Jaguar Exploration
Top Management Attention in Every Project

Julio M. Jimeno, President/CEO, founded Jaguar in 2000 to provide services to the oil and gas industry. Jimeno’s business experience encompasses more than two decades in a worldwide career in the private oil and gas industry and the government energy sector.

A graduate of Lima’s San Marcos University with a BS in Electronic Engineering, Jimeno began by managing jungle and heliportable crews for Geophysical Services, Inc, in Colombia, as well as seismic crews in Argentina, India, Indonesia, México and Perú. His supervisor career included stints at Triton Argentina, Inc, and Shell Exploration. Prior to founding Jaguar; he was the Vice-President of Houston Geoscan and President of it’s subsidiary Geoscan Southam, Inc, in Lima, where he served also as project team leader for writing the Geothermal Law Project for the Ministry of Energy and Mines of Perú.

He has been responsible for driving the professional growth of seismic data acquisition QC on a global basis, applying these control and quality assurance capabilities to Jaguar field/office activities, customer project procedures and – professionally – through industry association like the AAPG, SEG, SPE, EAGE and HGS.

Jimeno is also the founder of The Amanda Jimeno Foundation, which his family created to provide aid and care for children afflicted with cancer, particularly those in rural areas of Perú. The Foundation is currently directing its support to the Ancash and Cajamarca States.

Henno Siismets, Vice President Operations, is responsible for the oversight of Jaguar activities on three continents and a growing workforce of highly focused quality control personnel. A 50-year member of SEG, Siismets joined Jaguar in 2000 shortly after the founding of the company and served as its senior explorationist on a variety of seismic acquisition, integrated interpretation and seismic petrophysical projects in México and Perú.

Siismets graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a BS in Geology/Geophysics and started his career with Gulf Research and Development Company in seismic interpretation and integration of magnetic, gravity and geologic data. He has extensive international and domestic operations experience gained while working for Gulf Oil/Chevron, Cabot Oil and Gas, Petromer Trend, Pennzoil and American Exploration worldwide. He has been directly involved with discoveries in the Danish North Sea, Lake Maracaibo (Venezuela), Libya and Oman.

Olga Narvaez, Vice President Software, manages the Jaguar Exploration team that creates and implements computer applications supporting the company’s mission of precise quality control of seismic data acquisition.

Narvaez has spent the past 15 years managing the initiation, planning and execution of projects for operational and commercial oil pipeline applications, including software and engineering, SCADA integration, scheduling, and budgeting.

She holds a BSc in Systems Engineering from Autónoma University in Manizales, Colombia, and an MS in Environmental Engineering from Los Andes University in Bogotá. Narvaez holds PMP certification from the Project Management Institute in Houston, TX, and Java certification from Rogers University in Oklahoma. She has worked as a software development engineer at Ecopetrol in Bogotá and as a senior project manager at Energy Solutions International in Houston.

Alfonso Ortega-Leite, Operations Manager, joined Jaguar after more than 30 years of experience working for Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX), the major oil company in México. A graduate in geophysics from the National University of México with the completion of an additional 4 semesters required for a Masters in geology. His initial PEMEX experience was as a field engineer engaged in seismic design and seismic acquisition; he continued working in a number of capacities within geophysical operations.

Also for PEMEX, Ortega-Leite collaborated development of the Multiple Services Contract, the form of contract which enabled foreign oil companies to participate in the Mexican oil industry in the northern part of the country; and created a new concept for the PEMEX engagement of a service provider to acquire massive 3D seismic data in deep water GOM using Wide Azimuth techniques.

He is co-founder of the PEMEX “Experts Net of Design and Seismic Acquisition” group. He is a long-time member of the Mexican Association of Exploration Geophysicists (AMGE) and of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG).