Short Biography of Some Key Persons


LARRY VIC C. CARBONEL – Larry holds a B.S. Geology degree from the University of the Philippines and a M.S. Computer Science degree from AMA Computer University. He attended several training programs in geology, geophysics, geochemistry and petroleum exploration. He started his career in 1994-96 as a Geologist with Basic Petroleum and Minerals Inc. where he was involved with the evaluation of the Lingayen Gulf and Mindoro Strait areas. In 1996-1997 he had a stint with the Oil and Gas Division of the Department of Energy monitoring E&P activities in the Philippines. From 1997-2001, he was back in Basic Petroleum as its Senior Geologist where he headed its Petroleum Operations Department and handled the company’s exploration program. He then worked with Philaqua Consultants Inc. from 2001-2003 as a Hydrogeologist/Database Specialist in the company’s long-term consultancy service contract with Maynilad Water Services, Inc. where he handled its Groundwater Database System and Geographic Information System (GIS). Beginning 2000 up to 2003, he worked part-time with the First Exploration and Development Services and took up consultancy assignments with Forum Exploration, Inc. and JAPEX. From 2003-2006, he worked with SAFEGE Consulting Engineers and was assigned in Kuwait and in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia where he worked as GIS Specialist, Database Manager, Quality Control Administrator, etc. He joined FEDS Energy in 2007. From 2009 to 2013, he worked fulltime as GIS Manager and Field Supervisor with Geo-Miocrobial Technologies International (Paris, France). In 2013 up to 2015, he joined PT Basic Energi Solusi as General Manager and later as Wellsite Geologist and Technical Consultant in their Indonesia Oil Project. He is currently a director of FEDS Energy based in Jakarta, Indonesia.