Arthur Berman, BA, MS Geology

Arthur E. Berman
BA, MS (Geology)
Director, Labyrinth Consulting Services


Arthur E. Berman is a petroleum geologist with thirty-four years of oil and gas industry experience. He has done expert witness and research work on several oil and gas trial and utility commission hearings.

He worked 20 years for Amoco (now BP) and fourteen years as a consulting geologist. He gives keynote addresses for energy conferences, boards of directors and professional societies. He has been interviewed about oil and gas topics on CBS, CNBC, CNN, Platt’s Energy Week, BNN, Bloomberg, Platt’s, Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Rolling Stone and The New York Times.

He is a managing editor and frequent contributor of theoildrum.com, and an associate editor of the AAPG (American Association of Petroleum Geologists) Bulletin. He is a Director of the Association for the Study of Peak Oil, and has served on the boards of directors of The Houston Geological Society and The Society of Independent Professional Earth Scientists. He has published more than 70 articles on petroleum geology.