Bernice Herd



Senior professional
Profile Summary

Experienced geophysicist with twenty plus years experience in oil and gas prospect evaluations  and seismic interpretation across Australia, New Zealand and Indonesia.

Having worked in small multi-disciplinary teams, I am experience in prospect generation and evaluations. 

Primarily focused on seismic interpretation, depth conversions, and volumetric and risk assessments, with a background in data loading, and farmout material generation.

Currently based in New Zealand, I am available for geophysical evaluations to oil and gas projects throughout Australia.

My services include interpretations, prospect evaluation, peer reviews, datarooms and desktop studies.

I provide sound technical skills, and excellent communication skills

Personal details
Bernice Herd
New Zealand
New Zealand
Educational background
Highest academic degree:
MSc Geophysics
Professional details
Profession /occupation:
20+ years
Notable past employers:
New Zealand Oil & Gas
Areas of expertise:
Depth Conversion
Volumetric Assessment
Data Loading
Data Room Attendance
Seismic interpretation
Software skills:
IHS Kingdom
DUG Insight
Recent work

New Ventures Manager, New Zealand Oil & Gas Ltd(NZOG) 2019-2022

Managed workloads and performance of New Zealand Oil & Gas geoscience staff tosupport projects, including exploration opportunity generation and assessment,technical project execution, and merger and acquisition evaluations.  In addition, I led and undertook thegeophysics responsibilities of NZOG across its New Zealand and Australianportfolio and investment opportunities.  

Senior Staff Geophysicist, New Zealand Oil & Gas Ltd (NZOG) 2014-2019

Managed theoperated and non-operated Joint Ventures across New Zealand assets.  Reviewed opportunities in various geologicbasins, including Taranaki, Canterbury, Indonesia, Australia, Papua New Guinea,and Timor Leste.  Provided geophysical expertise across all NZOGs' existing assets andpotential new acquisitions, reviewing interpretations, depth conversions, AVOand attributes analysis, providing geophysical input to drilling plans

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