Anthony Proughten.

Anthony Proughten is a Director and Principal Geomechanics Specialist. He started his career as a Geological Engineer in the radioactive waste, mining & civil engineering industries, before moving into petroleum geomechanics.

Principal Geomechanics Specialist & Director

Before co-founding P(TEN) Limited in 2012, Anthony was Head of Formation Integrity for Africa & Mainland Europe for LR Senergy (a multi-disciplinary energy services consultancy). He was retained by a major operator for five years as a global SME for geomechanics and provided technical advice and assurance for drilling and reservoir geomechanics for assets worldwide. Anthony has over thirty years’ experience of geological engineering in a variety of environments. He has particular expertise in the application of geomechanics to the petroleum industry, and is currently responsible for delivery of geomechanics services to a range of operators worldwide. He is fully conversant with all aspects (technical and non-technical) of geomechanics workflows from study definition and inception to delivery and integration into drilling programmes and field development plans, and has particular expertise in the integration of geomechanics and wellbore stability assessment into the well design and execution process. He is looking forward to continuing this work with P-TEN Geomechanics Services S.L in Spain.


Beyond the Office.

I have enjoyed numerous sports and activities with varying success and a variety of minor injuries. Current pastimes include sailing, cycling and mountaineering. I have plans for beekeeping and truffle cultivation but have yet to get beyond acquisition of the basic equipment.