Tom Dodd

Mr Tom Dodd

Petroleum and Sedimentary Geologist

Location: BGS Edinburgh

Tel: 0131 6500 338

E-mail Tom Dodd

Biography

  • 2016 – ongoing : Petroleum and Sedimentary Geologist British Geological Survey
  • 2011 –2016 : Petroleum Geoscientist British Geological Survey
  • 2007 –2011 : Masters in Geoscience (MGeoSci - 1st Class Hons) Keele University

Current projects and collaboration

  • 2011 – ongoing : Falkland Islands Government Consultancy: Regional & prospect scale seismic interpretation, sedimentological analysis, wire line analysis and petroleum geology, with the aim of aiding and supporting the Department of Mineral Resources, Falkland Islands Government in promoting & developing hydrocarbon exploration in the region.
  • 2015 – ongoing : Singapore Geology and Modelling: Building and Construction Authority in Singapore. Permian to Cenozoic-aged Sedimentology, Depositional Environment Analysis and Lithostratigraphy in Singapore
  • 2015 – ongoing : Faroe-Shetland Consortium Project: Jurassic Sedimentology West of Shetland

Experience

  • 2012 –2013 : DECC (OGA) Contact: Regional & prospect scale seismic interpretation within the Mesozoic succession on the West Central Shelf, Central North Sea. Triassic & Jurassic inter-pod & sub-salt seismic analysis.
  • 2011 –2012 : DECC (OGA) Contract: Prospect scale mapping of re-distributed chalks within the Upper Cretaceous Chalk Group of the Central North Sea.
  • 2010 –2011 : MGeoSci Thesis: Controls on sedimentation in a marginal-marine to continental setting: Implications for hydrocarbon Entrapment. The Lower Triassic Moenkopi Formation, South-Eastern Utah, USA.

Professional association

  • 2017 – ongoing : Fellow of the Geological Society of London
  • 2007 –2011 : Candidate Fellow: Geological Society of London
  • 2011 – ongoing : Member: Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain
  • 2010 – ongoing : Member: International Association of Sedimentologists (IAS)
  • 2011 – ongoing : Member: British Sedimentological Research Group (BSRG)

References

  • Dodd T.J.H., (2015). The Isobel Embayment: The North Falkland Basin. Confidential report to: The Department of Mineral Resources, Falkland Islands Government, September 2015.
  • Dodd, T.J.H. and Richards, P.C. (2014b) Jayne Fan Prospects LC1 Fan Sandstones. Confidential report to: The Department of Mineral Resources, Falkland Islands Government, February 2014
  • Dodd, T.J.H. and Richards, P.C. (2014a) The Satellite Discoveries to the Sea Lion Field –The Beverley, Casper and Sea Horse Fans: Implications for the Development of the SLMC. Confidential report to: The Department of Mineral Resources, Falkland Islands Government, January 2014
  • Dodd, T.J.H. and Richards, P.C. (2013) The Sea Lion Field – Integrated seismic facies mapping of a complex turbidite system comprising the confined, sand-rich, slope apron fan reservoirs of the Sea Lion oil-field. Confidential report to: The Department of Mineral Resources, Falkland Islands Government, February 2013.

Research interests

  • Deep Water & Shallow Marine Sedimentology
  • Lacustrine Basins
  • Extensional Tectonics
  • Petroleum Geology & Basin Analysis
  • Sequence Stratigraphy
  • Syn-halokenetic Sedimentation

Software

  • Seismic Interpretation Suites: IHS Kingdom, Halliburton Landmark
  • Oilfield Database Management: ODM/IC(Senergy)
  • Geographic Information Systems & Mapping: ArcGis
  • Other: Microsoft Office, Corel Draw,

Skills

  • Sedimentology
  • Seismic Interpretation
  • Wire Line Log Interpretation
  • Petroleum Geoscience
  • Hydrocarbon Prospect Identification & Analysis