10/17/2015

Deepwater Plays short course by Joan Flinch

Dr. Joan Flinch taught a short course on deepwater plays at the University of Houston on Saturday, October 17th, 2015.

Dr. Joan Flinch is the Geology Manager at Repsol USA. He received his B.S. and M.Sc. degrees from the University of Barcelona, Spain in 1988 and 1990 respectively. He enrolled in the Geology and Geophysics Department at Rice University, receiving his Ph.D. in 1994, with the dissertation “Structural Evolution of the Gibraltar Arc” directed by Professor A. W. Bally.

Before joining Repsol in 2004, Dr. Flinch worked from 1994 to 1997 as a consultant geologist for Lagoven (former PDVSA affiliate company) mainly along Eastern Venezuela. He then worked for Total oil company in Paris and Pau, France from 1997 to 2004. He conducted numerous exploration projects in Latin American countries such as Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, and Trinidad, and in Nigeria. He has given numerous presentations in conferences and has published several papers on structural geology and sequence stratigraphy of the Pyrenees, Andes, and West Africa.

This short course is a joint contribution by GeoSociety, SEG Wavelets, and AAPG Wildcatters.