Gokul Chandra Naik

Gokul Chandra Naik

An internationally experienced E&P professional with an impressive 35 years of techno-commercial experience in different facets of Hydrocarbon Exploration and Development. Diverse working experience across operations geology, project management, strategy planning, technical consulting, risk assessment and business development. Expertise in Well-site Techniques, Sequence Stratigraphy, Regional Geological Synthesis, integrated Basin Analysis and Overseas Block Evaluation using multidisciplinary data for prospect generation and evaluation of sedimentary basins of India and overseas. Good understanding of the geodynamics concepts in general and spatio-temporal evolution of sedimentary basins in particularly, able to perceive regional tectono-stratigraphic evolution using sparse geological and other collateral data and there by appreciate the operating petroleum systems in a basin better. As a Hydrocarbon finder, associated with number of discoveries in India and abroad. Instrumental to the Evaluation and qcquisition and subsequent discoveries in Deep water Sergipe basin, Brasil and Rouvama Area-1, Mozambique.
Supervised students and research scholars for their thesis work on projects relating to Regional Geology and Basin Analysis, and also conducted various training programs for industry professionals and also for academicians the subject of Sequence Stratigraphy.
Authored around 50+ National/International papers, journal publications and technical reports related to regional geology, tectono-stratigraphy, petroleum geochemistry, 2D/3D seismic interpretation, fault seal analysis, sequence stratigraphy.