Candidate for Chair-Elect

Robert Archer


With 25 years of E&P industry experience, Robert is a Senior Advisor in the Central Engineering Team with Hess Corporation where he supports the Guyana, GoM, Malaysia and Bakken asset teams. Previously with Blue Wave Oil & Gas, a start-up focused on unconventional plays, he spent four years consulting with Parallel Petroleum on their Permian Basin assets. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Geological Geophysics from the University of Reading and a Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Houston. He is a licensed Professional Geoscientist in the State of Texas.

Prior to Blue Wave, Robert was with Zone Energy, operating an East Texas Woodbine water flood. Robert was a co-founder of Knowledge Reservoir, an E&P consulting firm delivering reservoir studies. His expertise is in the field of subsurface uncertainty quantification and integrated reservoir field studies.

Robert is professionally affiliated with the AAPG, SEG and SPE. He has served as a Delegate since 2016.

Hess Corporation
  • 4/30/2021 - Present AAPG Women's Network
  • 7/1/2020 - 6/30/2022 - HoD Affiliated Societies Committee
  • 2/8/2016 - 6/30/2022 - HoD Committee Delegate
  • 7/1/2007 - 2/7/2016 - HoD Committee Alternate

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