Randy Bissell

Geoscience Advisor

Randy Bissell is Geoscience Advisor to Headington Energy Partners, LLC in Corpus Christi, Texas. He is assigned to acquire, explore, support and develop prospects in deep South Texas and the Permian Basin. Previously he was employed by Exxon in a variety of assignments including South Texas production, Gulf of Mexico deep-water research and international exploration. His last assignment with Exxon was as the Lead-Professional Geoscientist for the Nigeria deep-water exploration team. While attending college, Randy worked as a field assistant for the USGS and the Mississippi Geological Survey.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southern Mississippi (1982) and a Master of Science from Oklahoma State University (1984). Randy has authored and co-authored numerous publications, field studies, seminar lectures and his Master’s thesis on topics related to the prediction of hydrocarbon reservoir distribution from the application of geologic models developed through the combined analysis of outcrop, cores, well logs and seismic facies/attribute expressions. Randy regularly lectures at TAMU Corpus Christi and TAMU Kingsville on topics related to geology and geoscience careers. He serves on the Board of the Corpus Christi Geological Society and maintains memberships in AAPG–DPA, SEG, West Texas Geological Society and Mississippi Geological Society.