Management Bios

Management Bios

Robert (Bob) Earle, P.Geol.

President

Bob Earle is a professional geologist with 40 years of geoscience experience. After graduating with a BSc. in Geology from the University of Calgary in 1978 and completing four summers working across Canada in mineral exploration, he began research into uranium in black shales and phosphates at the University of Calgary. In 1984, following five years as a Wellsite Geologist throughout western Canada and the arctic, a partnership was formed and Bob became President of Pro Geo Consultants, a leading geological consulting company. Always seeking new and innovative means to understand petroleum geology, he created a geological Lab and Analytic facility in 2014 to better characterize petroleum reservoirs using leading edge technology and analytics. Bob is a long-time member and sponsor of the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG) and a professional member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists (APEGA) of Alberta, Canada.

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Scott Thain, P.Geol.

Operations Manager

Scott Thain is a professional geologist with over 15 years of experience in both wellsite geology and in operations management for Pro Geo.  Scott graduated from the University of Regina with a B.Sc. (Honours) in Geology and is a member of the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG) and a professional member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists (APEGA) of Alberta, Canada.

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Timothy Hagan, P.Geol.

Operations Manager

Tim Hagan is a professional geologist over 20 years of experience in both wellsite geology and in operations management for Pro Geo.  Tim holds a Masters of Science (Geoscience) from the University of Waterloo (1997) and has been published in numerous papers with the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) as well as the Journal of Sedimentary Research.  After 3 years as a wellsite geologist with Pro Geo, Tim joined the team at Renaissance Energy as an Exploration Geologist until their sale to Husky Energy, at which point he rejoined Pro Geo as Operations Manager.  Tim is a professional member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists (APEGA) of Alberta, Canada.

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James Ablett, B.Sc. Geology

Client Relations & Business Development

James Ablett joined Pro Geo after over a decade in business development in the oil and gas industry. James received his B.Sc. in Geology from the University of Calgary before working with Weatherford as a logging engineer in western Canada, U.S.A., Mexico, the Middle East and North Africa.  James returned to Canada and used his strong technical skills and customer driven focus to provide solutions with Halliburton for oil and gas companies, ranging from junior start-ups to well established multi-nationals.  James served as President of the Canadian Well Logging Society (CWLS) and is a member of the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG)

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