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, he was Head of Formation Integrity for Africa & Mainland Europe for LR Senergy (a multi-disciplinary energy services consultancy). Anthony is retained by a major operator as a global SME for geomechanics and provides technical advice and assurance for drilling and reservoir geomechanics worldwide. Anthony has over twenty eight 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 places particular emphasis on the integration of geomechanics and wellbore stability assessment into the well design and execution process.


Beyond the Office.

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