THE FOSSILYTICS TEAM
Our team has expertise across all spectrums of the energy industry with key objectives of customising technology for client specific challenges.
Our technical team are supported by an international team of developers and computer scientists with an extensive background in academia and research.
Chief Technical Officer
Colin is a petroleum and research engineer with 20+ years’ experience in the industry with emphasis on production optimization, gas deliverability modelling, fracture diagnostics as well as pressure/rate transient analysis. His experience includes unconventional and conventional gas projects throughout North America, the United Kingdom, Australia, Europe and Asia.
Colin has authored papers on a range of subjects including petroleum technology, oil/gas production analysis, horizontal and multi-lateral modelling, reservoir management and surveillance. He has instructed industry and in-house courses on production data analysis, reservoir characterization of unconventional gas, and CBM/CSG operation. Colin taught reservoir engineering, simulation/modelling, applied research, and petroleum economics at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.
Colin has a strong background in software and algorithm development with a focus on petroleum and scientific algorithms for the purpose of rate and pressure analysis, oil and gas material balance methods, wellbore fluid mechanics/flow assurance and probabilistic modelling.
Chief Executive Officer
Ajay brings over 25 years of international and regional experience with energy technology leader Schlumberger, in both the Asia Pacific and North America regions. He has an Honours degree from Curtin University in Geophysics and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Technology Management from La Trobe University.
Ajay held various positions with Schlumberger across multiple service lines from operations to senior management roles. Ajay has co-authored a number of technical papers focusing on subsurface technologies and is a well-respected member of the energy community.
He has led successful global commercializations of new technologies and has held senior management roles in Asia Pacific. His broad blend of technical and business acumen is coupled with a focus on customer service and business partnerships.