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Expert in Completions & Production Management

Expert ID: 736374 Texas, USA

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Expert is an Operations and Engineering manager with 10 years of experience in the Oil & Gas Industry. He is licensed in petroleum engineering and has experience as a subject matter expert for management consulting firms.
Expert can provide insights into the operations strategies of service companies and production companies, both at the field and management level.

Spotfire, Tableau, Wolfepak, Field Direct, Production Explorer, Enertia, Essbase/OLAP, Peloton (Wellview and Rigview), Cygnet, XSPOC, ArcGIS, ArcMap, Google Earth Pro, Carte, Fracpro PT, LabVIEW, MPLAB Microchip software, Multimedia Logic, Pro/ENGINEER, RT-Pro, Engineering Equation Solver, Maple, MATLAB, Minitab, Working Model, and Microsoft Office

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Houston, TX

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2018 Degree: MBA Subject: Business - Finance Institution: Auburn University
Year: 2010 Degree: BS Subject: Mechanical Engineering Institution: Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2018 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Completions & Production Manager Department: Operations Responsibilities: • Manage 6 direct reports, 34 indirect reports, and several contractors over diverse disciplines including Completions, Production Operations, Production Accounting, Automation/Measurement, Facilities, and Cost Accounting across two regions and five offices
• Directed production/completions operations, engineering, and managed LOE budget of $30 million/year and capital budgets ranging from $158 million to $300 million/year
• Played key role in seamless integration of $265 million acquisition, including production data transfer, SCADA integration, and new team members from divesting company
• Implemented operational changes the resulted in LOE savings of over $7 million annually
• Collaborated frequently with oil and gas purchasers regarding settlement and contract
• Continuously monitor status of performance vs. budget for monthly meeting with COO
Years: 2018 to 2017 Employer: Range Resources Title: Senior Production/Completions Engineer Department: Operations Responsibilities: • Responsible for completion and workover operations, including hydraulic fracturing, wireline, coiled tubing, snubbing, slickline, and swabbing
• Coordinated up to four frac crews, three coiled tubing units, and team of three during peak activity
• Responsible for over $60 million of capital budget in 2018 while driving costs down with new ideas
• Maintained effective operations of in house salt water disposal facilities that handled 30,000+ BWPD
Years: 2017 to 2016 Employer: Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation Title: Production Superintendent Department: Operations Responsibilities: • Managed field operations, with 20 employees and LOE budget of $25 million/year
• Developed consistent standards and training while promoting corporate culture at field level
• Promoted to supervisory role after six months in department due to record of success
• Reconfigured routes immediately upon gaining position, increasing efficiency by 16.7%
• OPEX in my tenure reduced from $2.64 million to $1.99 million/month
Years: 2013 to 2015 Employer: Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation Title: Production/Completions Engineer Department: Operations Responsibilities: • Project Manager over $30 million power grid installation
• Oversee collaborative efforts between utility companies, electrical engineers, and construction crews
• Prepared and presented East Texas and other legacy fields for divestiture
• Responsible for maintaining and uplifting production in various fields
• Managed 7 direct reports while directing frac crews and other contractors during completion of wells
• Design and execute hydraulic fracture treatments, coiled tubing mill outs, workovers, artificial lift, and well testing, putting wells on production on schedule and on budget
• Develop solutions to unique and complex problems in a safe, cost-effective manner
• Part of a team that took actions to save company $58 million during the downturn of 2015
Years: 2013 to 2014 Employer: Halliburton Title: Principal Engineer Department: Production Enhancement Responsibilities: • Coordinate and oversee frac crew and field engineers on behalf of Cabot Oil & Gas
• Provided in house engineering support for Cabot to maximize reservoir recovery and meet KPI goals
• Design stimulation treatments and other solutions for Cabot, Geosouthern, Devon, and others
Years: 2010 to 2013 Employer: Halliburton Title: Field Engineer Department: Production Enhancement Responsibilities: • Treated over 500 stages on wells with conditions varying from 155° to 380°F, 6200 to 14,880 ft TVD, treating pressures from 1200 to 12,000 psi, and job rates of 10 to 100 bpm
• Experience various linear, crosslinked, and CO2/N2 foam systems, and coiled tubing conveyed stimulation local expert
• Customers include Shell E&P, EOG Resources, Devon Energy, EXCO, Wildhorse, Anadarko, XTO, Chevron, Occidental, Indigo Minerals, QEP Energy, and many others
• Assigned as mentor to three associates and two interns

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
• Society of Petroleum Engineers, Gulf Coast Section – Membership Committee – Dec ‘19 – Present
• Professional Petroleum Data Mgmt – Professional Development Committee – Jan ’20 – Present
• The Falls at Imperial Oaks HOA – Finance Committee – Jan ’20 – Present
Licenses / Certifications
Licensed Professional Engineer

Additional Experience

Vendor Selection
Yearly review of all bidders in completions and production work for budgets ranging from $100 million to $300 million per year.

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