Dr. Jaffrey Zafar

Dr. Jaffrey Zafar is a consulting petroleum engineer and geologist doing business as Bluebonnet Resources Corporation out of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers of AIME, Registration No: 3200062; American Institute of Professional Geologists, AIPG and American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Registration No: 21145. He is also a Certified Professional Geological Scientist, Registration No: 4569. Jaffrey has a Ph.D. and a D.Sc. in petroleum engineering and geology with over 30 year well rounded experience in oil and gas exploration, reservoir engineering, production and business.

After working for Amerada Hess, Kentucky Geological Survey and CONOCO, he co-founded the Bluebonnet Oil Corporation in 1982 with other partners. In an effort to expand into the international arena Jaffrey sold his interest in Bluebonnet Oil Corporation in 1989 and started the Bluebonnet International Corporation that was changed to Bluebonnet Resources Corporation in 1995. Bulk of his experience has been in the Appalachian and Illinois Basins, Cincinnati Arch and the Mid- Continent. Jaffrey has also evaluated oil and gas reserves in Canada, Indonesia and Pakistan. He is one of the pioneers of Gas Shale exploration and development. His work on Gas Shales include but is not limited to the following publications.

“Middlesboro Syncline Gas Assessment”, Oil and Gas J, September 1984.

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“Structure and Thickness of the Devonian-Mississippian Shale Sequence in and Near Middlesboro Syncline in Parts of Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia”, Report of Investigations 2, Series XI, 1984, Kentucky Geological Survey in cooperation with Tennessee Division of Geology and Virginia Division of Mineral Resources. Work supported by the DOE, Morgantown Technical Center.

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“The effects of Pine Mountain Overthrust and other regional faults on the stratigraphy and gas occurrence of Devonian Shales south and east of Big Sandy Gas Field in Kentucky and Virginia, Preprints for Second Eastern Gas Shales Symposium, U.S. DOE, Morgan Town Energy Technology Center, METC/SP-76/6, v.I, p. 404-415.

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“Nature and Position of the Devonian-Mississippian boundary in eastern Kentucky and contiguous areas”, (abs.): Abstracts of Papers, Ninth International Congress of Carboniferous Stratigraphy and Geology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, p. 241-242.

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“Rome Trough Section: A stratigraphic section through the Devonian-Mississippian black shale sequence in Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia, and Virginia: U.S. DOE, Morgan Town Energy Technology Center, EGSP Sec. 500.

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“Southern Tie Section: A stratigraphic section through the Devonian-Mississippian black shale sequence in Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia, and Virginia: U.S. DOE, Morgan Town Energy Technology Center, EGSP Sec. 501.