Jim

Jim Tucker

Consultant

+1 301 807-9255

Houston, Texas USA

Born 1952, Lake Charles, Louisiana USA

 

Academic Degrees

  • M.S., geology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
  • B.A., geology, Rice University, Houston, TX

Experience

  • 2012-Present Consulting geologist
  • 2002-12 Geologist, Saudi Aramco
  • 2000-02 Chief geologist, Computational Geology
  • 1997-99 Manager Integrated Studies, general manager-Reservoir Services, CGG Americas
  • 1996 Consulting geologist
  • 1978-95 Geologist, exploration planning director, Atlantic Richfield Company (NAPD, ARCO Oil and Gas, ARCO Exploration, ARCO International Oil and Gas)
  • 1975 Field assistant, Texas A&M University
  • 1974 Summer geologist, Mobil Oil
  • 1972 Field service, Milchem Drilling Controls (centrifuges, shale shalers, desilters)

AAPG Activities

Joined AAPG 1974
Member DPA, EMD
Foundation Trustee Associate

  • Present 2014 ACE-Houston, judging chair
  • 2008-Present AAPG/SEG Cooperation Committee (and preceding ad hoc committee), member
  • 2007-09 AAPG Middle East Region, secretary
  • 2002-Present History of Petroleum Geology Committee, member
  • 2001-04 Education Committee, member
  • 2005-12, 2001-02, 1985-88 HoD, delegate or alternate
  • 1990-95 Bulletin, associate editor
  • 1988-89 LA Basin Geological Society, president
  • 1987-88 Offshore Technology Conference Committee, member and chair
  • 1987 Credentials Committee, House of Delegates

AAPG Honors & Awards

Articles or abstracts on the Ouachitas, Southeast Turkey, offshore Ghana, prospect portfolio analysis, seismic inversion, subsurface temperatures and dip analysis.