Editorial Board Member

Prof.Paulo Roberto Cordeiro de Farias


Wellsite Geologist, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte

Specialization: Geologist

Address: Campus Universit√°rio - Lagoa Nova, Natal - RN, 59078-970, Brazil

Email: leaocordeiro@uol.com.br

Institutional Profile Link: https://www.linkedin.com/in/paulo-roberto-cordeiro-de-farias-542b3a51/


Mostly dedicated to Petroleum Geology, worked from 1981 to 2003 as field geologist chiefly in Solimoes, Amazon/Acre/Takutu basins and Potiguar & Ceara basins, in the latter basins also as evaluation geologist and laboratory geologist, specialized in core and thin section descriptions. Worked as wellsite geologist from 2010 to 2012 in Campos and Santos basins and from 2013 to 2015 in wells in deep water GOM and in the desert at UAE. After retirement in 2003 from Brazilian state company Petrobras, worked as visiting researcher at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte in Natal until 2010, when returned to oil rigs. After leaving Weatherford Services wellsite job in 2015, returned to teaching classes at UFRN in Graduation (Petroleum Geology, Petroleum Systems, Basin Analysis, Well Logging) and Post-graduation courses (Petroleum Systems, Petroleum Industry, Siliciclastic Depositional Systems, Carbonate and Evaporitic Depositional Systems; Introduction to Exploration Geology modulus for Formation Evaluation short course). Prior to Petrobras, worked since 1972 to 1981 as field geologist in marine echosounding/shallow reflection seismic jobs in Brazilian coast, and in railroad and road projects as field geotechnical geologist in several Brazilian states, as well as field geologist researching uranium and thorium ore bodies in Brazilian Amazon. Geotechnical consulting geologist assessing dam project in Rio Grande do Norte State in 2016.