Resource Assessment Consultant

Christopher (Chris) Coker is well rounded, vast and highly diverse exploration geoscientist with extensive experience, over 29 years of experience in the Oil and Gas industry (Exploration, Production and Development). He has a proven track history of value creation, effective team ability and increased productivity. He has worked extensively as exploration geologist in various Basins in the world including: Niger Delta, Gulf of Mexico, South America, and other West Africa basins generating ready-to-drill prospects. Chris is an excellent prospect generator, data integrator, and proficient in various reserves assessment methods; including risk and uncertainty assessments, reserve calculations and economic evaluations.

Chris is good at collaborating and coordinating with seismic interpreters and reservoir engineers to provide fully integrated maps for the identification, evaluation and risk assessment of well locations and provide acre-feet measurements for reserve computations. Proficient in seismic interpretation and mapping tools like @Risk, GeoX, Prosper, Geoframe IESX, PETREL, Landmark, Zmap, OpenWorks, StratWorks, CPS3, ArcGis, Arctools,  ArcView, Microsoft office application suites MS Project and other planning/Scouting software. Good resource in risking and volume uncertainty, integrated data interpretation using data from various sources to interpret the potential resource in various parts of the World both in the Regional and Field scale. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, facilitating strong leadership and productive relationships with other disciplines, drilling engineers and top management

Chris Coker is an American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Certified Professional Geologist (CPG5802), member of Nigerian Mining and Geological Society (NMGS), Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE) and Houston Geological Society (HGS).  

Chris graduated in 1985 with Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.) degree from University of Ibadan. He had a stint in lecturing for 18 months prior to joining Mobil Producing Nigeria in 1987. He voluntarily retired in December 2015 to pursue other opportunities.