All courses have been developed and are presented by Adrian Williams, a Perth based Exploration Consultant.
Adrian is an Explorationist (geologist/geophysicist) who has more than 30 years experience in the oil and gas exploration industry, working for a range of companies, both large and small, local and international, such as Shell Development, Bond Energy, Delhi Petroleum, Apache Energy, Petroleum GeoServices, various subsidiaries of Mitsubishi Corporation, Kufpec Australia and Woodside Energy.
He has worked on virtually all of the basins in Australia, as well as parts of New Zealand, Indonesia, Malaysia, China and the Gulf of Mexico. Prior to that, Adrian spent a number of years in research and teaching at the University of Newcastle (New South Wales, Australia) and in an underground nickel mining operation (Leinster, Western Australia). He is also an honorary member of staff at the Department of Geology & Geophysics, Curtin University (Western Australia) where he spent a number of years part- time teaching seismic interpretation to post-graduate students.
Adrian has an Honours degree in geology (BSc(Hons)), a Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA), and a Diploma of Education (Dip Ed). He has published a number of technical papers in Australian and international journals and is the honourary founding editor of the Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia’s (PESA’s) national newsletter.