Dr. John G.
Dr. John G. Kaldi
Chief Scientist; Professor
Professor, Australian School of Petroleum, University of Adelaide
Academic Degrees

  • 1980: Ph.D. Geology, Cambridge University, England
  • 1974: B.Sc. Geology, Queens College, City University of New York
  • 1971: B(LibArts) Certificate, (Pre-Med Program), New York University, New York, New York, USA

Experience

  • 2003-Present: Professor, Australian School of Petroleum, University of Adelaide, Australia
  • 2005-2016: Chief Scientist, CO2CRC (Position held concurrently with professorship at University of Adelaide)
  • 2003-05: Head of School and Professor, Australian School of Petroleum, University of Adelaide.
  • 2000-03: Manager, Seals Program, Australian Petroleum Cooperative Research Centre; (Position held concurrently with professorship at University of Adelaide)
  • 1998-2003: Director and Professor, National Centre for Petroleum Geology & Geophysics (NCPGG), University of Adelaide
  • 1997-98: Chief Geologist, VICO, Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • 1995-97: Chief Development Geologist, ARCO Bali North, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • 1991-95: Geological Specialist, ARCO Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • 1987-91: Senior Reservoir Geologist, ARCO Oil and Gas Co., Plano, Texas, USA
  • 1986-87: Consultant Geologist, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • 1982-86: Senior Research Geologist, Shell Canada, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • 1980-82: Research Geologist, Saskatchewan Geological Survey, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • 1978-80: InterCon Geological Consultants, contract geologist/petrographer

 

AAPG Activities

  • Joined AAPG: 1982
  • 2016-19: Hidden Potential in Mature Basins: Play Analogs and Best Practice Committee
  • 2015-16: Imperial Barrel Award Faculty Advisor, Adelaide University
  • 2015-18: DEG Advisory Board
  • 2015-18: DPA Council Members Asia Pacific Region
  • 2014-15: ICE Organizing Committee (Tech Prog Advisor)
  • 2014-16: Ad Hoc Committee on Governance
  • 2013-15: HoD Committee EC Liason
  • 2013-15: Executive Committee (Regions Vice President)
  • 2013-15: Distinguished Lecture Committee EC Liaison
  • 2013-15: Regions Committee EC Liaison
  • 2013-15: Ethics Committee EC Liaison
  • 2013-15: Audit Review Committee
  • 2013-15: Global Events Oversight (GEvO)EC Liaison
  • 2009-10: Distinguished Lecturer European Region
  • 2009-11: HoD Committee Honors & Awards
  • 2008-11: Chair, Visiting Geologist Committee
  • 2007-10: 100 Anniversary Ad Hoc Committee
  • 2007-16: Education Committee
  • 2004-06: Co-Chair, Tech Program for Perth 2006 ICE
  • 2005-08: Chair, International Regions Committee
  • 2005-08: Vice Chair, Visiting Geoscientist Program
  • 2005-07: HoD Resolutions Committee
  • 2006-07: Vice Chair (Intl) HoD Resolutions Committee
  • 2005-09: HoD Nomination & Election Committee
  • 2004-05: HoD ResolutionsCommittee
  • 2004-05: Visiting Geoscientist Program Committee
  • 2003-04: HoD Nomination & Election Committee
  • 2002-03: Convener, Hedberg Conference — Evaluating Hydrocarbon Sealing Potential of Faults & Caprocks
  • 2002-03: Distinguished Lecturer, Asia Pacific Region
  • 2002-05: Advisory Council, Asia Pacific Region
  • 2002-05: Asia/Pacific Region President
  • 2002-02: Vice President, PESA
  • 2001-05: International Regions Committee
  • 2000-01: HoD Committee Future of Earth Sciences
  • 1999-2002: Asia/Pac Region Officer, Secretary
  • 1998-2000: Tech Committee Chair/Prog Coord, Bali 2000 ICE
  • 1999-2017: HoD Committee Delegate, Asia Pacific Region
  • 1995-96: Special Lecturer: Asia Pacific Region
  • 1992-93: Convener, 1993 Hedberg Conference — Seals and Traps
  • 1992-98: International Regions Committee
  • 1990-93: Reservoir Development Committee
  • 1984-87: Research Committee
  • 1983-86: Grants-in-Aid Committee

AAPG Honors & Awards

  • 2016: Distinguished Member Award, AAPG House of Delegates
  • 2015: Award of Excellence (for serving as Vice-President, Regions)
  • 2012: Best Paper Award, DEG; AAPG 2012 Annual Conference
  • 2009: AAPG Honorary Member Award
  • 2009-10: Distinguished Lecturer (European Region)
  • 2009: AAPG Division of Environmental Geology Outreach Award
  • 2008: Certificate of Merit (Chair, International Regions Cmtee)
  • 2006: Certificate of Merit (Technical Program Chair, Perth ICE)
  • 2005: AAPG Distinguished Service Award
  • 2005: Certificate of Merit (President, Asia Pacific Region)
  • 2004: Certificate of Appreciation (Distinguished Lecturer)
  • 2002-03: Distinguished Lecturer (Asia Pacific Region)
  • 2000: Certificate of Merit (Bali 2000 ICE)
  • 1997: Special Commendation Award / Distinguished Service Award
  • 1995-96: Special Lecturer, Asia Pacific Region

 

BOOKS:

  • Daniel, R. F. & J. G. Kaldi, (2012) Atlas of Australian and New Zealand Hydrocarbon Seals, AAPG Studies in Geology 60, 215pp
  • Boult, P. J. and J.G. Kaldi, 2005 Evaluating Fault and Cap Rock Seals AAPG Hedberg Series, No. 2, 268 pp.

PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES:

  • Kaldi, J. (2014) Evaluating seals for hydrocarbon retention. Proceedings Indonesian Petroleum Association, 38th Annual Convention & Exhibition; Paper IPA14-G-361; 10 pp.
  • Kaldi J, Daniel R, Tenthorey E, Michael K, Schacht U, Underschultz J, Nicol A, and Backe G (2011) "Caprock systems for CO2 geological storage." IEAGHG Report, 2011/01, June 2011: 123pp
  • Kaldi, J.G., C. Gibson-Poole & T.H.B. Payenberg (2010) Geological input to selection and evaluation of CO2 geosequestration sites. In: M. Grobe, J. C. Pashin, and R. L. Dodge, eds., Carbon dioxide sequestration in geological media—State of the science: AAPG Studies in Geology 59 5-16.
  • Kaldi, J.G., G.W. O'Brien & T. Kivior (1999) Seal capacity and hydrocarbon accumulation history in dynamic petroleum systems: the East Java Basin, Indonesia and the Timor Sea Region, Australia; APPEA Journal V. 39 (1999), p. 73-86.
  • Kaldi, J.G., and C.D. Atkinson, (1997). Evaluating Seal Potential. In: R.Surdam (ed). Seals, Traps and the Petroleum System. AAPG memoir 67, p.85-101.
  • Noble, R., J.G. Kaldi, and C.D. Atkinson, (1997) Oil saturation in shales: application to seal evaluation In: R.Surdam (ed). Seals, Traps and the Petroleum System. AAPG memoir 67, p.13-29.
  • Bliefnick, D.M., and J.G. Kaldi., 1996; Pore geometry: control on reservoir properties, Walker Creek Field, Columbia and Lafayette Counties, Arkansas. Bull. AAPG, v.80, p. 1027-1044.

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