Dr Oliver Bartdorff - Geomechanics Tutor - Ikon Science Training Tutor

Dr Oliver Bartdorff - Geomechanics Tutor

Oliver graduated with a BSc in Geology in 1995, from the Technical University of Berlin. He then went on to complete an MSc in Geology (Hons), also in Berlin, followed by a PhD in Geology and Palaeontology at the University of Kiel.


In 2007 he joined JRS Petroleum Research, which merged with Ikon Science in 2012 to become Ikon GeoMechanics. Oliver's strong background in Engineering Geology, Civil Engineering and computer-based modelling complements his technical role, with specific expertise in image log interpretation.

As a senior geologist, he has key technical experience in image log interpretation, stress determination, geomechanics of reservoir rocks, fault seal analysis, log data quality control and characterisation of rock fissures.

Since 2007, Oliver has worked on a diverse range of projects throughout the world including Australia, Kurdistan, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Tunisia, Vietnam and Yemen.