Robin Sutherland

Robin Sutherland

Robin Sutherland

Keynote title: Innovative cost effective exploration (in a low oil price world)

General Manager New Ventures Africa

Tullow Oil

Robin has been with the Tullow group since he joined Energy Africa as a geophysicist in 1997. After several years in that role he became the Chief Technologist at Tullow, tasked with implementing state of the art technologies across the company, before moving to exploration management in 2007. He has been in his current role since mid-2015 and is responsible for Tullow’s Exploration and Appraisal activities across Africa.

He studied geophysics at Edinburgh University before working at SSL, the seismic contractor, and SOEKOR. His early career was focussed on geophysics with a particular interest in AVO analysis and Pre-Stack Depth Migration, key techniques in Tullow’s exploration success