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Durham University

Centre for Resources and Earth Energy Systems (CeREES)

Tony Doré

Tony Doré is Senior Advisor to Exploration Management in Statoil and Honorary Professor of Petroleum Geoscience at the University of Durham. He obtained his PhD from University College London and joined the petroleum industry in 1977. He has held senior technical and leadership positions with Statoil for 19 years, including VP of North America 2008-2011, and is currently based in London. He has worked petroleum provinces all over the world, with emphasis on NW Europe, the Arctic and the Americas. 

Tony has published more than 60 papers on stratigraphy, NE Atlantic - Arctic evolution, basement reactivation, basin modelling, passive margin structure, hyperextension, exhumed petroleum systems and exploration risk analysis. He has edited books on basin modelling, resource quantification and passive margins. He was Editor-in-Chief of the journal Petroleum Geoscience between 2006 and 2009. Tony was chairman of the Geological Society Petroleum Group 2001-2003, chaired the 2003 Petroleum Geology of NW Europe conference and edited the subsequent proceedings (2005). His awards include the Petroleum Group Medal (2006), Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2010 for services to geology and the AAPG Special Award (2011).