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Data Technical Support

Houston, Texas, United States
December 04, 2017

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Vern A. Terry

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Sr. Senior Geoscience Technician focusing on prospect generation (seismic and well data loading, well database management, mapping from grids, cross section creation, and final graphic solutions).

Experienced Geoscience professional supporting geological and geophysical technical applications on Unix, Linux and PC based platforms.

Computer mapping and graphics expert producing high quality oil and gas mapping (GIS), presentation graphics, and artwork.

Ability to interact with Geoscientists, Engineers, Land Dept. and Management.

Ability to communicate and understand instructions and requirements.

Good organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple work assignments.

High ethical and moral standards related to business conduct.



Geographix, SMT, ArcMap, Petra, Petrosys, Petrel,

Geoframe, Open Spirit, Openworks, IHS Enterdeq, Geolog,

Lexco, Decision Space, ProSource, PCOOSA, Spotfire, Aries


Photoshop, Freehand, CorelDraw, Power Point, Excel



PIE (Petroleum Independent Exploration) Operating 03/01/16– 06/01/17

Sr. Geoscience Specialist

Provided geological, geophysical, engineering and land support for onshore prospect areas.

Well data management and seismic loading using SMT.

Provide mapping and data manipulation using ARC Map

Designed and implemented a land ARC database with mapping techniques containing three hundred thousand leases.

Occidental Petroleum 10/25/12 – 4/16/15

Sr. Geoscience Specialist

Provided geological and geophysical support for Delaware Basin Reservoir team using.

Data management and manipulation providing deliverables to enhance understanding of prospect areas for Geoscientists and Engineers.

Mapping from multiple platforms, cross section layout and daily problem solving.

Woodside Energy 12/01/06 – 08/01/12

Geotechnical Support Specialist/Offshore Oil Scout

Provided technical support to Gulf of Mexico Exploration Team. Project creation, geological data loading and data management.

Gathered, formatted and loaded all relevant data (well log data, directional surveys, core data, etc).

Loaded 3D seismic data and well data using LandMark software.

Mapping of pertinent GOM wells using ArcMap.

Worked with outside vendors in the acquisition of data, new product research, and system upgrades

Kept Exploration, Drilling, and Land Teams appraised of offshore scout activity and implemented the info into GIS maps and data.

Attended weekly Offshore Scout meetings in New Orleans and Houston.

Anadarko Petroleum/Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas 7/30/03 – 11/30/06

Sr. Geotech

Maintained geological, geophysical, and petrophysical support for Onshore Exploration Team.

Helped produce isopach and structure maps using Geographix for gridding and contouring. Produced final maps using ArcGIS, Geographix, PowerPoint and Zeh Montage.

Created, captured, and analyzed data and moved between applications

Manzanita Alliances, Inc. 2000 - 5/31/03


Managed all operations involving geotechnical and graphics outsourcing contracts.

Major contracts included British Petroleum (Houston and London offices), ConocoPhillips, and BHP Petroleum. Directed technical staff assuring quality geotechnical and graphic products, and provided on-time delivery of service to all client sites.

PGS Reservoir (U.S.), Inc. 1997 – 2000

Sr. Geotech / Computer Graphics Coordinator

Geotechnical Support Specialist using UNIX/PC based integrated exploration software including geological, geophysical and petrophysical modules, and graphics support.

CGG American Services 1992 – 1997

Sr. Geotech / Computer Graphics Coordinator

British Petroleum 1981 – 1992

Senior Drafter / Computer Graphics Artist

Education and Training: Richland College - Richardson, TX 1980 – 1981

Eastfield College - Mesquite, TX 1979 – 1980

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