Geoff Strachan

Geological Consultant/Geomodeller


I am a petroleum geologist and specialist geomodeller with over 25 years of experience in the industry covering a wide range of environments. My career began working for a very aggressive ‘rig driven’ company in Australia, and then I worked in a frontier ar... Read more


Senior Associate and Production/Development Geologist/Geomodeller

Petropeers Pty Ltd

February 2009 – Present

Major Projects/Contracts:- Detailed Review of Geological Models (Shell): Supported and influenced Operator by reviewing several static models and reported my findings back to Operator and to the joint venture partners. This included completing Decision Bas... Read more

Senior Development Geologist


Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

January 2009 – January 2011

Senior Geologist (Petrofac): Conducted a Sedimentological Study of the reservoirs in the PM304 permit (Penisular Malaysia), incorporating seismic, static reservoir models, image logs and other well data. The study was a precursor for Field Development Plan... Read more

Snr Geologist/Geological Modeller

Helix RDS

January 2008 – January 2009

Constructed 3D Stochastic Geological Models using Schlumberger’s Petrel involving building various scenarios to access the range of volumes and to evaluate the uncertainties. The reservoirs were interpreted and modelled within a fluvial/estuary depositional... Read more

Senior Geologist/Geomodeller

Murphy Oil

December 2004 – February 2008

Co-ordinated the G&G work for a Field Development Plan (FDP) of three Sarawak gas fields and Appraisal wells. Construction of 3D Stochastic Geological Models Prospect analysis and risking of exploration/appraisal targets and the generation of well correla... Read more

Senior Geologist


October 2001 – November 2004

Exploration/Development in the Mehr area, Iran based in Vienna, Austria Senior Development/Production Geologist in Libya


Apache Energy Ltd

January 1995 – August 2001

Exploration and Operations


Geology (BSc Hons)

Curtin University

January 1990 – December 1996

Thesis: “Cainozoic Evolution of the northern Rottnest Shelf, Western Australia”