Hisataka Inoue joined Summit E&P in April 2019, with 37 year experience as a petroleum geologist and over 10 years of management for multiple oil and gas development companies.
His business carrier started from Offshore China project and expanded to those in multi-continents including North America, South America, Africa, Europe and Austrasia, which are not limited to exploration but also development and production of oil and gas fields.
He was a principal staff for petrophysics, stratigraphy, geochemistry and operation geology so that resulted in appointment to the leading position as a chief geologist for several years. Upon assignment for management, his area of interest and contribution was deepened further to business strategy and corporate management.
He has been inducted to be a member of directors of the Japanese Association for Petroleum Technology and appointed to be Vice Chairman since 2014 (Councillor since 2018).