Katya (Ekaterina) Casey

CEO Managing Director, Actus Veritas Geoscience LLC

Katya is one of the founders of Actus Veritas Geoscience and U3 Explore. She has more than 30 years of experience in the Petroleum Industry. Katya is a uniquely qualified professional with experience in geoscience, geospatial analysis, design, and implementation of specialized technical assessments and technologies in the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry. She is now applying her oil and gas subsurface characterization skills in decarbonization projects in regional and injection site assessments.

2018 GSH Honorary Membership Award for contribution to the profession

2008 AWC Award for Leadership in Technology

Katya Casey applies her passion, expertise, and experience developing growth strategies for upstream oil and gas and natural resource assessment companies. She is also applying her oil and gas subsurface characterization skills in decarbonization projects in regional and injection site assessments. She has delivered basin prospectivity assessments, evaluations, and development of play concepts, business and technology roadmaps, assessments of prospects within the plays, identification, and evaluation of play/prospect risks using relevant data and technologies. She conducts technical assessments, builds project execution plans, manages and delivers comprehensive projects. Katya is a respected technical speaker. She has co-authored papers and presented at industry conferences on upstream technologies, play-based exploration, and use of her findings from regional studies in value assessment of exploration blocks on offer.  She has received an award in “Leadership in Technology” from the Association of Women in Computing and the Honorary Membership Award from the Geophysical Society of Houston. She holds a Master of Science degree in Geophysics from the University of Houston.

2020 – Co-Founder, U3 Explore

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Fostering and administering a peer-reviewed content for reports, presentations, events, and collaborative projects for registered individual authors and Earth Science based companies.

2019 – Co-Founder, PetroXP Alliance

PetroXP Alliance fosters an innovative business environment for the deployment and success of small businesses. The alliance is founded on #HI+AI+OI (Human+Augmented+Organizational Intelligence) working together

2016 – Co-Founder, Managing Director, Actus Veritas Geoscience, LLC

AVGeo is a Collaborative, Multidisciplinary Team of International Experienced Geoscientists and Engineers Providing Advisory Services and the Delivery of Integrated Technical Projects.

Directed and conducted basin evaluations, technology assessments, and peer-reviews of the projects

2014 – 2016 Exploration Advisor, Murphy Oil

Explorationist Advisor - International Exploration New Ventures Team delivered regional studies of Atlantic passive margins.

2011 - 2014 Geoscience Advisor, Apache Corporation

Geoscience Advisor - Worldwide Exploration and New Ventures business development

2011 - 2011 Geophysical Advisor, Western Growth Area, Brazil, BHP Billiton

Brazil Exploration, Atlantic Margin.

2008 - 2011 Geophysical Advisor - Exploration New Ventures, BHP Billiton

Working on mega-regional petroleum system assessments in South Atlantic and country-specific projects in West Africa and South America. Interpreting seismic, gravity, and magnetics data in integrated study and testing the concepts in plate reconstructions.

2000 - 2008 Global Subsurface Computing Manager, BHP Billiton

In charge of a team of petroleum specialists in geoscience, drilling, petroleum engineering technologies and data management. Defined and implemented multi-year technology strategy

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