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New Staff in Singapore & Australia

During 2021 ERCE has added Kathe Trigg & Ivan Maulana to our Geoscience ranks in Asia Pacific.

Kathe Trigg

Principal Geoscientist

Kathe brings more than 20 years’ experience in integrated geoscience projects to the ERCE team, gained while working for major operators and service companies across the Asia Pacific region. These include Schlumberger, Chevron, Woodside Energy and BHP. ​

​She has extensive experience in integrated field development and management, focusing on reservoir characterisation, static modelling, in-place volume assessment, field development planning and well planning / execution. With well-developed complimentary skills in petrophysics, geophysics, reservoir engineering and drilling /completions, Kathe enjoys solving subsurface challenges with integrated teams for successful outcomes.

​Kathe has significant experience in stakeholder and project management, and focuses on good communication to ensure positive outcomes and on-time delivery of projects. She has a long history of mentoring and coaching and has delivered numerous courses locally and internationally. ​

​While she has lived and worked around the globe, Kathe has extensive experience in green and brown oil and gas fields of both the North West Shelf and Bass Strait regions of Australia.

Ivan Maulana

Senior Geologist

Ivan brings 10 years’ experience across a wide swathe of geoscience disciplines to the ERCE team, gained while working in laboratories, independent and major operators in Asia-Pacific, West Africa, Europe, and North America. He offers a technical focus on petroleum geochemistry, basin analysis, source rock evaluation, petroleum systems analysis, and basin modelling. This is in addition to core competencies in geophysics and wellsite geology, as well as a geographic focus on basins surrounding the South China Sea.

With the traits of a well-rounded geoscientist, such as an adaptable mindset and mental agility, Ivan enjoys working with interdisciplinary teams to build solutions for complex 3D problems. He is committed to successful project management for on-time delivery, and as a speaker of Mandarin, French, and Bahasa Indonesia, also has significant experience communicating with multinational teams.