Radim Kolarsky



Mr. Kolarsky is a geoscientist with over 20 years of wide-ranging experience in the international oil and gas industry (10 years US domestic and 10+ years international).  His experience ranges from new ventures and regional exploration, to appraisal and full-scale field development work.  Beside his strong technical skills, he has considerable experience in leading technical teams and project management.

His experience includes both carbonate and clastic plays and basins. His exploration expertise includes: petroleum systems and regional play analysis, prospect generation, developing prospects to drillable status, screening of external opportunities, volumetrics, and prospect & play risking. His exploitation expertise includes: field appraisal and development, mature field re-development, integrated field studies, and 4D applications.  He is a highly skilled 2D/3D seismic interpreter. His work has a solid foundation in robust G&G integration, sound subsurface mapping, well log interpretation and correlation, sedimentology, sequence stratigraphy, structural geology and basin tectonics. Other areas of technical aptitude include QI reservoir and porefill prediction, seismic inversion, forward seismic modeling, quantitative seismic attribute analysis, AVO, building 3D reservoir porosity models based on seismic and wells, depth conversion and velocity modeling (comfortable with depth conversion in complex geological settings including salt, carbonates, deepwater).

He has experience with GIS, a good working knowledge of 2D and 3D seismic design, acquisition operations, processing tenders, processing QC, petrophysics, and reservoir engineering. In addition, Mr. Kolarsky has considerable international experience leading and managing cross-disciplinary teams in Europe, Kazakhstan, Nigeria and Cameroon.  He has also been utilized effectively by his clients as a technical trainer, who is multilingual and culturally adaptable.

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Professional Experience – Overview

Professional Experience - Details
1999 – Present                                                  KOLARSKY DEVELOPMENT CONSULTING
Consulting Geoscientist                  Locations in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia           

Berlanga B.V., Almaty                                                                                                            2012-Present

Rialto Energy, London                                                                                                          

Bowleven Oil and Gas, Edinburgh, Douala                                                                         2011 – 2012

Murphy Oil and PTTEP – Jakarta and Bangkok                                                                  2007 – 2011

MND Exploration and Production, Prague, London, Bucharest, Munich                                        2007

Devon Energy, Lagos and Houston                                                                                         2005 – 2007

2004 – 2006                                                                                            PETROKAZAKHSTAN
                                                                                          Almaty and Kyzylorda, Kazakhstan   

Exploitation Manager

Chief Geophysicist

Joint Ventures Field Development Consultant

1999 – 2004                                                          KOLARSKY DEVELOPMENT CONSULTING
Consulting Geoscientist                    Locations in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia           

Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria – Port Harcourt, Nigeria                       2002 – 2004

Watson Energy, Energy Partners, Beacon Exploration – New Orleans, LA                          
1999 – 2002

1997-1999                                                    SHELL DEEPWATER DEVELOPMENT COMPANY
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.                     
Senior Geophysicist

1992-1997                                      TEXACO EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION COMPANY
Geophysicist                                                                           New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.   

M.S. – Geology / Geophysics, The University of Texas at Austin
B.S. - Geology, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

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Professional Memberships:
American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
New Orleans Geophysical Society (NOGS)
Southeastern Geophysical Society (SGS)  (Board of Directors 1995 –1999)

English (fluent), German (fluent), Czech (fluent), Russian (good), Spanish (basic)

Personal Interests:
Classical music (amateur cellist), history, architecture, photography, skiing, gourmet cooking, automobile racing (hands-on touring-class).