James Lindsay

Senior Geologist

Industry Experience

7 years
Technical skillset includes exploration and development in conventional and unconventional systems in North America.   

  • Projects have ranged from structurally complex deepwater reservoirs, to subsalt exploration, as well as unconventional appraisal in transitional depositional environments.


PayRock Energy

  • Focused on the early appraisal of the STACK play in the Anadarko basin, where he oversaw PayRock’s 35-well drilling program. 

Plains Exploration/Freeport McMoRan Oil and Gas

  • Assignments in deepwater exploration and development, Granite Wash development and Mississippi Lime evaluation.
  • Various assignments with small, independent operators in conventional Gulf Coast and East Texas reservoirs.


M.S. in Geology, with focus on Geophysical Modelling
University of Louisiana

B.S. in Earth Science
McMaster University (Canada)