About Us

ResEvaL Consulting

Pty Ltd

ResEval Consulting was founded in 2015 to deliver a variety of services providing clients with solid petrophysical knowledge, formation appraisal techniques and reservoir evaluation.


Principal Petrophysicist and Managing Director, Andrew Buffin has over 35 year’s petroleum industry experience and will provide you with a complete understanding of your reservoir evaluation challenges and uncertainties

Andrew Buffin

Andrew founder and owner of ResEval Consulting has 35 years’ experience in the petroleum industry, primarily in Australia, North Sea, South America, New Zealand and Libya. Andrew has extensive subsurface petroleum experience with strong expertise in all aspects of well site operations, exploration and development geology, petrophysics and reservoir management across various types of reservoirs and diverse geological settings.


Andrew has developed strong project management skills. His roles have included the business development of formation evaluation and sub-surface projects throughout Europe and Australasia. Andrew has a full range of technical experience and is highly competent in petrophysics, petrophysical software and the geological applications of carbon storage.


Andrew has published a number of industry papers and presentations.

Career History

Position Company Location Active Years
Principal Petrophysicist and Managing Director ResEval Consulting Pty Ltd, Perth 2015-Present
Reservoir Development Manager Baker Hughes Perth 2012-2015
Subsurface Project Manager/Principal Senergy (LIoyd’s Register) Perth 2008-2012
Senior Petrophysicist Woodside Perth 2004-2008
Senior Petrophysicist Shell Expro Aberdeen 2001-2004
Petrophysical Advisor PGS Resevoir Oslo 1998-2001
Senior Petrophysicist Santos Adelaide 1995-1998
Development Geologist/Petrophysicist SAGASCO (Origin Energy) Adelaide 1991-1995
Petrophysicist/Operations Geologist Gas & Fuel Exploration of Victoria Melbourne 1989-1991
Development Geologist Claremont Petroleum Sydney 1988-1989
Wellsite/Operations Geologist Beach Petroleum Melbourne 1985-1988
Mudlogger Geoservices Various 1981-1984


BSc Geology, University of Wales (Swansea College), 1978


Post Grad Diploma (Mineral Resources), RMIT (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology), 1983

Curriculum Vitae

For a full review of Andrew’s experience please click here to view curriculum vitae.