Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Apache
Michael Bahorich was appointed executive vice president and chief technology officer in 2010, having been executive vice president — exploration and production technology since May 2000. He was the Company’s vice president — exploration and production technology from 1999 to 2000, vice president — exploration technology from 1997 to 1999, and the Company’s chief geophysicist in 1996 and 1997.Prior to joining Apache, Bahorich was an exploration manager with Amoco. He spent three years with Amoco Research where he patented two geophysical concepts that are now widely used in the industry. One of his research papers is the most cited article in the thirty-year history of the publication, “The Leading Edge of Geophysics”. A graduate of the University of Missouri at Columbia, he received his master’s degree in geophysics from Virginia Tech. Mr. Bahorich is a member of the board of trustees of the Houston Museum of Natural Science and serves on advisory boards at Stanford and Yale Universities. In 1998, Bahorich received the Virgil Kauffman Gold Medal from the Society of Exploration Geophysicists and was president of the organization in 2003. He is a director of Global Geophysical and holds eight patents.
See Michael’s Energy Conference presentation below.