James Faroppa

Chief Geoscientist and SVP Services

Mr. Faroppa joined the company in 2016 as Chief Geoscientist and SVP Services. Mr. Faroppa brings over 20 years of operator experience and has worked on a broad range of geological plays, basins and countries, from onshore unconventional to deep-water oil and gas discoveries. Before joining C&C Reservoirs, Mr. Faroppa served as VP Geosciences for Murphy Oil, responsible for assurance, portfolio management, specialist services and technical excellence. Previously, Mr. Faroppa worked for Kosmos Energy as VP Sub-Saharan Africa and for BG Group. Helping to find and deliver the pre-salt discoveries in Brazil was a highlight of his time in BG, which culminated with roles as Chief Technology Officer and Chief Geophysicist. Mr. Faroppa has degrees from Southampton University (B.Sc. Geophysics), Royal Holloway (M.Sc. Basin Evolution and Dynamics) and Duke University (M.B.A).

Dr. Shaoqing Sun

Founder & President

James Faroppa

Chief Geoscientist and SVP Services

Karl Zachry

VP of Technology

Rena Yan

VP of Special Projects