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Pierre Chuilon




Technical Manager, Total Exploration Production Alternative Subsurface Data (TEP ASD)


Pierre Chuilon was graduated in Geology (1983) from H. Loritz High School (Nancy, Fr) and in “Exploration Geology” (1997) from the IFP School (Rueil-Malmaison, Fr).


He starts working in the oil industry for a service company as Mud Logger and Measurement While Drilling Engineer from 1985 to 1989. During this period, he worked in various assignments in the Netherlands, Italy, France, South-Yemen, Nigeria, U.A.E and Libya. He joined the Total‘s Group in 1990 and worked as a Well Site geologist and as Operation geologist in Nigeria and Angola until 1992.


From 1993 to 1997, Pierre worked as a geologist in the Structural Geology and in Seismic Stratigraphy departments, in the Total’s scientific and technical center (Pau, Fr.). In 1997, he was assigned in Den Haag (Netherland) as an Exploration Geologist in the “Synthesis and New Venture” department. From 2001 to 2004, he was assigned as a Project Leader in the “New Venture” Division in the Paris Total headquarter, working on basin synthesis, data room, blocks and prospects evaluations. Areas of interest were Venezuela-Platform Deltana, Equatorial Guinea/North Gabon, Ivory Coast-Transform Margin, and Australia - North West Shelf.


Pierre has joined the head quarter quantitative log interpretation team since 2004. He first held the position of Senior Log Analyst, in charge of various R&D project as “Resistivity Inversion” and “Russian logs”. In 2008 , he took the lead of a Petrophycists and Logs Analysts team dedicated to studies for patrimonial entities such as “New Venture” and ”Unconventional Resources”. From 2012 to 2015, Pierre was in charge of the “Alternative Logging Evolution” innovative project, focused on Alternative logging tools characterization, calibration and validation and on alternative conveyance in horizontal wells.


Since 2015 Pierre is the technical manager of Total E&P ASD, a subsidiary of Total SA, supervising the design, and the construction of a new “Calibration Center” dedicated to well logging calibration. This new facility is located, in the vicinity of Pau, southwest of France, closed to the Total’s scientific and technical center (CSTJF).