Wal Muir has a B.Sc. (Hons) degree from the University of New South Wales (1978) with a double major in Geology, a major in Pure Mathematics and Honours in Geophysics.
He has a Master of Business Administration (1989) from the University of Queensland.
Mr Muir has more than 30 years of experience in the petroleum exploration and production industry, both within Australia and overseas.
Wal is a member of the Australian Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Queensland Petroleum Exploration and is a Distinguished Member of the Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia (PESA).
He has filled all the executive positions at PESA Queensland, and was Federal President of PESA from 1997 until 1999.
Mr Muir is an Adjunct Professor in Biogeosciences at the Queensland University of Technology.
An experienced and motivated petroleum professional, Mr Muir
specialises in the accurate evaluation of the value and risks associated with exploration acreage.
has specific skills in seismic interpretation, risk analysis, play and prospect evaluation and team leadership.
Prior to founding his
own consulting group in 2001, Wal
was the New Ventures and Exploration Manager for Petroz NL
has worked on all Australian petroleum basins, and extensively in basins overseas including SE Asia, the North Sea, Italy, Falklands and East Africa.