Nadeem Ahmad recently joined Pakistan Petroleum, Ltd. as Exploration Manager in Islamabad after relocating from Reading, UK, where he was Geological Advisor in BG Group, Plc.
He has a M.S. and Ph.D. from the United States with Ph.D. work in Sequence Stratigraphy (major) and Geophysics (minor) from Indiana University, Bloomington and Rice University, Houston (degree from Indiana in Spring 2000). He also has M.Sc. and B.Sc. degrees in Applied Geology with first position and gold medals (Punjab University, 1985-90).
Nadeem started his oil industry career with Schlumberger in 1991. Since then, he has lived and worked in several countries while working for Unocal, BP, OMV and BG. His broad exposure and technical skills come from New Ventures, Exploration operations and Reservoir geology related assignments and projects from the United States, Norway, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, East India, Oman, Qatar, Egypt, Tunisia and Pakistan.
His areas of past experience and current interest include seismic stratigraphy and strat-traps, play fairway and CRS mapping, reservoir modeling, prospect inventory and portfolio modeling. He has also taught at universities in the United States and Pakistan including M.Phil. classes at Quaid-e-Azam University and voluntarily conducts seminars/workshops in the field of sequence stratigraphy. He has served on the Publications and Grants-in-Aid Committees of AAPG and Technical Review Committee of SPE-PAPG. He is a Fellow of the Geological Society, an active member of AAPG and member of other exploration fora and societies.
He served as the Chair of PAPG Technical Committee for the Annual Technical Conference 2010 and is currently teaching an M.Phil.-level seismic stratigraphy course at the federal university, conducting an in-house course in PPL and delivers Visiting Geoscientist lectures at universities when requested.
Languages other than English: Urdu, Hindi, with some basic knowledge of Arabic and German
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