Evaluation and Project Development
Ian Graham brings over 20 years of mineral exploration and evaluation experience with Anglo American and Rio Tinto to WPX.
Mr. Graham has extensive geological and project management experience in the field of mineral exploration and project development in Canada and abroad. Ian will assist WPX with the management and development of the Robust Feasibility Studies, as well as, identifying, evaluating a negotiating for resource related projects that have high potential.
Mr. Graham resided in Saskatchewan for a lengthy period of time and has experience via diamond (exploration, Candle Lake Evaluation) and uranium exploration projects (including the Maverick Zone discovery with Kennecott/JNR) in Saskatchewan. In 2007/08 he provided Canadian based support to Rio Tinto’s acquisition of its Regina Potash project, which that company sold to Vale early in 2009.
Mr. Graham also has experience with innovative technology implementation, and has led implementations of the first use of LA-ICP-MS in applied thermometry on garnets, and leading Rio Tinto to develop the first routine major and trace element laboratory for diamond indicators.