Rhian Kendall

Mrs Rhian Kendall

Survey Geologist

Location: Cardiff

Tel: 029 2052 1962

E-mail Rhian Kendall


  •  2009 – ongoing : 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


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

Research interests

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

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

Professional association

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).