Emrah Can holds BSc (Hons) degree in Geological Engineering from Istanbul Technical University. After working as a Geologist at TUBITAK Marmara Research Center for about a year, he studied Petroleum Geophysics at Texas A&M University with TPAO’s MSc scholarship. After his graduation, He started his petroleum industry career at TPAO in 1996. During this time, he worked on several domestic onshore and offshore exploration projects. He played active role in several farm-out campaigns, and he was leading team member during negotiating work programs with JV partners.
In 2007, he also obtained a MSc degree in Energy Studies with focus on petroleum business from University of Dundee with Jean Monnet scholarship.
He joined TransAtlantic Petroleum in 2009. He was responsible for all exploration activities of the company’s SE Turkey assets in Diyarbakir area until his leave in 2014. After working as a consultant for geothermal and mining companies for a short time, he started working for Petoil as Senior Geoscientist in 2015. His main responsibility was subsurface G&G data integration and interpretation in Chia Surkh field development project.