Neil Watson, PGeol.
Enlighten Geoscience is a Calgary-based consultancy focused on geology and geomechanics. From the regional to the wellbore scale, Enlighten has global experience in a wide range of subsurface applications including oil and gas, geothermal and other areas. Its founders are Amy Fox – who has a PhD from Stanford University in Geophysics, specializing in geomechanics, and more than 20 years of consulting experience – and Neil Watson – who has a B.Sc. in Geology and has 35 years of experience in a variety of operational and consulting roles.
Neil began his career of over 35 years at Gulf Canada Resources Limited where early assignments in the Foothills and Peace River Arch helped him develop a strong understanding of the relationship between structure and sedimentation. He has spent the last 9 years directing a diverse group of technical experts in a series of multi- and single-client consulting projects ranging from comprehensive basinal Resource Play studies to smaller scale M&A and prospect evaluations. Neil holds a B.Sc, in Geology from the University of Alberta.