Ken Black

Kens PicKen Black has served as a director of Aberdeen Production and Exploration Company since December 2014.

Ken is a petroleum geoscientist with more than 30 years experience in the oil industry. 

He began his career as a geophysicist with BNOC/Britoil before moving to Clyde Petroleum Plc where he became an exploration team leader and asset manager. 

In 1994 he moved to Production Geoscience Ltd (PGL).  As a director of the business from 1996, he helped grow PGL into a renowned subsurface consultancy providing global geoscience services in exploration and development. 

During this period Ken provided technical leadership and business management support. He was appointed a director of Senergy Ltd following the merger with PGL in 2007.  In late 2010 he was appointed Exploration Manager for Desire and subsequently appointed to the board.

Since 2013, Ken has been providing geoscience consultancy services to clients in the UK, in addition to his responsibilities with Apec.