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Dr. Jahn Hornung

Geologist / Geoapplications & Data Manager, Integrated Reservoir Management
Phone: +49-179-78-58-421
Address: Fuhlsbüttler Strasse 611
22337 Hamburg

Geoapplications & Data Manager, Integrated Reservoir Management

Ph.D. in Geosciences 

Focus on sedimentology and palaeontology

8+ years experience in proprietary E & P applications and systems architecture project management.

7+ years experience in operational geology for storage cavern construction and E & P.

20+ years of geoscientific research experience (sedimentology, palaeontology, remote sensing), including published record in international peer reviewed journals

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January 2022 - present

Wintershall DEA AG

Applications & Data Manager Integrated Reservoir Management

September 2020 - January 2022

Wintershall DEA AG

Senior Referent Business Management System

Administration, user and content management for ARIS-based corporate Business Management System (BMS) | Project for company-wide establishment and implementation of BMS

March 2014 - August 2020

Wintershall DEA AG

Senior Applications Analyst - Geoapplications

Project team and project lead level.

Focus on real-time well-site data surveillance systems, formation evaluation applications, and reporting software | Reservoir modelling, structural simulation, geotechnical applications, geoscientific database systems | Corporate digitalization and IT environment architecture projects, including cloud- and web-based solutions | Historical corporate data valorization by automated information retrieval with machine learning- and AI-based solutions | Demand and license management | Data service administration | MS-SQL and other database systems

August 2012-December 2012 August 2013-March 2014

GEO-data Gesellschaft für Logging Service mbH

Mudlogging Geologist

On-site operational geology:

Mudlogging | Wellsite data engineer | Core description and analysis | Reporting

January 2008 - February 2012

DEEP. Underground Engineering GmbH

Wellsite Geologist

Team-lead on-site geology

Mudlogging | Core description and analysis | Wireline logging supervision | Reporting

January 2007 - January 2008

DEEP. Underground Engineering GmbH

Mudlogging Geologist

Mudlogging | Wellsite data engineer | Reporting

February 2004 - May 2006

Institut für Geologie, Leibniz University of Hannover



Siliciclastic sedimentology | Facies analysis | Depositional dynamics in proglacial lacustrine sediments
Student course & fieldwork supervision


July 2013

Georg August University Göttingen, Germany

Dr. rer. nat. (Ph.D.) Geosciences

Doctoral thesis in palaeontology and sedimentology | Magna cum laude.

January 2004

Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany

Diplom-Geologe (Master equivalent)

Thesis in remote sensing.


Geosciences, academic & applied  

Geoscientific / Geotechnical Application Management

IT Applications/Architecture Project Lead

IT Applications project management

IT Architecture Design  

Corporate Digitalization  

Data Science   

Remote  Sensing

Published Scientific Research: palaeontology, sedimentology





(Full professional proficiency),


(Elementary proficiency)



For full list of publications, please refer to: