Gas GeoEngineering — Photo of Jean-Marie Questiaux — Founder of Oil & Gas Geoengineering

Jean-Marie Questiaux
- Founder & Director
Course Designer & Creator

Key Skills

  • Development Geologist, with strong Reservoir Engineering background (MSc)
  • Reservoir characterisation 3D Geomodelling & Static Model Construction
  • Integrated Studies: G&G, Petrophysics, Reservoir Engineering & Production Technology
  • Resource Estimation, Project Economics, Uncertainty Analysis & Project
  • Risk/Ranking
  • Field Developments: Green and Brown Fields
  • Corporate Strategy, Short and Medium Term Business Planning (Production & Reserves)
  • Integrated Technical Work Program (ITWP)
    Operations: Wellsite Geologist, Remote well monitoring, Geosteering

Professional Highlights

  • 40 years experience (17 with PetroFina/ TOTAL), initially in Exploration, last 15 years in Production & Development
  • Founder Oil & Gas GeoEngineering – Designed and Created Courses
  • Wide technical & professional experience in Subsurface Operations, Commercial & Managerial postings
  • Expertise includes: Exploration, Field Appraisal, Green & Brown Field Development, Reserves Replacement & Production growth.
  • Main Career Responsibilities & Titles: Exploration Manager Libya & Angola (PetroFina), Exploration Manager Bolivia (TOTAL), Technical Director Nigeria (Addax)
  • Teaching Fellow. Institute of Petroleum Engineering (Heriot Watt University)
  • Areas of experience: Africa (Nigeria, Congo, Angola, South-Africa, Libya), South-America (Bolivia), North-Sea (Norway) & Australia.


  • 2002 MSc Reservoir Evaluation & Management – Heriot Watt University
  • 1978 BSc (Honours) in Geology – University of Cape-Town