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Amy Sullivan, P.G.

Royal Dutch Shell

Houston, TX

Gulf Coast Councilor

Amy Sullivan is the Councilor of EMD's Gulf Coast Section. She has been the 2006 Co-Chair, the 2008 Short Course and Field Trip Chair for the EMD-AAPG annual conventions, and was Secretary of AAPG Energy Minerals Division (2008-2010). In 2009, she was elected Secretary for the Houston Geological Society and she has served as HGS Vice-President (2010-2011), and was responsible for the annual technical program. She is a member of GSA, SEG, and a corporate contact and member of SEPM.

Sullivan is currently the Royal Dutch Shell - Integrated Reservoir Modeling Team Lead in P&T GSU Front End Studies-Americas. Her career began with Mobil in 1986 and she joined ExxonMobil in 2000. She has been with Shell since 2001 and has contributed as a Lead Geologist and as the Subsurface Lead for Brazil and Egypt offshore projects.

Her expertise is in production geology with significant in-field operations, well and reservoir management of mature assets, reservoir characterization, and reservoir modeling and simulation experience. Sullivan has 25 years of industry experience in appraisal, development and producing fields. She has worked international projects since 1997, focusing on South America.

She holds a BA in Anthropology and Classics from the University of Iowa, 1978, a B.Sc. in Geology (1983), and M.S. in Geology (1986) from the University of Iowa, and has untaken Total Quality Management courses, at the California State University Bakersfield, early 1990s.