Masters) degree in Geology from University of Southern California, USC. Mr. Taylor also hold a Diploma from Harvard Business School in Executive Management 2011.

Bear Energy LLC
Bear is a Private Equity backed company focused on offshore producing assets in Brasil.
10:15

Speaker from - - Echo Energy




Echo Energy


Echo Energy is a full cycle, exploration led, gas focused AIM-listed E&P with an exciting asset base in Latin America.

We have an ambitious growth strategy to deliver shareholder value from both the existing portfolio and new opportunities.
10:50 Coffee & Tea; Exhibits

11:15

Jon Watson - Geosciences Exploration Manager - Austin Bridgeporth Ltd




Jonathan Watson is Interpretation Manager at Bridgeporth who has extensive experience in acquisition, processing and interpretation of potential field data within the oil and gas industry.

Jon has worked for over 15 years within the industry, starting as a processor, and then moving onto interpretation geophysicist and then team leader of interpretation department at an airborne acquisition company. He has worked predominantly in gravity and magnetics worldwide, particularly in its integration with seismic data , and has experience in working internationally.

Jon has a BSc from Manchester Metropolitan University and MRes from UCL-Birkbeck, has been external supervisor to a number of MSc students and involved in research projects within the petroleum industry. Jon is now responsible for a growing team of interpretation geophysicists at Bridgeporth.

Austin Bridgeporth Ltd
AustinBridgeporth comprises two global providers of geoscience services. Austin Exploration, who have been delivering land and marine potential field acquisition services since 1976 and have an extensive data library of land and marine gravity and magnetic data covering the Americas, Asia, Africa and Europe. While Bridgeporth was formed in 2011 by a group of highly experienced geoscientists to provide acquisition for non-seismic airborne and land data plus LiDAR, radiometric and hyperspectral imagery, processing and interpretation services to national and international operators in oil and gas exploration, mining, corridor mapping, and research. AustinBridgeporth brings a team of talented professionals with extensive geoscience technology skills in areas that include marine, land and airborne data acquisition, QC, processing, interpretation, project management, and software development.
11:50

Neil Hodgson - - TGS

Argentina 2nd Licence Round Opportunities


TGS
TGS is the world's largest geoscience data company, known for its asset-light, multi-client business model and global data library. Our primary business is to provide geoscience data to energy companies worldwide. We offer extensive global libraries that include seismic data, magnetic and gravity data, multibeam and coring data, digital well logs and production data. Additionally, the company offers advanced processing and imaging services, interpretation products and data integration solutions.
12:25

Speaker from - - Technology / service company




Technology / service company
13:00 Lunch & Exhibits

Sponsors of this event

TGS
TGS is the world's largest geoscience data company, known for its asset-light, multi-client business model and global data library. Our primary business is to provide geoscience data to energy companies worldwide. We offer extensive global libraries that include seismic data, magnetic and gravity data, multibeam and coring data, digital well logs and production data. Additionally, the company offers advanced processing and imaging services, interpretation products and data integration solutions.

Austin Bridgeporth Ltd
AustinBridgeporth comprises two global providers of geoscience services. Austin Exploration, who have been delivering land and marine potential field acquisition services since 1976 and have an extensive data library of land and marine gravity and magnetic data covering the Americas, Asia, Africa and Europe. While Bridgeporth was formed in 2011 by a group of highly experienced geoscientists to provide acquisition for non-seismic airborne and land data plus LiDAR, radiometric and hyperspectral imagery, processing and interpretation services to national and international operators in oil and gas exploration, mining, corridor mapping, and research. AustinBridgeporth brings a team of talented professionals with extensive geoscience technology skills in areas that include marine, land and airborne data acquisition, QC, processing, interpretation, project management, and software development.

Austin Bridgeporth Ltd
AustinBridgeporth comprises two global providers of geoscience services. Austin Exploration, who have been delivering land and marine potential field acquisition services since 1976 and have an extensive data library of land and marine gravity and magnetic data covering the Americas, Asia, Africa and Europe. While Bridgeporth was formed in 2011 by a group of highly experienced geoscientists to provide acquisition for non-seismic airborne and land data plus LiDAR, radiometric and hyperspectral imagery, processing and interpretation services to national and international operators in oil and gas exploration, mining, corridor mapping, and research. AustinBridgeporth brings a team of talented professionals with extensive geoscience technology skills in areas that include marine, land and airborne data acquisition, QC, processing, interpretation, project management, and software development.

Registered Delegates

Karl Jeffery
Editor
Finding Petroleum
United Kingdom
Esther Dowling
Consultant
Fulcrum Diligence LTd
United Kingdom
Benjamin Marsh
Analyst
Westwood Energy
Avinga Pallangyo
Conference Manager
Finding Petroleum
Jack Cawthorne
Geologist
RockWash
United Kingdom