Rhian Kendall

Mrs Rhian Kendall Survey Geologist

Location: Cardiff

Tel: +44 (0)29 2052 029 2052 1962

E-mail Rhian Kendall


  •  2009 –current :  British Geological Survey
  •  2004 –2008 :  RPS Energy (Hydrocarbon sector) Geologist
  •  2000 –2005 :  Cardiff University Part time graduate research, Palaeobotany
  •  1997 –2004 :  Cambrian Consultants (Hydrocarbon sector) Geoscientist
  •  1997 :  Cardiff University, Environmental Law
  •  1996 :  Dip Higher Ed Cardiff University, Computer Sciences
  •  1993 :  BSc University of Glamorgan, Applied Sciences

Current projects and collaboration

  •  Coal and alternative fossil fuels
  •  Anglesey Terrain – Superficial and ORS Survey
  •  Responsive survey fieldwork, including projects in Chepstow and Carmarthen.
  •  Shale Gas


  •  3D Sub-surface modelling and volumetrics for hydrocarbon exploration and equity determination
  •  Geoconservation
  •  Sequence stratigraphy
  •  Wireline log interpretation

Professional association

Research interests

  •  Hydrocarbons: oil and gas, shale gas and coal
  •  Palaeontology
  •  Spelaeology

Published outputs

Key papers

Kendall R. 2012. Wales First. Earth Heritage Magazine. V33.

Phillips, E., Lee, R.,Riding,J.,Kendall, R., Hughes, L., Periglacial disruption and subsequent glacitectonic deformation of bedrock: an example from Anglesey, North Wales, UK. Proc. Geol. Assoc. (2012).

Kendall, Bloodworth and Smith. 2011. Mineral Planning Factsheet, Alternative Fossil Fuels.

Kendall, R and Guilford, T. 2011. On the occurrence and distribution of bats in Ogof Draenen (Cave and Karst Science Vol 38, No1, 2011).

Kendall, R, Brown, T and Hetherington, L. Mineral Profile Coal 2010. BGS Web Publication.

Kendall, A and Hicks, R, 2003. On the occurrence of Carboniferous fish spines within Ogof Draenen (Cave and Karst Science Vol 30, No1, 2003).