Leadership and Organization

The API GEOPHYSICAL was established in February 07th, 2011 as a Corporative Organization; and in Colombia as SAS, simplified joint stock company looking Liability partnership offer Industrialization and the tecnologies of modern seismic acquisition


Executive Management Team

President / Chief Financial Officer (CEO)

 Mr. Duverney has held the position as Chief Financial Officer of the company since 7 February 2011. Mr. Ardila has over 30 years’ experience in Seismic Acquisition, Seismic Data Processing; principal investments and corporate strategy. He came from the position as Chief Executive Officer and founding partner of API GEOPHYSICAL CORPORATION. Prior to this, Mr.Ardila was Manager of CSG- Compaņia de Sismica y Geofisica Ltd. Mr. Ardila has previously held a number of positions in Colombia, Venezuela, Guatemala, Espaņa, Francia, Rabat, Ecuador, Peru, Argentina, Brasil, and Saudi Arabia; with Frontier Exploration, Ram Petroleum, Applus Corp, CGG, GSI and Argas Saudi Compay in Aramco. Mr. Ardila holds a System Engineer TP & studied Civil Engineer,and Prospecteur Geophysicist from IFP School.

General Manager- Legal Representantive of API GEOPHYSICAL SAS

 Mr.Salazar acts as General Manager for the company through API GEOPHYSICAL SAS, where he has been parnet since March 2014. He holds a law degree from the University of Rosario, Colombia. Prior to joining APIGEO, from 2002 to 2006, Mr. Salazar served as Senior Legal Counsel with Petroleum Geo-Services; and its group of companies, and as legal counsel with Salazar Company from 2006 to 2012. He is a Colombian citizen and resides in Bogota and Miami. He has more than 12 years experience from the oil & Gas industry.

Alternate Representative Manager   Operations Manager

Mr. Perez; has held the position as Business Development in the company since February 2011. He studied in Javeriana University degree as Surveyor: Prior to the appointment of Business Development, he held the position as Manager Operations since 2011. Before joining APIGEO he held the position of Surveyor Consultant (Colombia) for AR Consultant from 2006 to 2012 based in Bogota and from 1970 to 1987 he held the position of Chief Surveyor Manager in Petty Ray, Geosource, GSI, Western in Colombia, venezuela, Peru. From 1976 to 1985 he held various positions in several seismic and survey companies, has extensive experience from 35 years in the seismic industry.