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Professor Andrew Wadsley

Dr Andrew Wadsley has more that forty-two years’ experience in the petroleum industry—starting as a wellsite petroleum engineer with Shell International in 1975—and has been a consultant petroleum engineer for thirty years. Dr Wadsley is a founder and engineering guru with; he was Chief Technology Officer and founder of Stochastic Simulation Limited; Director and Principal of his own company, Exploration and Production Consultants (Australia) Pty Ltd which he founded in 1988; adjunct Professor in Petroleum Engineering at the Curtin University of Technology; Chief Scientist for Paradigm Geophysical from 1999 to 2005; and Reservoir Engineering Expert on the Gorgon CO2 Sequestration Review Committee for Department of Industry and Resources, Western Australia. Dr Wadsley has been Umpire for resolution of a Gas Reserves Dispute, and has been called as an expert witness in cases ranging from reservoir engineering, the mercury content of natural gas, to gas production operations. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE), and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM). He received a Bsc (Hons), University Medal in Mathematics from the Australian National University in 1970, an MSc from the University of Warwick (UK) in 1972, and a PhD from the University of Warwick (UK) in 1974.

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