Mr Derek Reay

Mr Derek Reay

Team Leader GSNI Energy and Minerals

Location: Belfast

Tel: +44 (0) 28 905 20970

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Biography

  •  2008 – ongoing : Team Leader, GSNI Energy & Minerals
  •  1989 – ongoing : Geologist, Geological Survey of Northern Ireland (GSNI)
  •  1992 –2004 : Petroleum geology & Information Services, GSNI
  •  1985 –1989 : Geologist, Hydrocarbons Group, BGS
  •  1981 –1985 : Geoscientist, Marine Geophysics Group, BGS
  •  1976 –1980 : Research in fluvial sedimentology, Queen's University, Belfast
  •  1976 : BSc Hons. Geology, University of St. Andrews

Current projects and collaboration

  •  2011 –2015 : IRETHERM - Deep Geothermal Energy Potential in Ireland

Research interests

  • Basin evolution
  • Energy storage
  • Geothermal energy
  • Petroleum geology
  • Potential field geophysics

Boards and committees

  •  2014 –2016 : Steering Committee, Unconventional Gas Exploration & Extraction Joint Research Project, Ireland & NI

Professional association

  • European Geologist
  • Chartered Geologist
  • Fellow of the Geological Society
  • Member, PESGB

Key papers

REAY, D.M., 2004. Geophysics and concealed geology. In: Mitchell, W.I (ed.) The Geology of Northern Ireland: Our Natural Foundation. Geological Survey of Northern Ireland, Belfast, 227-248.

REAY, D.M., 2004. Oil and gas. In: Mitchell, W.I (ed.) The Geology of Northern Ireland: Our Natural Foundation. Geological Survey of Northern Ireland, Belfast, 273-290.