David Garner

Alberta, Canada

David Garner has more than 30 years of technical experience in industry with 24 years in applied geostatistical studies in petroleum and mining. He has published and presented over 25 technical papers. Currently, he is a semi-retired consulting geomodeling advisor and trainer. Previously Mr. Garner held positions in Halliburton as a Chief Scientist in R&D, as a Specialist in Equinor-Statoil’s Unconventionals R&D- Heavy Oil Technology Centre, as Senior Advisor Geologic Modeling for Chevron Canada Resources, and Reservoir Characterization Specialist at ConocoPhillips Canada. He was president of TerraMod Consulting for 6 years applying geostatistics and geomodeling techniques for reservoir studies and mining resources. As a volunteer, Mr. Garner served as a chair for the CSPG Geomodeling Technical Division committee for 20 years, was chairman/convener for three CSPG International conferences held in 2011, 2014, and 2018: Closing the Gap I, II, and III: Advances in Geomodeling for Petroleum Reservoirs. He served a two year board term as CSPG Finance Chair.

Mr. Garner holds two geophysics degrees, a B.S from Washington and Lee University and an M.S. from Cornell University. In 2006 he received a Citation in Geostatistics from the University of Alberta. Mr Garner is registered as a Professional Geophysicist (P.Geoph) through the Alberta’s Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists (APEGA). He is a member of AAPG, CSPG, EAGE, IAMG, SPE.