Dr. Long Ma ( 馬 龍 ): Senor Geologist with Shell Oil Company. His current focus area is exploration and development of resource plays in the Permian Basin. He has been heavily involved in onshore US new venture/acquisition opportunity evaluation, particularly in Appalachian Basin region, resource plays screening for basins from onshore Gulf Coast of US to China. He held the position of GeohazardsAssessment Specialist/Seismic Interpreter for two years, on pre-drill geohazardsevaluations of various prospects from deepwaterGulf of Mexico to Northwest Shelf of Australia. He holds a PhD in Geology from the University of Houston (2006), a Master’s degree from Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration and Development (RIPED) of PetroChina, a Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Geology from Chengdu University of Technology. He has enjoyed serving CAPA since 2005.