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CGG is a fully integrated Geoscience company providing leading geological, geophysical and reservoir capabilities to its broad base of customers primarily from the global oil and gas industry.

James Buckley - New Ventures Geoscientist
James is a New Ventures Geoscientist in CGG's Multi-Client & New Ventures team.
He is 24 years old, and completed his MSc in Petroleum Geoscience from Royal Holloway in September 2012. Since graduating, he has been working as a New Ventures Geoscientist at CGG. His MSc independent project revolved around understanding carbonate facies distribution in the pre-salt of the Santos Basin – the aim
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Gregor Duval - Senior technical manager EAME
Gregor has over 13 years of experience in the oil and gas exploration geoscience services industry. He started his career with Veritas DGC as Geoscientist, taking on various technical roles to support the Geological Services team of the then Data Library business activities focusing mainly on the interpretation of G&G data to characterise oil and gas prospectivity in various basins around the worl
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Darren Burrows - CGG Airborne, Johannesburg
Darren has worked for Fugro Airborne Surveys (now CGG) for the past 7 year, previous companies include Anglo American and Harmony Gold. He obtained his B.Sc Hons degree in geophysics from the University of the Witwatersand in 2005. Currently, Darren is Business Development Manager for CGG Airborne, but spent 4 years processing and interpreting airborne data for various clients.
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James Andrew - Business Development Manager

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Ben Young - Business Development Geophysicist
Marketing and promotion of airborne geophysical techniques in the oil industry.
Presentations of technical capabilities to technical and non technical personnel.
Preparation of quotations and tender responses for clients.
Working with client to understand exploration needs and provide the best possible technical solution.
Attending and visiting client offices abroad for marketing
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Javier Martin - Senior Geoscientist, Multi-Client & New Ventures division
Javier is a Senior Geoscientist in the Multi-Client & New Ventures division providing support to the Africa, Middle-East and Kazakhstan teams. His experience covers exploration in the North Sea, Atlantic Margins, West Africa, Barents Sea and the Caspian Sea. He has an MSc in Petroleum Geosciences from the University of Manchester and over 8 years’ experience in the industry.

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Rob Crossley - Chief Geoscientist
Following his PhD work in the southern part of the Kenya Rift Valley, Rob gained 9 years of experience as a lecturer in the University of Malawi, followed by over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas geoscience services industry.

His geoscience service work started in 1986 with Robertson Research as Sedimentologist, and he has remained with the Robertson team in North Wales througho
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