Alaska's Oil & Gas Consulting Company

management team

Christina Livesey, Ph.D.

PRA PartnersDr. Livesey has over 10 years experience working as a professional geologist. As a development geologist for Chevron Oil Company in Houston, Texas, she acted as a member of several multidisciplinary teams responsible for the technical, legal, and financial success of specific Chevron oil and gas fields. These teams were empowered to make decisions concerning drilling new wells, recompleting non-economic wells, and evaluating joint venture projects.

As a consulting, development geologist with ARCO, she was a member of a team involved in the development of 3K pad at Kuparuk field. As a contract geologist working for BP and ARCO, she completed a project to identify the location and thickness of all shales in all cored Prudhoe wells and calculation of the resulting net-to-gross numbers for each equity zone in the Ivishak Sandstone.

As an adjunct professor at the University of Alaska at Anchorage, she proposed, developed, and taught new geochemistry and tectonic courses, as well as introductory physical and environmental geology courses. She was most recently involved in overseeing the operation of BP Exploration’s HIVE visualization facility. Resume


Thomas P. Walsh

PRA Partners

Tom Walsh has over 25 years of experience in the Alaska petroleum exploration and production industry, with a diversified background ranging from basin analysis and lease sale assessment to production well planning and reservoir production modeling.

Tom has been involved in the exploration, appraisal, or development phase of many of the major fields in North Alaska, including: Prudhoe Bay, Kuparuk, Endicott, Pt. McIntyre, Milne Point, and Niakuk. He has managed 2D and 3D seismic acquisition and processing projects at Prudhoe Bay and Milne Point.

Tom's current interests focus on 3D seismic interpretation, and 3D reservoir modeling, and he is very proficient with all the current tools available to perform this type of work. Along with Tom's extensive geoscience work on the North Slope, he has also worked many of Alaska's interior basins (Nenana, Copper River, Kandik, Yukon Flats, Susitna) and has recently been involved in Cook Inlet studies. Resume