Ken Shaw

Affiliate Scientist

Phone: 403-264-0070

Going directly to industry after graduation, the first 13 years of experience centered in exploration geophysics and related business operations activities in western and frontier regions of Canada.

Following assignments as District and Chief Geophysicist as well as Exploration Manager with Unocal Canada, a transfer to Unocal Corporation as Vice President / General Manager, Exploration Research at the Brea Research Center, Brea California resulted in a broad exposure to exploration technology applications worldwide prior to retirement in 1996.

Since joining EGI in 1997, activities as Manager of the Canadian office have included participation in technical projects in the Caspian Region, Brazil and all frontier regions of Canada plus Alaska as well as Corporate Associate technical support and business development issues within Canada.

Research Specialties:

Resource Assessment Studies

Geophysical Applications

Business Development Analysis

Regional & Basin Experience

  • Arctic

  • East / West Coast Offshore, Canada

  • Western Canada Sedimentary Basin, Brazil

  • Caspian Region, Indonesia

1965 BSc in Geol. Hs., University of British Columbia


  • Society of Exploration Geophysicists

  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists

  • Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (PGeoph)

  • Canadian Well Logging Society

  • Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists

  • Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists