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CURRICULUM VITAE OF

DIRK P.C. HOS

POSITION: DIRECTOR

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PERSONAL DETAILS

NAME : Dirk Pieter Cornelis Hos

DATE OF BIRTH : 23rd August,1949.

NATIONALITY : Australian, born in Indonesia.

STATUS : Married 1972, 3 children.

EDUCATION

1972 University of Western Australia. B.Sc. (Hons), First Class in Geology.
1973-1975 University of Western Australia. Post-graduate studies in Eocene Palynology of Western Australia.

COURSES ATTENDED

Introduction to Dinoflagellates - (one week) University of Sydney.
Geochemistry in Oil Exploration - (one day) Woodside/Shell.
Seismic Interpretation - (three days) Woodside/Shell.
Introductory Log Interpretation - (three days) Schlumberger.
Organic petrology, vitrinite reflectance and fluorescence studies - (one week) University of Wollongong
(Professor Alan Cook).
Sedimentary Environments - (two days) Woodside/AAPG course.

PUBLICATIONS

Author of several published papers and innumerable reports on palynological and geological investigations.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Geological Society of Australia (including Coal Geology Group and Australasian Sedimentologists Group).
Association of Australasian Palaeontologists.
Palynological and Palaeobotanical Association of Australia.
American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists.
Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia.
Royal Society of Western Australia.
International Organisation for Palaeobotany.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1987- International Stratigraphic Consultants Pty Ltd (Perth)

Director and Consultant Palynologist providing palynological dating, source-rock, maturity and palaeo-environment services mainly to the petroleum industry on material from SE Asia, Australia and Papua New Guinea. All ages studied from Late Proterozoic to Recent.

1984-1987 Palynolab Resources Pty Ltd (Perth)

Consultant Palynologist primarily through ECL Australia Pty Ltd providing palynological and geological consulting services to the petroleum and coal industry, uranium explorers and hydrogeologists.

1982-1984 ECL Australia Pty Ltd (Perth)

Senior Consultant Palynologist, providing palynological and geological consulting services to the petroleum industry as well as to the coal industry, uranium explorers and hydrogeologists. All ages studied as well as environments, source rocks, maturity and integration with micropalaeontological and geological data.

1979-1982 Woodside Offshore Petroleum Pty Ltd (Perth)

Palynologist rising to Senior Palynologist working on palynostratigraphic projects from Mid-Triassic to Oligocene, examining spores, pollen, dinoflagellates and acritarchs. Undertook UV-Fluorescence analyses of kerogen for maturation, source rock potential and environmental evaluations, integrated with vitrinite reflectance and organic geochemical and electric log data. Development of sample processing methods and computer based species-data retrieval system to produce distribution and range charts.

1975-1979 South Australian Department of Mines and Energy (Adelaide)

Palynologist engaged on Permian, Late Triassic, Jurassic, Early Cretaceous and Tertiary palynology and geology.

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