Instructor's Summary

Mr. Fred Lazor


Mr. Fred Lazor is a Senior Petrophysicist and Consultant with 40 years of extensive experience in the Oil & Gas industry. His area of expertise includes AVO, Inversion & Seismic Attributes, Production Geology, Well Composite, Construction Integrity & Completion, Special Core Analysis, Field Development Planning, Cased Hole Log Analysis of the Spectral Saturation Tool, Production Logs, Sector Cement Bond Logs and Multi-finger Calliper Logs using Warrior and other internal software analysis packages. Currently, he is working as a Senior Petrophysicist for Shell Oil Company in Pittsburgh, USA. Moreover, he is a Trainer in log analysis for petroleum engineers, geologists, petrophysicists and others involved in such activities.

During his career life, Mr. Lazor has lead various teams of petroleum engineers, geologists, reservoir engineers and petrophysicists to conduct field studies in major oil companies in the USA, Europe, South East Asia and the Middle East. One of his many achievements when he was a Consultant Petrophysicist at Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) was to lead a team of petrophysicists assigned to develop the South Raqta Field in to one of the leading heavy oil producing reservoirs in the world.   Further, he has occupied numerous prime positions in multinational companies including Vice President and Chief Petrophysicist at the National Petroleum Technology Company in Saudi Arabia and Chief Petrophysicist & Consultant in Shell Oil Company, Southwestern Energy Company, Schlumberger, TEXACO and Simon Geolithic.

Mr. Lazor has a Bachelor degree in Petroleum Engineering & Physics from the University of Texas, USA. He is a Fellow of SPE and has various publications presented over the years and circulated worldwide.