Executive Management Team
Peter M. Duncan, Ph.D +
Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer | email@example.com
Peter M. Duncan is President and CEO of MicroSeismic, Inc. a Houston based geophysical service company. He holds a Ph.D. in Geophysics from the University of Toronto. He began his career as an exploration geophysicist with Shell Canada before joining Digicon Geophysical, first in Calgary then in Houston. In 1987 he helped Digicon found ExploiTech Inc, an exploration and production consultancy. He was named President of ExploiTech when it became a subsidiary of Landmark Graphics in 1989. In 1992 he was one of 3 founders of 3DX Technologies Inc., an independent oil and gas exploration company where he served as Vice President and Chief Geophysicist. Duncan was 2003-04 President of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG). Duncan was the Fall 2008 SEG/AAPG Distinguished Lecturer speaking on the subject of passive seismic at 45 venues around the world. He is an Honorary Member of SEG, the Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists (CSEG), the Geophysical Society of Houston (GSH) and the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE). He received the Enterprise Champion Award from the Houston Business Journal in 2010 and the World Oil Innovative Thinker Award in 2011.
Ron Mogel +
Chief Financial Officer | firstname.lastname@example.org
Ron Mogel has more than 35 years of accounting and managerial experience in the manufacturing, service and construction industries; in multi-company, multidivisional and international environments in the energy service sector. Prior to joining MicroSeismic, Inc., Ron served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Omni Energy Services, Corp. in Lafayette, LA.
Ron holds an M.B.A. from the University of St. Thomas, is a graduate of the Loyola University School of Law and a member of the Louisiana State Bar. His undergraduate degree is from the University of New Orleans and he is a licensed C.P.A. in the State of Louisiana. He is a member of the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Louisiana State Bar Association and American Bar Association.
Terry Jbeili +
Chief Operating Officer | email@example.com
Terry Jbeili has more than 30 years of experience working in the service sector of petroleum exploration and development including 15 years working abroad in international operations and the past 15 years focused on strategic business development and structuring as well as technology development and commercialization. Terry has extensive experience in establishing, growing and managing operations from field to regional and executive level, as well as managing technology development and commercialization for large and small organizations.
One of his recent successes was Nexus Geosciences Inc. Terry helped grow the company’s business and global project footprint from being non‐existent to Gulf of Mexico centric and on to basins around the world including West Africa, North West Australia, Latin America and Asia. As Executive Vice President, he was responsible for all aspects of the business set‐up, growth and exit strategy. This ultimately resulted in Schlumberger’s purchase of Nexus in March 2010. Prior to joining MicroSeismic Terry served as a Business Manager for Schlumberger in Houston, Texas.
Terry has worked and lived in many oil and gas regions, including North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and the Former Soviet Union. He spent his undergraduate years at Imperial College, London where he received a BSc Honors in Electronic Engineering. He is a member of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists and the Society of Petroleum Engineers.
Michael Thornton, Ph.D +
Chief Technology Officer | firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael Thornton, Ph.D. has 23 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He spent nearly four years as VP of Data Analysis for MicroSeismic Inc. prior to being promoted to Chief Technology Officer in January 2011. Before joining MicroSeismic Inc. he spent six years in management at Veritas DGC as Imaging Director in charge of multiple processing crews and technology development. He began his career with ExxonMobil where he served as a research geophysicist, processing geophysicist and processing analyst.
Thornton has his MS and BS in geophysics from Texas A&M University and obtained his PhD in geophysics from the University of Houston. He is an active member of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists.
Greg Burns +
Vice President Human Resources | email@example.com
Greg Burns has more than 16 years of experience in international oilfield operations. The majority of his career was spent with Schlumberger, where he began as a Field Engineer. His career spanned roles in operations, marketing, sales and human resources. Including an assignment as Personnel Manager for Central Asia, based in Kazakhstan. Prior to joining MicroSeismic, he was Human Resources Director for Cooper Industries in Peachtree City, Ga.
Greg has a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Alabama and a Masters of Business Administration from The Rotterdam School of Management.