Dr. Ward serves as Executive Vice President of Exploration and Production and has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He was a consultant and international advisor for Petroleum Geoservices (“PGS”) and Teknica Inc. Employment history prior to Teknica included experience with a U.S major and an independent. He developed many of the techniques employed for seismic reservoir mapping and for the integrated study of hydrocarbon reservoirs. He has extensive experience managing projects within the U.S. for independent and national oil companies and implementing field development strategies.
He and his teams have completed significant development programs. He is recognized as an expert in seismic inversion, seismic stratigraphy, AVO, and multicomponent interpretation. He has lectured extensively for the SEG, AAPG, IHRDC and New World Horizon in Germany, Venezuela, U.S., Ecuador, Colombia, Indonesia, South Africa, Australia, Argentina, Mexico, Peru and Bolivia. Dr. Ward received his Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1979. Dr. Ward served on the Board of Directors and represented PGS on the management team of Triumph Petroleum.