Craig Cooper - Profile

Craig Cooper

Retiree

Have spent over 40 years in the O&G industry with special interest in technology application for improved business performance. Academic background: geology & geophysics. Professional background: seismic technology application, operations & management. Currently: external director on ... more

Education

School Name: Bowling Green State University
Degree: BS
Time Period: 1971 / 1975
Fields of study: Geology, Geophysics

Work Experience

Title: Director
Company: Dawson Geophysical
Time Period: September 2010 - Present (11 years 2 months)
Title: Senior Advisor - Geophysics
Company: BP
Time Period: 2008 - 2010 (2 years 9 months)
Description:

One of four original members of a global unit focusing on E&P of unconventional reservoirs. Provided worldwide seismic technology leadership & support.


Title: Seismic Program Coordinator - North America
Company: BP
Time Period: 2005 - 2008 (3 years 9 months)
Title: Seismic Technology Adivsor
Company: BP
Time Period: 2003 - 2005 (2 years 9 months)
Description:

Oversaw seismic technology strategy & implementation within BP's Amazon Basin Deepwater Exploration unit.


Title: Manager - Seismic Imaging & Operations
Company: BP
Time Period: 1999 - 2003 (4 years 9 months)
Description:

Led BP's global geophysical technology unit, including R&D.


Title: Manager - Strategic Technologies Applications Team
Company: Amoco
Time Period: 1994 - 1999 (5 years 9 months)
Description:

Created & led Amoco's global geophysical technology E&P unit.


Title: Manager - Europe & USA Geophysical Technology
Company: Amoco
Time Period: 1993 - 1994 (1 year 9 months)
Title: Asia - Far East Geophysical Technology
Company: Amoco
Time Period: 1991 - 1993 (2 years 9 months)
Title: Prospect Evaluation Team
Company: Amoco
Time Period: 1991 - 1993 (2 years 9 months)
Description:

Member of a team responsible for reviewing & evaluating Amoco's exploration prospects, worldwide.


Title: Division Consulting Geophysicist - Africa Middle East
Company: Amoco
Time Period: 1987 - 1991 (4 years 9 months)
Title: Exploration Manager
Company: Amoco
Time Period: 1982 - 1987 (5 years 9 months)
Description:

Led US exploration teams focused on Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Mid-continent & Michigan Basin play opportunities.


Title: Prospect Generator
Company: Amoco
Time Period: 1980 - 1982 (2 years 9 months)
Description:

Focused on US play opportunities in the Permian basin.


Title: General Office Technology Group
Company: Amoco
Time Period: 1978 - 1980 (2 years 9 months)
Description:

Technology generation & problem-solving support for US E&P teams.


Title: Project Manager - Netherlands
Company: Amoco
Time Period: 1978 - 1978 (9 months)
Description:

Designed, coordinated & managed a large seismic acquisition program used for play & prospect identification.


Title: Prospect Generator
Company: Amoco
Time Period: 1975 - 1978 (3 years 9 months)
Description:

Part of an E&P team responsible for prospect generation & drilling in Arkansas / Louisiana / Texas and Permian basin.


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BP BP p.l.c.
CELG Celgene Corporation
CLR Continental Resources Inc.
CRC California Resources Corp.

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