James has over 18 years experience within the oil and gas industry and is PGS’ New Ventures Manager for Africa.
James stared his career in 2001 as a Seismic Processing Geophysicist with Schlumberger and ultimately to the position of Data Processing Centre Manger. During his career James also specialised in marine seismic acquisition, responsible for survey design, planning and execution.
James joined PGS in 2014, managing the technical execution of PGS’ Multi-Client seismic acquisition and processing programmes for its Europe data library. Most recently, at the start of 2018, he took on his current role of New Ventures Manager. Through liaison with government and operators his focus covers the development of new Multi-Client seismic programmes within the MSGBC Basin and southern region of Africa.
James graduated from the University of Manchester with a BSc Honours degree in Geology and holds an MSc degree in Petroleum Geology from Imperial College, London.