Oslund is a petroleum geologist with more than 30 years of experience in off-shore exploration in the Gulf of Mexico, South America, and south Asia. He is the retired manager of Geoscience Career Development and Recruiting at Anadarko Petroleum in Houston. His previous responsibilities at Anadarko included Manager for Exploration Asia/Pacific and, prior to that, strategic direction and execution of exploration program in Brazil for Anadarko. His specialties include clastic and carbonate geology, geophysical interpretation including structural/stratigraphic mapping, geophysical modeling, and attribute mapping. He has experience in business development and strategic planning. He has an M.S. from Indiana-Bloomington and an A.B. in geology from Albion College. He is an avid golfer, bicyclist, and marathon runner.